Posts Tagged Western Europe

Stockholm regrets withdrawal of 2022 Games bid

LONDON (AP) — If the IOC is willing to reopen the bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games, Stockholm would be happy to jump back into the race.

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3 below-the-radar films to catch this fall

This photo released by Magnolia Pictures shows, from left, Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren and Vincent Wettergren in a scene from the film, "Force Majeure," a Magnolia Pictures release.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Magnolia Pictures)

By all means, see David Fincher’s gloriously pulpy “Gone Girl,” the elegant, surreal comedy “Birdman,” the percussive and intelligent indie “Whiplash” and the staggering Edward Snowden documentary “Citizenfour.” But before Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic “Interstellar” arrives and wipes everyone’s brains, here are three films not to forget amid the increasingly crowded fall movie season:

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CBC secures Canadian TV rights to 2018/2020 Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has secured the country’s broadcast rights to the 2018 and 2020 Olympics.

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6 Germany players in Ballon d’Or 23-man list

Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left celebrates with teammate Neymar after scoring during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul White)

ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) — Six members of the Germany squad that won the World Cup were included among the nominees for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award Tuesday, joining Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar on the 23-man short list.

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Sam Querrey beats 2012 runner-up Jerzy Janowicz

PARIS (AP) — American qualifier Sam Querrey reached the second round of the Paris Masters by beating 2012 runner-up Jerzy Janowicz 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-4 Monday.

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