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  • Syrian lawmaker first to field run for presidency

    Syrian lawmaker first to field run for presidency

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    Syrian lawmaker first to field run for presidency

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's parliament speaker says a lawmaker has announced his candidacy for the June 3 presidential election — the first to field his bid for the top post in a vote called despite the country's relentless civil war. …

  • Pro-Russian insurgents hold journalist captive

    Pro-Russian insurgents hold journalist captive

    Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    Pro-Russian insurgents hold journalist captive

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday that they are holding an American journalist who has not been seen since early Tuesday. …

  • Groggy Stenson hopes to kick-start season at China event

    Groggy Stenson hopes to kick-start season at China event

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
    Groggy Stenson hopes to kick-start season at China event

    (Reuters) - World number three Henrik Stenson's bid to kick-start his 2014 campaign at this week's China Open has been hampered by a bout of flu. The Swede, who won the order of merit in Europe and the Tour Championships in the U.S. last year, has struggled to reach the heady heights so far this season and said he was not feeling his best ahead of the $3.2 million (1.9 million pounds) European Tour event starting on Thursday. "I am just kind of waking up to be honest after a little bit of …

  • FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal

    FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal

    Associated Press - 20 minutes ago
    FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal

    ZURICH (AP) — Barcelona was cleared Wednesday to sign new players during the offseason after FIFA froze the Spanish soccer club's one-year transfer embargo pending an appeal. …

  • Real Madrid - Bayern Munich Betting Preview: Why the La Liga side can score twice

    Real Madrid - Bayern Munich Betting Preview: Why the La Liga side can score twice

    GOAL.com - 22 minutes ago
    Real Madrid - Bayern Munich Betting Preview: Why the La Liga side can score twice

    After an 11/8 winner in last night's semi final, Phil Kitromilides explains why he is backing Real Madrid to score over 1.5 goals against the Bundesliga champions this evening …