Posts Tagged Switzerland

Lahm among 3 Germany defenders on shortlist

Barcelona's Gerard Pique fights for the ball with APOEL's Gustavo Manduca during a Champions League Group F soccer match between APOEL and FC Barcelona at GSP stadium, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

ZURICH (AP) — World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm is among three Germany defenders nominated by professional players for selection in the FIFA FIFPro World XI.

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Bahrain, UAE barred from retaking worlds places

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — The International Handball Federation has barred Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates from retaking their places at the world championships despite ending apparent political boycotts of the event in Qatar.

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Russian swimmer tests positive for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — FINA says Russian swimmer Olga Kluchnikova tested positive for a banned diuretic at the Russian national championships in May and has been serving a doping ban.

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Switzerland wins Davis Cup final

Switzerland's Roger Federer falls to the clay after defeating France's Richard Gasquet and winning the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, northern France, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer has now claimed all the big prizes on offer in tennis and, for once, will be happy to share his latest trophy with others.

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France captain under fire after David Cup loss

France's Richard Gasquet, left, and team captain Arnaud Clement tap their hands as he plays Switzerland's Roger Federer during the Davis Cup final match in Lille, northern France, Sunday, Nov.23, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

LILLE, France (AP) — The French tried everything to thwart Roger Federer’s attempt to win the Davis Cup.

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