Posts Tagged Western Europe

UCF, Penn St. Ireland opener threatened by volcano

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — UCF’s season opener in Ireland next week against Penn State may be in peril because of a possible volcanic eruption in Iceland.

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Man United completes signing of defender Rojo

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, centre right, celebrates with teammates after scoring against Swansea City during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Aug. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United completed the signing of defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon for 20 million euros ($27 million) on Wednesday, and sent Nani on loan to the Portuguese club.

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CAS rejects Kreuziger appeal to race in Vuelta

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Under suspicion for doping, Roman Kreuziger has been denied his request to start the three-week Spanish Vuelta on Saturday.

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UEFA investigates Italian soccer head over racism

Italian national soccer team's new coach Antonio Conte, left, flanked by Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) President Carlo Tavecchio, speak during a press conference for his presentation, in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

LONDON (AP) — The Italian football federation’s new president is being investigated by UEFA over an alleged racist comment and could be banned for three months.

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5 things to know before the Belgian Grand Prix

PARIS (AP) — The intense title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg continues at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, as the Formula One championship resumes following a summer break with Rosberg leading his Mercedes teammate by just 11 points.

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