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Russian, Ukrainian ballet stars to dance together in Naples

Apr. 04, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — A Ukrainian ballerina who fled the war in her homeland and a Russian ballerina who quit the Bolshoi Ballet over the Russian invasion rehearsed on a stage in Naples ahead of a sold-out benefit performance Monday night to raise funds for the Red Cross and champion the cause of...

64-year-old Langer breaks own PGA Tour Champions age record

Feb. 20, 2022 18:34 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Already the oldest winner in PGA Tour Champions history, Bernhard Langer completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday for his record fourth Chubb Classic title. Langer won at 64 years, 5 months, 23 days to push his victory total to 43 on the 50-and-over tour, two...

Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy's dead city that nearly died again

Feb. 20, 2022 14:47 PM EST

POMPEII, Italy (AP) — In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered by a furious volcanic eruption in A.D. 79. Then in this century, the excavated Roman city appeared alarmingly close to a second death, assailed by decades...

Langer keeps 2-shot lead in pursuit of 4th Chubb Classic win

Feb. 19, 2022 18:51 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Bernhard Langer maintained a two-stroke lead Saturday in pursuit of a fourth Chubb Classic victory. A day after shooting his age, the 64-year-old German star had a 4-under 68 to get to 12-under 132 on Tiburon Golf Club’s Black Course. “It was...

64-year-old Langer shoots age to take Chubb Classic lead

Feb. 18, 2022 18:12 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Three-time champion Bernhard Langer shot his age Friday to take the first-round lead in the Chubb Classic. Langer, the 64-year-old German star who has six Charles Schwab Cup season titles and 42 victories on the 50-and-over tour, had five straight birdies on the...