Posts Tagged Western Europe

Scolari out of a job, without many supporters in Brazil

In this July 9, 2014 file photo, Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari gestures during a press conference in Teresopolis, Brazil. Almost a year after the loss to Germany on what he called the "worst day" of his career, Scolari still hasn't regained the trust of local fans. He failed in his first job after the World Cup debacle: a stint with Gremio that ended with his resignation on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, just two matches into the Brazilian league season. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Not long ago, Luiz Felipe Scolari was seen as an indisputable hero in Brazil. Most agreed he was the perfect coach to lead the national team at the home World Cup.

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Scolari out of a job, without many supporters in Brazil

In this July 9, 2014 file photo, Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari gestures during a press conference in Teresopolis, Brazil. Almost a year after the loss to Germany on what he called the "worst day" of his career, Scolari still hasn't regained the trust of local fans. He failed in his first job after the World Cup debacle: a stint with Gremio that ended with his resignation on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, just two matches into the Brazilian league season. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Not long ago, Luiz Felipe Scolari was seen as an indisputable hero in Brazil. Most agreed he was the perfect coach to lead the national team at the home World Cup.

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Greece escapes soccer suspension, FIFA happy with changes

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — FIFA says it is satisfied with changes made to sporting law in Greece, and has dropped a threat to suspend the country from international competition.

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Vinci and Knapp to meet in Nuremberg Cup final

NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Roberta Vinci advanced to the Nuremberg Cup final on Friday after second-seeded Angelique Kerber withdrew because of a back injury.

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F1 will invite companies to bid to become sole tire supplier

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the first free practice at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Thursday, May 21 2015. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

MONACO (AP) — Formula One’s governing body has invited companies to bid to become the sole supplier of F1 tires for a three-year period starting in 2017.

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