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UK journalist sued by Russian billionaire over Putin book

Jul. 28, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British journalist and her publisher contested a defamation claim in a London court on Wednesday from billionaire Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich over a book about the rise of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Catherine Belton’s book...

Euro 2020 final: Where Italy and England can win or lose

Jul. 09, 2021 10:31 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It's being billed as the best team of the tournament against, in effect, the host nation. The European Championship final between Italy and England at Wembley Stadium on Sunday has all the makings of a tight and tense title match. ...

England players Mount and Chilwell to isolate at Euro 2020

Jun. 22, 2021 07:18 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — England players Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell will have to remain in self-isolation until Monday after their contact with a coronavirus-infected opponent at the European Championship. They will miss the last group game on Tuesday but will be available for...

Positive virus case disrupts Scotland, England at Euro 2020

Jun. 21, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A coronavirus infection created disruption for two teams at the European Championship on Monday after a positive test for Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour also led to two England players having to self-isolate. Midfielder Mason Mount and left...

Pulisic scores in extra time, US beats Mexico 3-2

Jun. 07, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Christian Pulisic lifted a trophy for the second time in eight days, this time his first for the United States. Ethan Horvath, back in Colorado for the first time in three or four years, expected to watch the game from the bench and found himself saving...

Pulisic, Steffen, Robinson start for US vs. Honduras

Jun. 03, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Christian Pulisic, Zack Steffen and Antonee Robinson entered the U.S. starting lineup for Thursday night’s CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Honduras as coach Gregg Berhalter made three changes for the team’s first competitive match since November 2019. ...

Champions League final averages 3.65 million viewers in US

Jun. 02, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Champions League final on Saturday averaged a combined 3.65 million viewers on English- and Spanish-language television, tying for the second-largest audience for the game since 2011. Nielsen ratings show Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Manchester City...

Kings of Europe: Chelsea beats City to win Champions League

May. 29, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — As Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta cradled the European Cup before thrusting it into the air to the backdrop of fireworks, Pep Guardiola and his distraught Manchester City players stood way behind the winner’s rostrum and looked on in anguish. ...

Pulisic 1st American man to play in a Champions League final

May. 29, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Christian Pulisic became the first American man to play in a Champions League final on Saturday. He came away with a winner's medal, too — and almost a goal. The Chelsea forward came on as a substitute in the 66th minute...

Chelsea beats Manchester City 1-0 to win Champions League for 2nd time

May. 29, 2021 17:04 PM EDT
PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Chelsea beats Manchester City 1-0 to win Champions League for 2nd time.