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 ...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

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

Virus cases increase in Bundesliga after international break

BERLIN (AP) — Players are returning to the Bundesliga from international duty, and they are bringing the coronavirus with them. Hoffenheim played Borussia Dortmund on Saturday withou...

Belgium fears virus "tsunami" as virus cases keep soaring

BRUSSELS (AP) — Bars and restaurants across Belgium shut down for a month and a night-time curfew took effect Monday as health authorities warned of a possible “tsunami" of new virus cases in the hard...

Data-driven approach taking Midtjylland to heady heights

They are among the poster boys for analytics in European soccer, a team that scores nearly half of its goals from set pieces and operates a “justice league” that has nothing to do with superheroes. ...

As virus flares globally, new strategies target hot spots

NEW YORK (AP) — After entire nations were shut down during the first surge of the coronavirus earlier this year, some countries and U.S. states are trying more targeted measures as cases rise again ar...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Sunday, October 18, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Sunday's Weather Condition;Sunday's High Temp (F);Sunday's Low Temp (F);Monday's W...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Sunday, October 18, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Sunday's Weather Condition;Sunday's High Temp (C);Sunday's Low Temp (C);Monday's W...

Europe's 'Three Seas Initiative' aims to curb Chinese influence

In 2015, Poland and Croatia initiated the Three Seas Initiative, also known as the Baltic, Adriatic, Black Sea (BABS) Initiative. It is an ambitious forum of 12 European Union states along a north&nda...