Posts Tagged Switzerland

6 candidates in running for equestrian presidency

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Six candidates — all from Europe — are in the running to replace Princess Haya of Jordan as president of the International Equestrian Federation.

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What to watch at US Open: Bencic, 17, eyes semis

Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, reacts on her way to her upset victory over Jelena Jankovic, of Serbia, in the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. Bencic won 7-6 (6), 6-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarterfinals.

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FIFA opens talks on 2022 World Cup dates in Qatar

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA will step up the search for new dates to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at talks with football officials next Monday.

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