Posts Tagged Western Europe

Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

SEATTLE (AP) — Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington’s career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Chelsea wins League Cup; City’s Premier League hopes shrink

Chelsea's John Terry, centre, celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the game during the English League Cup Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, March,  1, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea won the League Cup by defeating Tottenham 2-0 Sunday, and its Premier League title chances improved with Manchester City’s loss at Liverpool.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Williams & Ferrari end F1 winter tests on high

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Williams and Ferrari are poised to make a good start to the Formula One season after both finished winter testing with another strong showing on Sunday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , ,

Northug wins 50K race for 4th gold of Nordic skiing worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Petter Northug wrapped up his most successful championships with the kind of performance that has made him the world’s top cross-country skier.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Hirscher holds big lead after 1st run of WCup giant slalom

Austria's Marcel Hirscher, center, winner of an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom competition, celebrates on the podium with Germany's Felix Neureuther, second placed, left, and Austria's Benjamin Raich, third placed, in Garmish Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Overall leader Marcel Hirscher claimed his fourth straight World Cup giant slalom victory with the discipline’s third-biggest winning margin on Sunday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,