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MADRID | Djokovic: Exhibition in Saudi Arabia not happening this year

MADRID— Novak Djokovic says an exhibition match against Rafael Nadal in Saudi Arabia has been called off because the Spaniard underwent ankle surgery. The top-ranked Djokovic told BBC Sports on Friday that “the match is not happening this year” because of Nadal’s injury. Djokovic and Nadal had expressed doubt as to whether they would play … Continue reading MADRID | Djokovic: Exhibition in Saudi Arabia not happening this year

ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia arrests 4 suspected thieves in Venice jewel heist

ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatian police say they have arrested four suspects in the brazen theft last January of precious Indian jewels from the famed Al Thani Collection that were on display in a Venetian palace. Police said Thursday the men are all Croatians ranging in age from 43 to 60. They were arrested Wednesday after … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia arrests 4 suspected thieves in Venice jewel heist

TAMPA, Fla. | US loses 4-2 to Colombia in Bradley’s return

TAMPA, Fla.— Carlos Bacca, Radamel Falcao and Miguel Borja scored second-half goals to lead Colombia over the United States 4-2 on Thursday night in an exhibition that marked the return of American captain Michael Bradley to the national team following a one-year absence. James Rodriguez put Colombia ahead with a pretty curling shot from just … Continue reading TAMPA, Fla. | US loses 4-2 to Colombia in Bradley’s return

WHIPPANY, N.J. |  Sarachan’s tenure as US interim coach nearing year mark

WHIPPANY, N.J.  — Cherie Sarachan wonders along with many U.S. soccer fans. “Yeah, my wife asks me all the time what my future’s going to be,” American interim coach Dave Sarachan said ahead of Friday’s exhibition against Brazil. “But I look at it day by day and just doing my job and enjoying the role.” … Continue reading WHIPPANY, N.J. |  Sarachan’s tenure as US interim coach nearing year mark

RIO DE JANEIRO | Firefighters going through burned-out National Museum

RIO DE JANEIRO— The Latest on the fire at Brazil’s National Museum (all times local): 3:13 p.m. Brazil’s National Museum was so strapped for cash that it turned to crowdfunding to reopen an exhibition that closed after a termite infestation. Officials sought at least $7,000 earlier this year on a crowd funding site to rebuild … Continue reading RIO DE JANEIRO | Firefighters going through burned-out National Museum

Thieves steal famed Al Thani jewels from Venice exhibit

ROME/January 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Thieves have stolen precious Indian jewels from the famed Al Thani Collection that were on exhibit at Venice’s Doge’s Palace. News reports say the thieves grabbed a golden, jeweled brooch and a pair of earrings Wednesday and escaped by blending in with the crowd and delaying the triggering of the alarm. The … Continue reading Thieves steal famed Al Thani jewels from Venice exhibit