• Correction: Iran-Nuclear story

    VIENNA (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press reported erroneously referred to Parchin as a “nuclear site.” In fact, it is a military site where some believe nuclear weapons work may have occurred.

  • Lindeman pounces on Cousin’s mistake to win 7th Vuelta stage

    LA ALPUJARRA, Spain (AP) — Bert Jan Lindeman of the Netherlands took advantage of a mistake by Jerome Cousin of France to sprint ahead and win the seventh stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, while Esteban Chaves of Colombia retained the overall race-leader’s red jersey.

  • Manchester United's Memphis Depay, centre, fights for the ball against Newcastle's Chancel Mbemba during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Newcastle at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Flamboyant Depay already a crowd-pleaser at Man United

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Players who have flourished in the iconic No. 7 jersey at Manchester United have had three attributes in common: attitude, ability and aura.

  • UEFA President Michel Platini arrives at a press conference after the soccer Europa League draw ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    FIFA contender Platini refuses to talk election issues

    MONACO (AP) — Michel Platini apologized Friday for refusing to discuss FIFA issues at his first news conference since announcing his bid for president of the governing body last month.

  • FILE-German sailors Erik Heil, left, and und Thomas Plößel compete in a 49 class race on the Baltic Sea near Kiel-Schilksee  June 25, 2013. Erik Heil has fallen ill and is getting daily hospital treatment for several infections after competing in polluted water at a test event for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.(Carsten Rehder/dpa via AP)

    German sailor gets sick after Rio regatta

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German sailor has fallen ill and is getting daily hospital treatment for several skin infections after competing in polluted water at a test event for next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Midfielder Veloso back for Portugal against France, Albania

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Miguel Veloso earned his first call-up in a year as Portugal coach Fernando Santos announced his 24-man squad for an exhibition game against France and a European Championship qualifying match in Albania.

  • Chelsea’s Diego Costa, left, and West Brom’s Craig Dawson contest the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at the Hawthorns, West Bromwich, England, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    Spain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers

    MADRID (AP) — Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday included goalkeeper David de Gea, Diego Costa and Juan Mata in his squad to take on Slovakia and Macedonia in qualifying matches for next year’s European Championship.

  • Workers for the Red Crescent pull dead migrants from the water and place them in orange-and-black body bags laid out on the waterfront in Zuwara, about 105 kilometers (65 miles) west of Tripoli, Libya, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Two ships went down Thursday off the western Libyan city, where Hussein Asheini of the Red Crescent said over 100 bodies had been recovered. About 100 people were rescued, according to the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, with at least 100 more believed to be missing. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa)

    Europe’s migrant crisis brings tragedy by land and sea

    VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.

  • Dortmund's players celebrate after winning  the Europa League play-off 2nd leg soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Odds BK in Dortmund, Germany, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Borussia defeated Odds with 7-2.  (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    Former European champs Ajax, Celtic grouped in Europa League

    MONACO (AP) — Former European champions Ajax and Celtic were drawn together with Fenerbahce and Molde in the Europa League groups on Friday.

  • Kim Jin-su of Hoffenheim, right, challenges for the ball with Munich's Arjen Robben during the Germany Soccer Bundesliga match between TSG Hoffenheim and Bayern Munich in Sinsheim, southern Germany, Saturday Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Maurer)

    Blind replaces Van Persie with Robben as Netherlands captain

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Arjen Robben replaced striker Robin van Persie as captain of the Netherlands on Friday in Danny Blind’s first squad since taking over from Guus Hiddink as national coach.