Posts Tagged Western Europe

Wilshere’s comeback delayed by more surgery on ankle

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger touches his head as he sits on the bench during the Champions League round of 16 soccer match between Arsenal and AS Monaco at the Emirates Stadium in London, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has had more surgery on his left ankle, delaying his comeback after three months out because of injury.

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Taekwondo fighter eyes nationality switch for next Olympics

LONDON (AP) — A top-ranked taekwondo fighter from Britain is seeking to change his nationality to Moldovan to ensure he qualifies for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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McLaren misery mounts, Massa puts Williams on top at F1 test

Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren Honda steers his car, during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — McLaren’s misery mounted after another malfunction left Jenson Button stranded as Felipe Massa steered Williams to the fastest lap during Formula One preseason testing on Thursday.

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Chelsea signs tire company Yokohama as new jersey sponsor

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has signed Japanese tire manufacturer Yokohama as its new jersey sponsor in a deal that could be worth more than $300 million for the English Premier League leader.

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Norway restores order by winning women’s cross-country relay

Austria's Bernhard Gruber reacts after winning the 10km individual race during the Nordic Combined Gundersen LH HS134/10,0 (K) at the 2015 FIS Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.  (AP Photo, TT, Anders Wiklund) SWEDEN OUT

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Marit Bjoergen collected one of the few records she didn’t already have as Norway restored some order to women’s cross-country skiing by easily winning the 4×5-kilometer relay at the world championships on Thursday.

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