• In this Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 file photo, Sunderland's manager Sam Allardyce awaits the start of their English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Southampton at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England. Sam Allardyce has been hired as England's national soccer team manager on a two-year contract, on Friday July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)

    Sam Allardyce hired to manage England national team

    LONDON (AP) — Sam Allardyce has been hired as England’s new national team manager, following the team’s embarrassing European Championship showing under Roy Hodgson.

  • Sam Allardyce hired as England’s national team manager on two-year contract

    LONDON (AP) — Sam Allardyce hired as England’s national team manager on two-year contract.

  • Netherlands' Tom Dumoulin, who abandoned race, leaves the medical truck after his crash in the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 146 kilometers (90.7 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc, France, Friday, July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Nathalie Magniez)

    Dumoulin injures wrist in fall, abandons Tour de France

    SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin, a favorite for gold in the Olympic time trial, abandoned the Tour de France in tears Friday after damaging his left wrist in a fall, two stages from the end of the race.

  • People attend Friday prayers in Fatih mosque, Istanbul, Friday July 22, 2016. Turkish lawmakers responded to an attempted coup by approving a three-month state of emergency that allows the government to extend detention times and issue decrees. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    Turkish city streets are calm after emergency declaration

    ISTANBUL (AP) — A top Turkish official on Friday accused the United States of “standing up for savages” by not immediately handing over a U.S.-based Muslim cleric who the government claims orchestrated last week’s failed coup. Speaking in Washington, President Barack Obama said there was a legal process for extradition and encouraged Turkey to present evidence.

  • German charged with killing of 11-year-old girl at New Year

    BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors say they have formally charged a German man with murder in the slaying of an 11-year-old girl on New Year’s Day.

  • Basilashvili beats Lajovic to reach 1st final in Kitzbuehel

    KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Nikoloz Basilashvili became the first tennis player from Georgia to reach an ATP final on Friday after beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-3, 6-1 at the Generali Open.

  • The names of the victims of truck attack in Nice, that killed 84 people last Thursday hang from two pillars at Nice City Hall in Nice, France Friday July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Maeva Bambuck)

    After attack, France bolsters Iraq military fight against IS

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande announced new help Friday for Iraq’s military in fighting Islamic State extremists, trying to show his government is taking action amid criticism that there weren’t enough police protecting Nice’s Bastille Day celebration when a truck attack last week killed 84 people.

  • Borussia Dortmund signs Andre Schuerrle from Wolfsburg

    DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund says it has signed attacking midfielder Andre Schuerrle from Bundesliga rival Wolfsburg.

  • Britain's Chris Froome, wearing his torn overall leader's yellow jersey, bleeds after crashing during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 146 kilometers (90.7 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc, France, Friday, July 22, 2016. (Keno Tribouillard via AP Photo)

    Froome defends yellow jersey in Tour de France Stage 19

    SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — If Chris Froome wins the Tour de France on Sunday, it won’t have been an easy ride to the Champs Elysees.

  • In this Aug. 8, 2008 file photo fireworks explode during the opening ceremony in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The IOC said Friday July 22, 2016, that 45 more athletes — including 23 medalists — have been caught for doping in retesting of samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. The new cases bring to 98 the number of athletes who have failed tests so far in the reanalysis of their stored samples form the Beijing and London Games. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, file)

    IOC: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008, ’12 samples

    LONDON (AP) — Forty-five more athletes, including 31 medalists, have been caught for doping after retesting of samples from the last two Summer Olympics, the IOC said Friday.