• Fiorentina fails to keep up pressure on leaders after draw

    MILAN (AP) — Fiorentina failed to keep up the pressure on the top two in Serie A as it was held at Bologna to 1-1 after midfielder Mati Fernandez was sent off early in the second half on Saturday.

  • France's Caroline Garcia, right, celebrates with her teammate Pauline Parmentier, her victory after defeating Italy's Sara Errani during the first round of the Fed Cup competition between France and Italy, in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Garcia wins to draw France level 1-1 with Italy in Fed Cup

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Caroline Garcia beat former French Open runner-up Sara Errani 6-3, 7-5 to move France level with Italy 1-1 after the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday.

  • A French riot police officer stands guard at the entrance of the Stade de France prior to the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy, in Saint Denis, north of Paris, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Despite a marked increase in security checks, there was a calm and relaxed atmosphere outside Stade de France as fans arrived for the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy on Saturday. It was the first event held at the national stadium since the deadly attacks that struck Paris of Nov. 13, when 130 people died and hundreds more were injured. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Heavy security around Stade de France 3 months after attacks

    PARIS (AP) — Despite a marked increase in security checks, a calm and relaxed atmosphere prevailed outside Stade de France as fans arrived for the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy on Saturday.

  • Third-place finisher Steven Nyman of the United States waves as he is introduced at an award ceremony following a men's World Cup downhill race, also a test event for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

    Wind whisperer: US skier Nyman 3rd in Olympic downhill test

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Steven Nyman couldn’t have picked a better place to post his first podium result of the season: on the downhill course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.

  • The Italian ambassador's vehicle leaves the Italian Hospital in Cairo after a a private mass at the church in the hospital complex for slain Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Regeni, a 28-year-old Cambridge University PhD candidate who had been researching labor rights in Egypt, went missing on Jan. 25, the fifth anniversary of the popular uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. His body was found Wednesday bearing signs of torture. (AP Photo/Belal Darder)

    Body of Italian student found in Cairo flown back to Italy

    CAIRO (AP) — The body of the Italian student who was found this week in a Cairo suburb was flown back to Italy Saturday morning, Egyptian airport officials and Italy’s foreign minister said.

  • Mladenovic to open against Giorgi in Fed Cup 1st round

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic will open against Camila Giorgi when France meets Italy in the first round of the Fed Cup on Saturday.

  • Norway's Kjetil Jansrud nearly loses his balance while skiing during the first training session for a World Cup downhill event, also a test event for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, at the Jeongseon Alpine Center in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

    Jansrud leads downhill training again at Pyeongchang test

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Kjetil Jansrud of Norway led downhill training again Friday at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics test event.

  • This image posted online after the Jan. 25, 2016 disappearance of Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni in Cairo, Egypt shows Reggeni in a graphic used in an online campaign, #whereisgiulio seeking information on his whereabouts. The body of the missing Italian student was found with signs of torture, including multiple stab wounds and cigarette burns, by the side of a highway on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital, an investigating prosecutor told The Associated Press on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2015. (#wheresgiulio via AP)

    Tortured Italian student died ‘slow death’: Egypt official

    CAIRO (AP) — The body of an Italian graduate student who disappeared last month has been found with multiple stab wounds, cigarette burns and other signs of torture and a “slow death” on a roadside on the outskirts of Cairo, an Egyptian prosecutor said Thursday.

  • In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, former Mercedes F1 driver Michael Schumacher of Germany pauses during a news conference to announce his retirement from Formula One at the end of  2012 in Suzuka, Japan. Former Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has expressed his sadness at the condition of Michael Schumacher, two years after the former Formula One champion was seriously injured in a skiing accident. Montezemolo was asked at a media event Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 in Milan if he had any news about Schumacher, who sustained severe head injuries in France in December 2013 and is being cared for at his home in Switzerland. Montezemolo says: “Unfortunately it's not good, it's not as good as one would have hoped.” (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

    Montezemolo expresses sadness over Schumacher’s health

    MILAN (AP) — Former Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo expressed his sadness on Thursday at the condition of Michael Schumacher, two years after the former Formula One champion was seriously injured in a skiing accident.

  • Lazio’s Curva Nord closed for 2 games for racist chanting

    ROME (AP) — Lazio’s Curva Nord will be closed for two games and the club has been fined 50,000 euros ($55,972) for racist chanting by its fans.