Category Archives: Sports

Emotions raw before Paris trial for Islamic State carnage

PARIS (AP) — For the music lover, it was nearly three hours at gunpoint, wondering if he would become yet another body on the floor of the Bataclan concert hall in Paris.

Andrea Constand writes of Cosby trial, #MeToo in new memoir

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrea Constand remained something of an enigma over the years her sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby played out in Pennsylvania courts and the public square.

Officials: Gadhafi son freed after 7-plus years in detention

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan authorities on Sunday released one of Muammar Gadhafi’s sons after more than seven years of detention in the capital of Tripoli following his extradition from neighboring Niger, the country's interim leader said.

Poland gives humanitarian visa to 2nd Belarus athlete

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A lawmaker in Poland says a second Belarussian athlete, an equestrian who was excluded from the country's Olympic team after criticizing state authorities, has been given a humanitarian visa and refuge in Poland.

Europe rides foursomes rout to early lead at Solheim Cup

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Defending champion Europe rode a dominant performance in the alternate-shot format to surge to a 5 1/2-2 1/2 lead at the Solheim Cup on Saturday.

Quebec coroner to probe death of Mexican boxer Jeanette Zacarias Zapata

MONTREAL — Quebec's public security minister says a coroner will investigate after Mexican boxer Jeanette Zacarias Zapata died following a bout last weekend in Montreal. Geneviève Guilbault offered her condolences to the family of Zapata, 18, who died ...

Prosecutor: Police gunfire likely killed girl near stadium

SHARON HILL, Pa. (AP) — Police likely fired the shots that killed an 8-year-old gir l outside a high school football game near Philadelphia last week, a prosecutor said Thursday.

Documents show US investigation of 2 Kuwaitis in FIFA case

GENEVA (AP) — Two senior Olympic officials from Kuwait, one reputed to be the “kingmaker” of IOC elections and another who is president of swimming’s international governing body, have been targeted by the U.S. Department of Justice for suspected racke...

2 Missouri students lauded for fast action on runaway bus

The school bus carrying children home suddenly lurched off the rural roadway outside of St. James, Missouri. As it tore through a fence and into a field, seventh-grader Tandon Baker realized the driver had passed out.

The Latest: S Korea tops 1,000 cases for 57th straight day

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases, approaching a daily record set last month just a day after officials cautiously expressed hope that infections may slow.