Americans Brady, Gauff advance at Ostrava Open, Rybakina out

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Qualifier Daria Kasatkina upset sixth-seeded Elena Rybakina 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to advance to the second round of the Ostrava Open on Tuesday. Kasatkina brok...

European nations mixed in their response to virus spikes

Countries across Europe are battling coronavirus infection spikes with new lockdowns, curfews, face mask orders and virus tracking smart phone apps. In a small sign of success, Spai...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, October 20, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Wednes...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, October 20, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Wednes...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

List 3/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

GYMNASTICS Artistic World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, from Feb. 20-23: China team withdrew. All-Around World Cup in Milwaukee on March 7: Russia team withdrew. ...

List 2/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

CANOE-KAYAK African Olympic canoe slalom qualifier in Basel, Switzerland from March 14-15 canceled. Pan American canoe slalom championships (Olympic qualifier) in R...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

AQUATICS Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from Feb. 12-16 canceled. Diving Grand Prix in Madrid from Feb. 14-16: China team withdrew. ...

Kontaveit saves 2 match points to reach Ostrava 2nd round

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Eighth-seeded Anett Kontaveit saved two match points to beat Ekaterina Alexandrova 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6) in the first round of the Ostrava Open on Monday. ...

Czech FA deputy head resigns amid match-fixing scandal

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Football Association deputy head Roman Berbr resigned from all of his posts on Monday after he was detained by police last week for suspected corruption in a match-fixing scandal. ...

WTA Tour Schedule-Winners

H-hard, C-clay, G-grass Jan. 3-11 2020 — Shenzhen Open, HO (Ekaterina Alexandrova) Jan. 2-12 2020 — ASB Classic, HO (Serena Williams) Jan. 3-12 20...

WTA Race Standings

Singles Through Oct. 18 x-qualified for the WTA Finals, Nov. 9-10 1. Sofia Kenin, USA, 3934 2. Naomi Osaka, Japan, 2900 ...

WTA Rankings

Singles Through Oct. 18 1. Ashleigh Barty, Australia, 8717 2. Simona Halep, Romania, 7255 3. Naomi Osaka, Japan, 5780 ...

Czech hospital bed maker rushes to meet government order

SLANY, Czech Republic (AP) — Some orders are impossible for manufacturers to turn down. A Czech maker of hospital beds received one this month. Hours before the Czech government anno...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, October 19, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's ...