Posts Tagged Western Europe

Illegal drone use a growing issue at sports venues

A drone with an Albanian flag banner flies over Partizan stadium during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. The match was abandoned. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

LONDON (AP) — Long after drones became a key tool for militaries and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events.

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10-man panel set up to review Bianchi crash in F1

PARIS (AP) — A 10-man working group set up to review the accident that has left Formula One driver Jules Bianchi fighting for his life will present its findings on Dec. 3.

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Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics

LONDON (AP) — Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Hulkenberg signs new deal with F1 team Force India

LONDON (AP) — Force India says it has reached an agreement with Nico Hulkenberg that will see the Formula One driver continue to race with the team until 2015.

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IOC seeks explanation of Russian member’s comments

Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev talks during the official ceremony after the final match at the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 by the WTA Tour and suspended from tour involvement for a year for questioning Venus and Serena Williams' gender in comments on Russian television. The WTA Tour said Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, that the $25,000 fine is the maximum allowed under tour rules and that it is seeking Tarpischev's removal as chairman of the Kremlin Cup tournament for one year. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee is asking Russian member Shamil Tarpischev for a “full explanation” of his comments about Venus and Serena Williams that led to him being fined and suspended by the women’s tennis tour.

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