UK begins search for new Bank of England governor

Europe 04/24/19, 04:52

The British government has started the process to appoint the successor to Mark Carney as governor of the Bank of England.Carney, who in July 2013 became the first foreigner to head the Bank of England, has said he is standing down from his role at the end of January 2020.In ...

Source: ATP Finals moving to Turin from 2021-25

Sports 04/24/19, 02:58

The ATP Finals is moving to the Italian city of Turin in 2021.A person with knowledge of the details confirmed the move to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not yet authorized to discuss the situation publicly.The ATP was expected to ...

Long scores quickest EPL goal in Southampton draw at Watford

Soccer 04/23/19, 16:15

Shane Long scored the quickest-ever Premier League goal as Southampton edged another point closer to safety with a 1-1 draw at Watford on Tuesday.The striker netted after 7.69 seconds — more than two seconds quicker than Ledley King managed for Tottenham in 2000 against Bradford.The goal came from Watford's kickoff. ...

Long scores quickest Premier League goal at 7.69 seconds

Sports 04/23/19, 15:02

Shane Long has scored the fastest-ever goal in a Premier League game, netting after less than eight seconds for Southampton against Watford.Long intercepted Craig Cathcart's clearance and ran onto the loose ball before dinking a shot over goalkeeper Ben Foster after 7.69 seconds on Tuesday.Based on the Premier League's timing, ...

McLaren headed back to Indy 500 and eventually IndyCar

Sports 04/23/19, 14:54

McLaren made the Indianapolis 500 its personal playground in the 1970s with three victories in 10 appearances. Then the manufacturer was done, back to England with a focus on Formula One and no time for "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."Fernando Alonso's quest to win motorsports version of the Triple Crown ...

New photos mark 1st birthday of Britain’s Prince Louis

Entertainment 04/23/19, 03:46

Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have released new photos of their youngest child Prince Louis to celebrate his first birthday.Prince Louis reached the milestone on Tuesday.The photos, taken by Kate, show him playing in the garden of the family's home in Norfolk, on England's eastern coast.This photo released ...

Ronaldo becomes first player to win Europe’s top 3 leagues

Sports 04/22/19, 00:06

The breakthrough under Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. Then the coronation at Real Madrid. And now another title at Juventus.If ever there was a need to emphasize Cristiano Ronaldo's impact as a footballer, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner did it again this weekend by helping Juventus to the Serie A ...

Solskjaer’s latest setback as Everton crushes Man United 4-0

Sports 04/21/19, 09:33

In the latest setback since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was handed the manager's job on a permanent basis, Everton humiliated Manchester United 4-0 in the Premier League on Sunday.The Norwegian coach saw his team exit the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday with a 4-0 aggregate loss to Barcelona, and Solskjaer's season ...

Foden seizes chance with tired City to clinch Spurs win

Sports 04/20/19, 15:12

Watching Manchester City's Champions League slugfest against Tottenham, Phil Foden sensed his side's energy-sapping exit could present an opportunity.As a youngster in football's costliest-assembled squad, the 18-year-old Foden has to be patient to get game time under Pep Guardiola."He said he will give me opportunities when the lads are a ...

Newcastle beats Southampton, virtually sure of EPL survival

Soccer 04/20/19, 13:55

Ayoze Perez's hat trick all but guaranteed Premier League safety for Newcastle by securing a 3-1 victory over Southampton on Saturday.The Spaniard scored twice in four minutes in the first half before a Southampton fightback inspired by changes at halftime.One of the newcomers, Mario Lemina, pulled one back in the ...

Key point for Brighton in fight for Premier League survival

Sports 04/20/19, 12:24

Brighton frustrated Wolverhampton Wanderers in a 0-0 draw at Molineux on Saturday, gaining a key point in its fight with Cardiff to avoid relegation from the Premier League. Wolves, who had spent the week training in Marbella, couldn't break through against the Seagulls. A hard-earned draw ended Brighton's run of five straight ...

Deulofeu double gives Watford 2-1 win at Huddersfield

Soccer 04/20/19, 11:47

Gerard Deulofeu's double gave Watford a 2-1 win at already relegated Huddersfield in the Premier League on Saturday. Watford's sixth win on the road this season kept the seventh-place team on course for its highest Premier League finish. But Huddersfield, which became only the second club after Derby in 2008 to be ...

Parker gets 1st win as Fulham manager at Bournemouth

Sports 04/20/19, 11:43

Already relegated Fulham won its first away match of the Premier League season by overcoming Bournemouth 1-0 on Saturday.Aleksandar Mitrovic scored a penalty eight minutes into the second half after being brought down by Jack Simpson, ending a goal drought stretching back to January.It handed Scott Parker a first victory ...

Man United seals women’s second-tier title in debut season

Soccer 04/20/19, 09:22

Manchester United clinched the second-tier Women's Championship title with a 7-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday.Lauren James scored four goals while Lizzie Arnot, Leah Galton and Jess Sigsworth also netted.? C H A M P I O N S ! #MUWomen pic.twitter.com/HV4gNrYkh9Manchester United manager Casey Stoney, top, is congratulated ...

Foden’s 1st EPL goal sends City top, dents Spurs top-4 bid

Sports 04/20/19, 08:43

Phil Foden scored his first Premier League goal for Manchester City to seal a 1-0 victory over Tottenham that sent the champions into first place on Saturday and jeopardized the London club's top-four bid.The third game between the teams in 11 days lacked the energy-sapping drama and tension of their ...

Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

Soccer 04/20/19, 07:18

Footballers in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse about the 24-hour campaign.Talks with the social media companies are now being urgently sought by the Professional Footballers Association, which coordinated the "Enough" campaign to demand a crackdown on racism by the platforms.There was silence ...

Sterling, Van Dijk among England’s player of year contenders

Soccer 04/20/19, 07:02

Premier League title contenders Liverpool and Manchester City dominate the six-man shortlist for the Professional Footballers' Association player of the year award, with defender Virgil van Dijk and forward Raheem Sterling the front-runners.Van Dijk joins Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane on the list, while Sterling is included alongside fellow City players ...

Soccer players launch social media boycott over racial abuse

Soccer 04/18/19, 11:02

Soccer players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms.Following a series of high-profile cases, the Professional Footballers' Association has gathered support from players to stay off Twitter, Facebook and Instagram from 9 a.m. Friday until 9 a.m. ...

Tottenham stuns Man City to reach Champions League semis

Sports 04/17/19, 16:13

Fernando Llorente sent Tottenham into its first European Cup semifinal in 57 years and ended Manchester City's quadruple hopes by scoring the decider in a breathtaking Champions League game that produced seven goals and saw an apparent injury-time winner for City ruled out after a video review.City won the second ...

Solskjaer to begin much-needed rebuilding job at United

Sports 04/17/19, 07:01

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has spent much of his time as Manchester United manager harking back to the club's trophy-laden past under Alex Ferguson.Now it's time to focus on the future — and he knows it.United's 4-0 aggregate loss to Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals highlighted just how far England's ...

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