Six South American players refusing to return to club in Ukraine

...breach of contract.The players remained in France following Ukrainian league champion Shakhtar Donetsk's friendly against Lyon on Saturday. The Ukrainian military is attempting to retake Donetsk in the east of the country from pro-Russian rebels...

Ukraine club's missing players 'afraid' for lives

...action to force the six players to come back.The players did not return with the team following Shakhtar's friendly against Lyon on Saturday. Shakhtar plays a Ukrainian Super Cup match against Dynamo Kiev in Lviv on Tuesday.Donetsk is held by pro-Russian...

Italians have big day in Tour de France's seventh stage

...told Peter that he had beaten me on the line. Cycling is nice because anything can happen," said Trentin, who won a stage in Lyon in his first Tour last year. "It's a good thing that I won two times."Van Garderen was not the only American to have a...

Across Georgia

...chargesATLANTA - Atlanta police say an officer shot a man while investigating suspected drug activity Friday.Sgt. Gregory Lyon told The Atlanta-Journal Constitution that officers have obtained warrants to arrest Desmond Hunter on charges including felony...

M. Eileen Williams

...Michael Hoover. She is survived by her daughter: Diane (Al) Strunk of Augusta, GA; son: David Nelson (Brian) of South Lyon, MI; grandchildren: Jason White, Betty Lou (Mark) Thompson, Sandra (Andy) Kirchoff, Rebecca (Jeff) Mann, Tim Nelson...

Lyon Opera Ballet brings 'Tricodex' to America

...the choreographer has spent time with the Lyon Opera Ballet. Under the guidance of longtime...curious." Dancers are eager to work with Lyon, as are most choreographers. The company's...the doors of the museum." Loukos keeps Lyon on the road. The company tours more than...

NBC puts 'The Lyon's Den' on November sweeps hiatus

...struggling Sunday night legal drama "The Lyon's Den," starring Rob Lowe, was among...the star and executive producer of "The Lyon's Den," a legal drama set in Washington...latest Nielsen television ratings had "The Lyon's Den" ranked 58th with an estimated...

Roddick surges to Lyon crown

LYON, France - Top-seeded Andy Roddick beat France's Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-2 Sunday to win the Lyon Grand Prix, completing the tournament without dropping serve. Roddick, who has 20 career ATP titles, defeated a 19-year-old opponent...

Other sports

...last year, was third. CyclingFroome starts strong in eventIn Lyon, France, British rider Chris Froome geared up for the Tour...year. He completed the 10.4-kilometer time trial around Lyon in 13 minutes, 13 seconds.Alberto Contador, a two-time...

Brazil's Fred says penalty against Croatia was 'clear'

...because you can see that there's no foul at all. Lovren doesn't pull him back," Remy, who played two seasons with Fred for Lyon, said Friday.FIFA declined to criticize the call and said Nishimura was in good position to make a decision. Massimo Busacca...