Posts Tagged Western Europe

Tearful Tony McCoy denied victories in final races of career

Jockey Tony McCoy parades Box Office in front of the grandstand following the last race of his career, at Sandown Park racecourse, London, Saturday, April 25, 2015. McCoy retires Saturday after being champion jump jockey for 20 consecutive years. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

ESHER, England (AP) — Surrounded by an 18,000-capacity crowd at Sandown Park racecourse, Tony McCoy pulled down his goggles to mask the tears.

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Watford back in Premier League after 8-year absence

WATFORD, England (AP) — Watford sealed its return to the Premier League after an eight-year absence after winning on Saturday and seeing its promotion rivals stumble in England’s second tier.

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US routs Canada 7-2 in semifinal at under-18 hockey worlds

ZUG, Switzerland (AP) — The United States defeated Canada 7-2 on Saturday to advance to the final of the under-18 world hockey championship.

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Nishikori beats Klizan to return to Barcelona Open final

Kei Nishikori of Japan plays a return to Martin Klizan of Slovakia, during the Barcelona open tennis tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Defending champion Kei Nishikori is back in the final of the Barcelona Open after beating Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-1, 6-2 Saturday.

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Michael Schumacher’s son makes strong Formula 4 debut

German Formula 4 driver Mick Schumacher of team Van Amersfoort walks with his best rookie award during the season kickoff in Oschersleben, Germany, Saturday, April 25, 2015, after ranking 9th in the race. He is the son of former Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher. (Jens Wolf/dpa via AP)

OSCHERSLEBEN, Germany (AP) — The teenage son of former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher made a strong debut at Formula 4 level on Saturday.

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