Kearney closes World Cup career with another win

...beating Johaug by 11.6 seconds.BIATHLON: In Kontiolahti, Finland, Jakov Fak, of Slovenia, and Valj Semerenko of Ukraine won the men's and women's mass-start races on the final day of the biathlon world championships. SKI JUMP: In Oslo...

Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

HRABOVE, Ukraine - A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane...was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said...haven't yet been confirmed, he added.Ukraine's security services produced what they...

Ukraine, Russia spar over fate of Crimean clubs

...annexation of Crimea, Russia and Ukraine are now squabbling over soccer clubs in the region.Defying authorities in Ukraine, Russia is incorporating three Crimean...no right to run the sport on what Ukraine considers its territory. FIFA already...

Six South American players refusing to return to club in Ukraine

...five Brazilians and one Argentine ? have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their soccer club in the troubled city of Donetsk...forward Carlos Tevez, convinced the players not to return to Ukraine after telling them they would be able to sign new contracts...

Cheap oil, low interest rates brighten outlook for global economy

...this year in the United States and overseas.The brighter outlook marks a turnaround from last fall, when a looming war in Ukraine, the rise of the Islamic State terror group and a reluctance by the European Central Bank to expand its stimulus efforts led...

Guingamp finds a way to compete against the world's best

...Press interview before the biggest European match in the club's 103-year-old history Thursday, against Dynamo Kiev, of Ukraine."At Guingamp, nothing we do is done just because it is easy," the president said. "The first response is always...

PSG, Manchester City face big tests in Champions League

...hindering its competitiveness in Europe.Bayern next plays a Shakhtar Donetsk side exiled from home by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Although Luiz Adriano scored a competition-leading nine goals in the group stage, the Ukrainian league's winter break...

Fed officials in no hurry to raise rates

...they raised rates despite low inflation.Fed officials outlined various overseas threats to U.S. growth, including a stronger dollar, slowing growth in big economies like China and political tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.

Cybersecurity firm says international hacking ring steals up to $1 billion from banks

...find useful for doing whatever they want to do."Most of the targets have been in Russia, the U.S., Germany, China and Ukraine, although the attackers might be expanding throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, Kaspersky says. In one...

Paralympians from Ukraine, Russia stand together

...the athletes and flags from Russia and Ukraine appeared side by side Saturday, united...silver and bronze medals amassed by Ukraine justified ? in sporting terms ? the...his neighbor's territory.And from Ukraine's first Paralympic medalist in Sochi...