Hungary's Voros leads qualifying field in modern pentathlon

MOSCOW -- Defending champion Szuzsanna Voros of Hungary collected 4,172 points to lead qualifying Thursday at the opening day of the modern pentathlon world championships. American...

Russia's Navka and Kostomarov win ice dance, Hungary's Sebestyen leads women's event

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov of Russia won their first ice dance title at the European Figure Skating Championships on...

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Europe's Jews threatened

...Jews have considered emigrating because of anti-Semitism, with numbers as high as 46 percent in France and 48 percent in Hungary.In May, four people were fatally shot at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, Belgium; in July a synagogue in Wuppertal, Germany...

Boston is picked by USOC as bid city for 2024 Summer Games

...as the only other city that has officially decided to bid. Germany will submit either Hamburg or Berlin, with France and Hungary among those also considering bids. The International Olympic Committee will award the Games in 2017.America's past two...

Decision disgraceful

...disaster!In an earlier letter I mentioned my grandparents, who immigrated to the United States of America from Austria-Hungary to find a better life ? which they did, and they assimilated into their new country masterfully!My grandfather was a very...

IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...potential contenders include Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or region in South Africa.The 2024 campaign is moving into full swing after the IOC approved new rules that...

USOC will decide next week if it will bid on 20024 Games

...potential contenders include Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or region in South Africa.The United States hasn't played host to the Summer Games since 1996 in Atlanta...

Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

...possible contenders include Doha, Qatar; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Baku, Azerbaijan; Istanbul, Turkey; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or province in South Africa.The Rome bid is expected to include many of the venues used for the 1960 Games...

Hungarian jump rope artist loves spotlight in Cirque du Soleil 'Quidam'

...Banhegyi had no idea when she started jumping rope as a child in Hungary that it would lead to incredible career opportunities."My...YouTube.A video of her jumping in the streets of her native Hungary was posted on YouTube on April 17 and within four days had...

Wine Time: Wines can be treat for adults on Halloween, beyond

...word for blood, and the wine from Hungary, Bull's Blood, or Egri Bikaver...about wine:Bull's Blood wine from Hungary has a great tradition, full of blood and gore. The small town of Eger, Hungary, is known for withstanding a month-long...