Posts Tagged Europe

Dettori gives Qatar winning start to Goodwood sponsorship

GOODWOOD, England (AP) — Frankie Dettori steered Qatar-owned Galileo Gold to victory on Tuesday in the Qatar Vintage Stakes on the first day of the Goodwood Festival, which now has the oil-and-gas rich Gulf nation as its title sponsor.

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2-time champion Bellucci advances at Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Two-time Swiss Open champion Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil eased to a 6-2, 6-3 first-round victory over Kimmer Coppejans on Tuesday.

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AP Sources: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president

UEFA President Michel Platini watches the preliminary draw for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev

GENEVA (AP) — Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week.

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Europe’s largest Jewish sporting event opening in Germany

From left, Israel's Arman Vanaian, Larry Sherman, Greg Meyers and Victor Hugo Carmona try to block the ball during the Open men  hockey match between Israel and Germany at the European Maccabi Games in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. More than 2,000 Jewish athletes are gathering in Berlin for the European Maccabi Games, being held for the first time in Germany, and  at sites constructed by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

BERLIN (AP) — More than 2,000 Jewish athletes are gathering for the first European Maccabi Games to be held in Germany, at a site built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.

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China denied dive sweep at world championships

Italy's gold medalist Tania Cagnotto poses after the medal ceremony for the women's 1 m springboard final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — China missed out on sweeping the diving gold medals at the world aquatics championships when Tania Cagnotto of Italy won the women’s one-meter springboard on Tuesday.

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