RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Cup title for Joachim Loew and his "golden generation" crowned a process that was 10 years in the making. With a talented crop of new players coming through, the future looks bright for Germany.
The 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana that gave Germany its fourth title and made it the first European team to win the championship on South American soil completed a circle for Loew that began in 2004, when he became Juergen Klinsmann's...
MOSCOW (AP) — A look at the cities and venues to be used for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
MOSCOW, LUZHNIKI STADIUM
Luzhniki hosted the 1980 Olympic Games and the 2008 Champions League final, and will hold the World Cup final in 2018. Work is well under way to gut the inside of the arena, of which only the imposing Soviet-era façade will be retained for 2018. The new capacity was originally set at 90,000, but that has dropped...
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Home favorite Philipp Kohlschreiber faces Gastao Elias in the bet-at-home Open second round after the Portuguese qualifier defeated Spain's Albert Montanes 6-4, 6-3 on the opening day Monday.
No. 7 seed Kohlschreiber, who is looking for his second title on home soil this season after winning in Duesseldorf, received a first-round bye at the clay-court event.
Benoit Paire defeated Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 1-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup.
Brazilians lost at soccer which they were certain they would win. And they won where so many expected failure — organization.
For years, the country's government has endured criticism over delayed stadiums and protests over heavy spending on a sports tournament despite poor public services. Foreign tabloids warned visitors of man-eating snakes.
Derrick Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer's U.S. national team roster.
Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, James Harden and Anthony Davis were the four holdovers announced Monday, along with new additions DeMar DeRozan of Toronto and Chandler Parsons, who is leaving Houston for Dallas.
Players will report to training camp in Las Vegas this month, with the roster cut to 12...