Posts Tagged Western Europe

All eyes on Hamilton and Rosberg at Belgian GP

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia, right, looks at Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, as he addresses the media ahead of Sunday's Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

SPA, Belgium (AP) — All eyes will be on Mercedes at the Belgian Grand Prix as the increasingly tense rivalry between championship leader Nico Rosberg and teammate Lewis Hamilton resumes following a summer break.

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Rossi to race for Marussia team at Belgian GP

SPA, Belgium (AP) — American driver Alexander Rossi will make his Formula One debut for Marussia at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix, replacing Max Chilton during his contractual problems.

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Dortmund hopes to raise cash in stock issue

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund is hoping to raise fresh capital with a stock issue expected to bring in 114.4 million euros ($151.72 million) in an effort to reduce debt and give the club more financial clout.

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Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool could be about to replace one controversial striker with another.

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5 things to know about the Spanish league

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match against Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish league opens this weekend with the three main title contenders – Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, and Barcelona- all facing smaller clubs they will be expected to beat.

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