Novak Djokovic weathers early storm at Wimbledon

...five-time champion, won her 23rd consecutive Grand Slam match, serving 12 aces in a 6-4, 6-1 win over Timea Babos of Hungary in a late Centre Court match."I hope I'm not playing my best. I have a lot of room to improve," said Williams, who...

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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US delegation to visit IOC about 2024 Boston bid

...in November 2016, halfway through the race.Rome and Hamburg, Germany, are also declared bidders. Paris and Budapest, Hungary, are expected to enter the race soon. The IOC will select the host city in 2017.German and Hungarian officials have already...

Southern franchises find success in hockey

...FRANKLIN, Tenn. - About the same time a new champion hoists the Stanley Cup, players from as far away as Canada, Latvia and Hungary will gather in Tennessee for four days to showcase their hockey talent for college coaches and junior league teams.Yes...

A small victory for fliers: summer domestic fares fall $2.01

...destination. Overall fares are down but it will cost more this summer to fly to cities like Amsterdam; London; Budapest, Hungary; Lisbon, Portugal; Frankfurt, Germany or Reykjavik, Iceland.Prices are coming down because airlines are now saving billions...

Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte shut out again in Charlotte meet

...50 freestyle at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, won the 50 butterfly in 23.26.Jaeger won the 400 freestyle in 3:46.30.Hungary's Katinka Hosszu added two more women's event wins to her total Saturday, the 200 butterfly and 100 backstroke. Arianna...

Former NCAA champ upstages Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte in 100-meter butterfly

...event Friday in 4:14.56, edging Jay Litherland by more than five seconds. Litherland touched the wall in 4:19.59.Hungary's Katinka Hosszu won two women's events - the 200 freestyle and 400 individual medley. Katie Meili took the 100 breaststroke...

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...