Posts Tagged Western Europe

Murray beats Young, Britain leads US 1-0 in Davis Cup

Donald Young of the US returns the ball to Britain's Andy Murray during the first round Davis Cup match between Britain and US at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Friday March 6, 2015. (AP Photo/PA, Jeff Holmes) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Andy Murray quelled a mid-match comeback from Donald Young to win in four sets Friday and give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup.

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Serie A votes to provide crisis-hit Parma emergency funding

MILAN (AP) — Italy’s top soccer teams voted to give Parma a 5 million euro ($5.5 million) emergency fund to help the club finish the season.

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Turkish hurdler’s doping ban increased from 2 to 3 years

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former European 100-meter hurdles champion Nevin Yanit has had her doping ban increased from two to three years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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Blatter urges Iran to open stadiums to women

FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks at a CONMEBOL general congress in Asuncion, Paraguay, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The 78-year-old Blatter is seeking a fifth, four-year term running football. The countries which make up the South American football confederation have decided to support Blatter in FIFA's presidential elections, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

PARIS (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter is urging Iran to end the ban on women watching football in stadiums.

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Bach: IOC doesn’t always agree with host country politics

IOC President Thomas Bach of Germany makes a  a speech at Denmark's Sports Federation's Congress  in Brondby, Denmark Thursday March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Lars Poulsen/Polfoto) DENMARK OUT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The International Olympic Committee does not necessarily condone the political or legal systems in countries that it selects to host the games, IOC President Thomas Bach said.

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