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  • Time for NASCAR to move July race

    Time for NASCAR to move July race
    DAYTONA BEACH — Ironically, the one item you cannot bring into the Daytona International Speedway is the one item you need the most: an umbrella. Like right turns and non-fat corndogs, umbrellas are prohibited at the track. They are...
  • Brian France addresses attendance issues

     Brian France addresses attendance issues
    DAYTONA BEACH — Last month many NASCAR fans criticized the Sprint Cup Series event at the Dover International Speedway for poor attendance and near-empty grandstands. NASCAR chairman Brian France addressed that concern at a media conference on...
  • Chris Erskine's World Cup reflections head into extra time

    Chris Erskine's World Cup reflections head into extra time
    Random thoughts while waiting for FIFA to hand out Oscars for best actor, best flop: Soccer needs a World Cup every year.... For a few weeks, the American team brought fans together in the way only football usually does, with beer, chicken wings,...
  • ECB's Coeure: rates to stay low, Europe needs more investment

    AIX-EN-PROVENCE France (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will keep interest rates very low for a long period of time to ensure monetary stability but euro zone governments must do their part to boost growth and cut debt, ECB policymaker Benoit...
  • France not worried about U.S. probe of other banks: minister

    AIX-EN-PROVENCE (Reuters) - France's finance minister said on Sunday he was not worried about French banks being investigated by U.S. authorities after a record fine was imposed on BNP Paribas for violating U.S. sanctions against several countries. On...
  • As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge

    As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge
    Three weeks ago, Juergen Klinsmann predicted his U.S. team wouldn't win the World Cup. And he was right. So who is he picking in the final? "Brazil is the No. 1 name to mention," Klinsmann said Wednesday, "because of their talent [and] their home...
  • U.S. is a few years away from challenging for World Cup title

    As we all know, the United States' World Cup hopes ended Tuesday with a 2-1 overtime loss to Belgium. Belgium clearly dominated the game and if not for the play of goalkeeper Tim Howard this game would have ended in regulation time. Howard had a record-...
  • Germany downs France to reach World Cup semifinals

    Germany downs France to reach World Cup semifinals
    BRASILIA, Brazil – What’s the cure for the common cold? Germany will go with a victory in the World Cup quarterfinals. Because despite having seven players  laid low by flu-like symptoms, it rolled over France, 1-0, Friday in Rio de Janeiro....
  • Airbus says 'jury still out' on A330neo airshow launch

    AIX-EN-PROVENCE France (Reuters) - Airbus Group has not decided whether it will launch its proposed A330neo jet at this month's Farnborough Airshow but is confident about the outlook for plane orders at the gala event, its strategy chief Marwan Lahoud...
  • Tour de France start gets royal treatment in Yorkshire

    HARROGATE England (Reuters) - The 101st Tour de France rolled out of Leeds for the start of the first stage on Saturday with hundreds of thousands of fans lining the route across the Yorkshire Dales to Harrogate. With Tour fever gripping Yorkshire and...
  • List of Wimbledon women's singles champions

    LONDON (Reuters) - List of Wimbledon women's singles champions since 1922: 2014 Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Eugenie Bouchard(Canada) 6-3 6-0 2013 Marion Bartoli (France) beat Sabine Lisicki (Germany) 6-1 6-4 2012 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat...