Posts Tagged United Kingdom

NFL-backed study: $255M boost to UK from franchise

In this handout image made available by NFL UK, the teams run onto the field before the NFL football game between Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.  (AP Photo/Nicky Hayes, NFL UK)

LONDON (AP) — An NFL franchise in London could generate more than $250 million a year for Britain, according to a study released Wednesday.

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Stockholm regrets withdrawal of 2022 Games bid

LONDON (AP) — If the IOC is willing to reopen the bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games, Stockholm would be happy to jump back into the race.

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3 below-the-radar films to catch this fall

This photo released by Magnolia Pictures shows, from left, Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren and Vincent Wettergren in a scene from the film, "Force Majeure," a Magnolia Pictures release.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Magnolia Pictures)

By all means, see David Fincher’s gloriously pulpy “Gone Girl,” the elegant, surreal comedy “Birdman,” the percussive and intelligent indie “Whiplash” and the staggering Edward Snowden documentary “Citizenfour.” But before Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic “Interstellar” arrives and wipes everyone’s brains, here are three films not to forget amid the increasingly crowded fall movie season:

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IOC contacts Russian over Williams sisters remarks

Serena Williams of the U.S. embraces her trophy after defeating Romania's Simona Halep in the singles final at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

LONDON (AP) — The IOC ethics commission has contacted Russian tennis president Shamil Tarpischev to explain his comments about Venus and Serena Williams that led to him being fined and suspended by the women’s tour.

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F1 team Marussia enters bankruptcy protection

LONDON (AP) — The Marussia team’s move into bankruptcy protection on Monday, four days after Formula One rival Caterham did the same, leaves only 18 cars on the grid for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix, the smallest in nearly a decade.

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