Poland's Rafal Majka wins Tour stage, as leader Vincenzo Nibali marches on

PLA D'ADET, France - Poland's Rafal Majka captured his second stage victory at the Tour de France on Wednesday, winning Stage 17th, while leader Vincenzo Nibali, of Italy, increased his lead.

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...TV time on the winner's podium included Peter Sagan of Slovakia, winner of the green jersey given to the race's best sprinter; Rafal Majka of Poland, the best climber; and Pinot, the best young rider born since the start of 1989.

Tour de France leader increases his lead

...fist as he finished the 90-mile leg more than a minute ahead of Thibaut Pinot, of France, who was second. Rafal Majka, of Poland, in third, was another two seconds back.The remarkable effort by Nibali, set to become the first Italian to win the Tour...

Polish rider Rafal Majka wins Stage 14; leader Vincenzo Nibali extends advantage

RISOUL, France - Rafal Majka, of Poland, won the 14th stage of the Tour de France - a second day of punishing Alpine climbs - as Vincenzo Nibali again extended his overall lead.

Poland hopes to play host to 2022 Winter Olympics despite setback

WARSAW, Poland - Poland still has a chance to play host to the 2022 Winter Games despite the...Tusk said he regretted the official's departure but added that Poland and neighboring Slovakia could still play host to the games.Under...

Netherlands blanks Brazil in third-place game at World Cup

...Brazil played in a third-place match. It beat Sweden in 1938 and Italy in 1978, and the only other loss had come against Poland in 1974.The Netherlands had played in the third-place match one other time. It fell to Croatia 2-1 in 1998 after being...

Germany deals Brazil worst ever World Cup loss

...It's the first time Brazil had allowed five goals in a World Cup match since the 1938 tournament in France, when the team beat Poland 6-5 in extra time.In previous World Cup semifinal matches, the largest margin of defeat was five goals, occurring on three...

Ukrainian city drops out of race for 2022 Games

...candidates. The host city will be selected July 31, 2015.Lviv's withdrawal follows the pullouts of Stockholm and Krakow, Poland.The Swedish capital dropped out in December after politicians declined to give financial support. The Polish city withdrew...

US loses to Germany, but advances in World Cup

...was similar to that of 2002, when the U.S. opened with a 3-2 win over Portugal, then tied South Korea 1-1 and lost to Poland 3-0. The Americans advanced 12 years ago because South Korea defeated the Portuguese on an 80th-minute goal.Because of...


...yards and 53 touchdowns. TennisTop-seed ousted in Aegon eventIn Eastbourne, England, top-seeded Agnieszka Rad wanska of Poland failed to reach the second round of the Aegon International when she was beaten 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (4) by Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova...