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Ukraine's World Cup quest ends with loss to Wales amid war

Jun. 05, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ukraine's players wept in the rain while applauding their dejected supporters after missing out on qualifying for the World Cup by losing 1-0 to Wales in Europe's last playoff for the FIFA soccer showpiece on Sunday. The agonizing moment in a tight game came...

Ukraine misses out on qualifying for soccer’s World Cup after war-disrupted team loses 1-0 to Wales in playoff final

Jun. 05, 2022 13:57 PM EDT
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ukraine misses out on qualifying for soccer’s World Cup after war-disrupted team loses 1-0 to Wales in playoff final.

Mystery solved: UK Queen shares secret with Paddington

Jun. 04, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Now we know what is in Queen Elizabeth II’s handbag. The long-time mystery was solved Saturday when the British monarch made the second star turn of her career, appearing in a mini-movie to kick off a concert celebrating her 70 years on the throne. The sketch...

Ukraine plans to restart football leagues in August amid war

Jun. 04, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ukraine plans to resume competitive football in the country in August despite being under attack by Russia after President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gave approval. Andriy Pavelko, the president of Ukraine's football federation, revealed details to The Associated...

Backed from frontlines, Ukraine tries to seal World Cup spot

Jun. 04, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Far from battlefields and Russian invaders, the Ukrainian footballers exempted from military service are trying to complete the mission to lead their country to the World Cup. When they prepare to face Wales on Sunday in a playoff final, they will have a...

COVID seems thing of the past at full-capacity French Open

May. 22, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — They sipped from glasses of Champagne or rosé while seated on the sand-colored cushions of wicker couches on a "terrasse" overlooking some smaller courts at Roland Garros. They crowded walkways and stood in lines dozens deep for waffles painted with Nutella or baguettes layered with...

Liverpool beats Chelsea to win FA Cup, keeps quad bid alive

May. 14, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Add the FA Cup to the collection. Jürgen Klopp has now won every major title for Liverpool. A 6-5 victory over Chelsea on penalties in Saturday's final produced Liverpool's first FA Cup triumph since 2006 and kept it in contention for, potentially if unlikely, a...

Ukraine resumes World Cup qualification with June 1 playoff

Apr. 14, 2022 10:21 AM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — Ukraine's bid to qualify for the Word Cup will resume on June 1 against Scotland after its playoff semifinal in Glasgow was postponed in March due to the country being invaded by Russia. FIFA on Thursday also said the delayed playoff final in that bracket against...