Posts Tagged Western Europe

England’s Gerrard retires from international play

In this Sunday, June 22, 2014 file photo, England national soccer team captain Steven Gerrard listens as head coach Roy Hodgson speaks during a press conference after a squad training session that was closed to the media for the 2014 soccer World Cup at the Urca military base in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from international football on Monday, July 21, 2014. The 34-year-old Liverpool midfielder made 114 appearances for England over 14 years. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

LONDON (AP) — England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from the national team Monday to focus on playing for Liverpool.

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Troicki wins match at Swiss Open after 1-year ban

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Viktor Troicki returned from a one-year ban for a doping rules violation with victory in the Swiss Open first round on Monday.

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Evra transfers from Manchester United to Juventus

TURIN, Italy (AP) — France left back Patrice Evra has completed a transfer from Manchester United to Italian champion Juventus.

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Burke fashions epic story in ‘Wayfaring Stranger’

This book cover image released by Simon & Schuster shows "Wayfaring Stranger," by James Lee Burke. (AP Photo/Simon & Schuster)

“Wayfaring Stranger” (Simon & Schuster), by James Lee Burke

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Fight Schedule

At Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, N.Y. (SHO), Antoine Douglas vs. Michel Soro, 10, for the vacant WBA International middleweight title.

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