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Striker Dimitris Diamantakos gets Greece call up


Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece coach Claudio Ranieri has called up 21-year-old striker Dimitris Diamantakos for the opening European Championship qualifier against Romania on Sept....full story
updated 2014-08-27 10:22 PM
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Real Madrid James Rodriguez from Colombia, center, duels for the ball with Atletico Madrid's Tiago from Portugal, left, and Juan Fran during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, top, tries to turn a double play over Oakland Athletics' Craig Gentry on a ground ball from Josh Donaldson during the fifth inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Donaldson was safe at first base on a throwing error by Aybar. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Azahara Munoz, of Spain, hits from the fairway on the 16th hole during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Brittany Lang chips to the 16th green during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Los Angeles Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun makes a leaping catch on a pop fly from Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Michael Phelps of the U.S. rests his legs on a lane rope after his men's 100m butterfly heat at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, smiles during a delay in action on the third hole during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Real Madrid Gareth Bale kicks the ball under pressure of Atletico Madrid's Juan Fran during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, watches her shot on the third hole during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Bayern's David Alaba from Austria, right, Bayern's Juan Bernat from Spain, center, and Wolfsburg's Josuha Guilavogui from France challenge for the ball during the soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and VfL Wolfsburg in the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, on Friday, Aug. 22. 2014. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
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Striker Dimitris Diamantakos gets Greece call up

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece coach Claudio Ranieri has called up 21-year-old striker Dimitris Diamantakos for the opening European Championship qualifier against Romania on Sept.....Fullstory

2014-08-27 10:22 PM

England vs. India Scoreboard

Associated Press

CARIFF, Wales (AP) -- Scoreboard Wednesday in the second one-day international between England and India at Sophia Gardens: ....Fullstory

2014-08-27 10:01 PM

Court orders Lalit Modi's passport to be restored

Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Former Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi can return to India after the Delhi High Court asked for his passport to....Fullstory

2014-08-27 09:42 PM

Palace hires Warnock for 2nd spell as manager Palace hires Warnock for 2nd spell as manager

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Neil Warnock was hired by Crystal Palace on Wednesday for his second spell as the manager of the Premier League club. Palace has....Fullstory

2014-08-27 09:01 PM

Klitschko-Pulev fight rescheduled for Nov. 15

Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Wladimir Klitschko's management says his heavyweight title defense against mandatory IBF challenger Kubrat Pulev has been rescheduled for Nov. 15 in....Fullstory

2014-08-27 08:22 PM

Australia vs. South Africa Scoreboard

Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Scoreboard Wednesday at the end of Australia's innings in the triangular series one-day international against South Africa at Harare Sports Club: ....Fullstory

2014-08-27 08:22 PM

Australia vs. South Africa Scores

Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Australia scored 327-7 in the triangular series one-day international against South Africa at Harare Sports Club on Wednesday. ___ Scores: Australia 327-7 in 50....Fullstory

2014-08-27 08:01 PM

Serious questions for United after cup humiliation Serious questions for United after cup humiliation
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Louis van Gaal has always said it could get worse before it gets better at Manchester United. He couldn't have thought it....Fullstory

2014-08-27 06:01 PM

Little League champs arrive back in South Korea

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The captain of the South Korean team that won the Little League World Series says he wants to keep winning....Fullstory

2014-08-27 05:42 PM

South Africa sends Australia in to bat South Africa sends Australia in to bat

Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- South Africa won the toss and put Australia in to bat in Wednesday's second game of the triangular one-day series in....Fullstory

2014-08-27 04:22 PM

Asian Champions League Glance

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Asian Champions League Glance Asian Champions League Glance ....Fullstory

2014-08-27 10:22 PM

Raina's 100 helps India to 304-6 against England Raina's 100 helps India to 304-6 against England

Associated Press

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) -- Suresh Raina hit a rapid 100 and put on a 144-run stand with Mahendra Singh Dhoni to lift India to 304-6....Fullstory

2014-08-27 10:01 PM

England vs. India Scores

Associated Press

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) -- Scores Wednesday in the second one-day international between England and India at Sophia Gardens: ___ Scores: India 304-6 off 50 overs (Suresh Raina 100,....Fullstory

2014-08-27 09:42 PM

Champions League draw wide open Champions League draw wide open

Associated Press

MONACO (AP) -- Real Madrid's Champions League title defense takes shape Thursday at one of the most open draws in years. Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and....Fullstory

2014-08-27 09:01 PM

Australia hits 327-7 against South Africa Australia hits 327-7 against South Africa

Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Australia posted its second straight score of 300-plus in the triangular one-day series as Aaron Finch's century took it to a....Fullstory

2014-08-27 08:22 PM

UEFA postpones Israel's Euro 2016 home opener

Associated Press

NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- UEFA has postponed Israel's opening 2016 European Championship qualifying match against Belgium for security reasons. Israel was scheduled to host Belgium in....Fullstory

2014-08-27 08:22 PM

Barcelona set to sign defender Douglas Pereira

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Barcelona says it has agreed to sign defender Douglas Pereira from Sao Paulo on a five-season deal for 4 million euros....Fullstory

2014-08-27 06:22 PM

England wins toss, bowls 1st against India

Associated Press

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) -- England has won the toss and will bowl first against India in the second one-day international in Cardiff on Wednesday as....Fullstory

2014-08-27 05:42 PM

Golfer aces par-4 hole in Kuala Lumpur tournament

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian golfer Mohd Nazri Zain had a rare hole-in-one on a par-4 hole during the SapuraKencana National Qualifier tournament on....Fullstory

2014-08-27 05:42 PM

Women's World Cup turf war heats up Women's World Cup turf war heats up
By ANNE M. PETERSON
Associated Press

Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women's World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass. A group....Fullstory

2014-08-27 04:01 PM

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