Mar 08, 2013 19:10 EST
Hope Solo, goalkeeper for the US women's national football team, is expected to be sidelined for three to four months after left wrist surgery, the US Soccer Federation announced on Friday.
Aug 31, 2012 13:42 EDT
Britain's Stephen Cummings won the 13th stage of the Tour of Spain Friday with a well-timed attack at the end of the course, while Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez held on to the overall lead.
Aug 31, 2012 12:43 EDT
Britain's Stephen Cummings of BMC won the 13th stage of the Tour of Spain Friday while Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez held on to the overall leader's red jersey.
Jul 21, 2012 15:22 EDT
A Portuguese firefighter was killed and seven were injured Saturday as more than 1,000 personnel battled to contain fires that have raged across the country for three days.
Mar 29, 2012 17:35 EDT
Eight-time champion Sebastien Loeb crashed out of the Rally of Portugal, the French ace's Citroen spinning off in the third night stage on Thursday's opening day.
Mar 28, 2012 15:47 EDT
Citroen's all-conquering French driver Sebastien Loeb lines up Thursday for the start of the Rally of Portugal in search of his third win of the new season and his 70th overall.
Mar 09, 2012 09:32 EST
Portuguese police said Friday they were reviewing their casework in connection with the disappearance of missing British child Madeleine McCann, but this did not imply a reopening of the investigation.
Mar 07, 2012 12:24 EST
Belgium's Gianni Meersman of the Lotto team claimed victory in the fourth stage of Paris-Nice on Wednesday, with Britain's Bradley Wiggins (Sky) holding on to the leader's yellow jersey.
Mar 04, 2012 14:25 EST
Britain's Bradley Wiggins on Sunday hailed his second place in the first stage of the Paris-Nice classic, despite difficult weather conditions that hampered his quest for the leader's yellow jersey.
Mar 04, 2012 02:40 EST
British Tour de France hopeful Bradley Wiggins is aiming to maintain his solid start to this year's cycling season when the Paris-Nice event begins Sunday.
Jan 17, 2012 13:19 EST
World road race champion Mark Cavendish will begin his 2012 season at the Tour of Qatar, staged between February 5-10, his Sky team announced Tuesday.
Dec 06, 2011 17:12 EST
Zenit St Petersburg are through to the last 16 of the Champions League at Porto's expense after holding the Portuguese club to a goalless draw at the Estadio do Dragao here on Tuesday.
Dec 05, 2011 11:23 EST
British detectives visited the Spanish city of Barcelona last month as part of their review of the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann from a holiday flat in Portugal, police said on Monday.
Nov 23, 2011 13:22 EST
The parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann told an inquiry into press standards Wednesday that they felt "violated" by British tabloid newspapers which covered her disappearance in Portugal.
Nov 21, 2011 12:16 EST
Businessman Homero Costa is looking at Angola. At 61, he's thinking of shutting down the 80-employee construction firm he painstakingly built up before Portugal got slammed by the eurozone debt crisis.
Oct 14, 2011 14:02 EDT
VILAMOURA, Portugal (Reuters) - Young Briton Tom Lewis, bidding to earn his playing rights for next season after turning professional last month, stole the show with a sizzling eight-under 64 in Friday's Portugal Masters second round.
Oct 13, 2011 14:23 EDT
VILAMOURA, Portugal (Reuters) - Thomas Bjorn is hunting his fourth trophy of the year after surging to within a stroke of the Portugal Masters first-round lead on Thursday.
Jul 16, 2011 22:29 EDT
Japan take on the USA in the women's World Cup final on Sunday bidding to finish the fairytale by lifting the trophy just four months after the earthquake which devastated their country.
Jul 16, 2011 14:53 EDT
Japan coach Norio Sasaki has said his side are ready to pull off another giant-killing in Sunday's women's World Cup final when they take on two-time winners the USA.
Jul 16, 2011 14:25 EDT
USA coach Pia Sundhage has said she will keep faith in misfiring striker Amy Rodriguez ahead of Sunday's women's World Cup final against Japan, even though the forward has yet to score here.