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France held to 1-1 draw by Hungary at Euro 2020

Jun. 19, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — France needed a second-half equalizer from Antoine Griezmann to avoid the biggest upset of the tournament. Hungary, playing in front of a raucous crowd yet again at the European Championship, held the World Cup champions to a 1-1 draw on...

Police hunt driver who hit UK pubgoers after Euro 2020 game

Jun. 19, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British police are hunting for a man who fired shots from an air gun and drove into people who had gathered at a central England pub to watch an England-Scotland soccer match. Four people were injured, West Midlands Police said Saturday. None was in a...

AP Week in Pictures: Global

Jun. 19, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

JUNE 12 - 18, 2021 From lemurs at a troubled zoo in Chile, to Italian players celebrating during a Euro 2020 soccer championship game in Rome, to a transgender woman laughing with friends in Indian-controlled Kashmir, this photo gallery highlights some of the most...

Mississippi city added to Marquis de Lafayette trail

Jun. 19, 2021 08:39 AM EDT

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A city in Mississippi is now part of a trail commemorating what was then a nationwide tour by a French general who had participated in both the American and French revolutions. The Marquis de Lafayette visited Natchez on April 18, 1825, during the...

Metal fans mosh at 1st UK live music festival since pandemic

Jun. 19, 2021 08:21 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of heavy metal fans were camping, singing — and even moshing — on Saturday at Britain’s first full music festival since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The three-day Download Festival, taking place at Donington Park in central...

Eriksen's surprise visit gave 'good energy' to Denmark team

Jun. 19, 2021 06:13 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen surprised the Denmark team with a visit in the middle of a training session and then gave them all a hug, his teammates said Saturday. Eriksen was discharged from a Copenhagen hospital on Friday and immediately went to see his...

Damir Kreilach scores 2 goals to help RSL beat Vancouver 3-1

Jun. 19, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Erik Holt and Damir Kreilach each scored on headers in second-half stoppage time and Real Salt Lake beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on Friday night. Salt Lake (3-1-3) extended its unbeaten streak to four — with three draws. Vancouver (2-5-1) lost...

Red Bulls extend home winning streak to 4, top Nashville 2-0

Jun. 18, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Fábio scored his first MLS goal, Kyle Duncan added a second-half goal and the New York Red Bulls beat Nashville 2-0 on Friday night in the first league contest after the international break. New York (4-4-0) extended its home winning streak to...

Kane struggles as England held 0-0 by Scotland at Euro 2020

Jun. 18, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Not even with the Premier League’s top scorer could England find a way past Scotland. Maybe Harry Kane was as much as the problem as the solution. On his good days, Kane is one of the game’s ultimate goal threats for both Tottenham...

The Latest: Hazard, De Bruyne to start next game for Belgium

Jun. 18, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne will make their first starts at the European Championship in Belgium’s final group match against Finland on Monday. Belgium coach Roberto...