Posts Tagged Western Europe

Wigan owner makes controversial comment about Jews

Wigan Athletic's new manager Malky Mackay and Chairman Dave Whelan background pause, during a press conference at the DW Stadium, in Wigan, England,  Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014. Wigan was condemned by English football's anti-discrimination organization for hiring Malky Mackay as its manager on Wednesday while he is still under investigation for offensive comments. Since August, the English Football Association has been looking into a dossier from Mackay's time as Cardiff manager, including text messages he acknowledged were "completely unacceptable, inappropriate." (AP Photo/PA, Barrington Coombs) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

WIGAN, England (AP) — The owner of English club Wigan has made controversial comments about Jewish people while defending his decision to hire a coach who is under investigation for sending racist and anti-Semitic messages.

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FIFA to review World Cup corruption report

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts Russia and Qatar back in question.

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Swiss museum to decide future of Gurlitt art trove

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum and German officials plan to announce Monday what will happen to a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to the museum by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt.

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Machida, Wagner look to clinch spots for GP Final

Silver medalist Russia's Anna Pogorilaya performs during Exhibition Program at the Cup of Russia ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

BORDEAUX, France (AP) — World championships runner-up Tatsuki Machida of Japan and Ashley Wagner of the United States hope to clinch spots for the Grand Prix Final when they compete at the Trophee Bompard, which starts Friday.

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Roger Federer to face Monfils in Davis Cup final

Switzerland's Roger Federer, second left, during the Swiss team media conference at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Switzerland will face France in the Davis Cup final starting next Friday. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

LILLE, France (AP) — Saying he has recovered from a back injury, Roger Federer has the chance to finally win one of the only notable titles missing from his collection.

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