FIFA life bans for 3 who pleaded guilty in US case

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA's ethics committee has imposed life bans on three officials for bribery and corruption after they pleaded guilty in the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation of international s...

Mourinho asks players to be like Federer ahead of Swiss game

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Jose Mourinho wants his Manchester United players to think like Roger Federer and adapt to different playing surfaces for their Champions League opener on artificial turf in S...

Kovac and Lopetegui kick off Champions League quests

Coaches with something to prove will kick off their Champions League seasons on Wednesday. Bayern Munich's Niko Kovac will be coaching in Europe's top competition for the first time,...

Spain rejects extraditing HSBC whistleblower to Switzerland

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has ruled that a whistleblower whose HSBC bank data leaks prompted global tax evasion probes should not be sent to Switzerland to be imprisoned for economic espionage. ...

Wawrinka beats Bedene at St. Petersburg Open

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Stan Wawrinka advanced to the second round of the St. Petersburg Open by beating Aljaz Bedene 7-5, 7-6 (5) Monday. Bedene served for the first set at 5-...

Robots will replace half the human work force by 2025, WEF reports 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Robots will carry out 52 percent of current work tasks performed by humans by 2025 - in the meantime, 58 million net new jobs will possibly emerge in the next five years, ...

Ronaldo has sights on Champions League after drought breaker

MILAN (AP) — After finally getting off the mark for Juventus in the league, Cristiano Ronaldo has his sights set on his favorite competition: the Champions League. Ronaldo was under ...

Davis Cup Results

WORLD GROUP Winners to WG final, Nov. 23-25 Semifinals ...

Davis Cup Results

WORLD GROUP Winners to WG final, Nov. 23-25 Semifinals ...

Swiss panel rejects claim of unfair TV coverage about Trump

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's independent audiovisual watchdog says the Swiss public TV broadcaster wasn't out of line with two programs on President Donald Trump that drew public complaints for alleged...

Dutch ousted 2 Russians over alleged Swiss lab hack attempt

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's intelligence agency says Dutch authorities arrested and expelled two suspected Russian spies who allegedly tried to hack a Swiss laboratory that conducts tests for the U.N....

Workers, execs and politicians bid farewell to late Fiat CEO

TURIN, Italy (AP) — The heir to Fiat's founding family has paid an emotional farewell to the late CEO Sergio Marchionne, who died suddenly in July, saying "he taught all of us ... to have the courage ...

Russian orchestra hires conductor accused of sexual abuse

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia's oldest philharmonic orchestra says it has hired a Swiss conductor who has been the target of accusations of sexual misconduct. The St. Petersbu...

Goetze's career stalls since scoring World Cup-winning goal

BERLIN (AP) — Mario Goetze's career has stalled since he scored Germany's World Cup-winning goal in 2014, and it shows no sign of picking up again. Goetze was challenged by Germany c...

Austria: Turkey should explain why journalist was detained

BERLIN (AP) — Austria's government says Turkey should provide details about the arrest of Austrian journalist Max Zirngast or set him free. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told reporters i...