Posts Tagged Violence

Greek soccer’s ‘Grexit’ risk eased after talks with UEFA

Former German soccer player Karl-Heinz Riedle, right, ambassador for the UEFA Champions League final in Berlin, draws a ball next to UEFA Secretary General Gianni Infantino, left, during the draw of the semifinal soccer matches for the UEFA Europa League 2014/15 at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, Friday, April 24, 2015. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is unlikely to be suspended from international competition after its government pledged to make key changes to a new sports law aimed at fighting violence and match-fixing, UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino said Wednesday.

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White Sox-Orioles postponed again in riot-ravaged Baltimore

In this aerial photo, Oriole Park at Camden Yards sits empty, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore, as unrest that occurred after Freddie Gray's funeral continues into a second day. The Baltimore Orioles postponed Tuesday's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, and Wednesday's game will be closed to the public, followed rioting in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — After a pair of postponements caused by rioting in Baltimore, the Orioles and Chicago White Sox will play Wednesday at Camden Yards in what is believed to be the first game without fans in major league baseball’s 145-season history.

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