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OSTRAVA, Czech Republic | Team Americas leads Continental Cup ahead of Europe

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic— The athletes from the Americas lead after the first day of the Continental Cup in Ostrava on Saturday. After the first 19 of 37 events, Team Americas led with 135 points, 12 more than defending champion Team Europe. Team Asia-Pacific followed with 89, while Team Africa trailed by another 15 points. The … Continue reading OSTRAVA, Czech Republic | Team Americas leads Continental Cup ahead of Europe

DECIN, Czech Republic | Drought reveals ancient ‘hunger stones’ in European river

DECIN, Czech Republic — Due to this summer’s drought in Central Europe, boulders known as “hunger stones” are reappearing in the Elbe River. The low water levels in the river that begins in the Czech Republic then crosses Germany into the North Sea has exposed stones on the river bed whose appearances in history used … Continue reading DECIN, Czech Republic | Drought reveals ancient ‘hunger stones’ in European river

BERLIN | The Latest: Czech PM rejects Italy request to take migrants

BERLIN — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Prime Minister Andrej Babis says the Czech Republic is unwilling to take any of the 450 asylum-seekers who were rescued from a fishing boat in the Mediterranean Sea and are awaiting clearance to land in Europe. Italy has refused to let two … Continue reading BERLIN | The Latest: Czech PM rejects Italy request to take migrants

PARIS | Serena could face Sharapova in 4th round at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova could meet in the fourth round of the French Open thanks to the draw on Thursday. But a matchup between three-time champion Williams and two-time champion Sharapova is far from guaranteed. Williams resumes her comeback after maternity leave following two consecutive losses in March. She will open … Continue reading PARIS | Serena could face Sharapova in 4th round at French Open

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | US tops Canada 4-1 to claim bronze at hockey worlds

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The United States topped Canada 4-1 to claim the bronze medal at the world ice hockey championship on Sunday. Chris Kreider led the U.S. with two goals. Forward Nick Bonino scored the winner on a rebound during a power play in the final period. Anders Lee and Kreider added empty-net insurance … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | US tops Canada 4-1 to claim bronze at hockey worlds

HERNING, Denmark | Canada beats Latvia in OT, Czechs edge Austria at ice hockey

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Canada bounced back from a loss to Finland by edging Latvia 2-1 in overtime at the ice hockey world championship to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals on Monday. Also, the Czech Republic edged Austria 4-3 and Russia shut out Slovakia 4-0. Norway beat South Korea 3-0 to relegate the Asian … Continue reading HERNING, Denmark | Canada beats Latvia in OT, Czechs edge Austria at ice hockey

HERNING, Denmark | US routs Norway 9-3 at hockey worlds, Czechs blank France

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals for the second straight game and added an assist to lead the United States to a 9-3 victory over Norway for its sixth straight win at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday. The Czech Republic beat France 6-0 for its second consecutive shutout. Kane … Continue reading HERNING, Denmark | US routs Norway 9-3 at hockey worlds, Czechs blank France

HERNING, Denmark | US shut out Danes, Czechs top Slovakia at ice hockey worlds

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — The United States dominated host Denmark 4-0 for a second straight victory at the world ice hockey championship on Saturday. The Czech Republic rallied from a goal down to beat Slovakia 3-2 in overtime, and South Korea’s debut at the championship was memorable for the wrong reason as it lost to … Continue reading HERNING, Denmark | US shut out Danes, Czechs top Slovakia at ice hockey worlds