...of Champions on Dec. 6-7 at the RTJ Grand National in Opelika, Ala. TennisNadal, Federer win in a breezeIn Basel, Switzerland, after Rafael Nadal reached the Swiss Open quarterfinals in 57 minutes with a 6-1, 6-1 win against Pierre-Hugues...


...advanced to the second round of the Valencia Open by beating former Georgia star John Isner 7-6 (3), 6-3.? In Basel, Switzerland, fourth-seeded Milos Raonic hit 12 aces and saved all five break points he faced as he beat Steve Johnson 7-6 (4...

IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

...Thomas Bach's "Olympic Agenda 2020."Recommendations are being finalized this week at an IOC executive board meeting in Switzerland.Potential bidders for 2024 are waiting to see what changes are being made. The new rules will be put to a vote at a special...

Jolanda Shoemaker

...Mr. William Donald Shoemaker, entered into rest on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Mrs. Shoemaker was a native of Bern, Switzerland. A desire to travel brought her to the United States, where she fulfilled a long-time ambition of joining the Women's...

Lipsky rallies to win in playoff

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland - An American golfer won the European Mas ters on Sunday to put himself atop the Asian Tour money list.David Lipsky's unorthodox...

World basketball body eases headgear ban

MIES, Switzerland - Basketball's governing body has relaxed rules banning players wearing headgear after criticism it discriminated on religious...

Remaining candidates for 2022 Olympics are both lacking in appeal

...games and pick up the tab. Somewhere, say, like Norway, Switzerland or Germany, countries that actually have long-established...potentially strong bids from Munich, Germany, and St. Moritz in Switzerland. Stockholm pulled out. The Polish city of Krakow dropped...

Plant species tulips for early color

...crevices and they'll survive that austerity just as they have the harsh, hardscrabble mountain conditions of Afghanistan, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Turkey or Mongolia."Wild tulips are better adapted to difficult conditions," said Christian Curless...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Fate plays role in success of Robin and Linda Williams

...the Apollo album in 1967.Later this month and in November, Jones and her band will perform in England, Scotland, Ireland, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal before the three Apollo dates in December.

Oslo becomes latest city to drop bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

...Poland; and Lviv, Ukraine, withdrew their bids in recent months. Before that, potentially strong bids from St. Moritz, Switzerland, and Munich, Germany, were dropped after being rejected by voters in referendums.The IOC will select the 2022 host city...