Hamilton wins Monaco GP to extend lead over teammate Bottas

Sports 05/26/19, 10:05

Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.Hamilton struggled with grip in the latter stages, and was under constant pressure from Red Bull's Max Verstappen.But Verstappen had earlier picked ...

Update: Slim hopes of a local winner at the Monaco GP

Sports 05/26/19, 06:27

The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local):___1:10 p.m.From his giant hilltop palace perched over the streets of the tiny Principality's winding streets, Prince Albert has seen many races at the Monaco Grand Prix.But he's never seen anyone from ...

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe

Sports 05/25/19, 01:03

The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading.Prosecutors in France have implicated Nasser al-Khelaifi — who leads Qatar-owned PSG, is chairman of Qatar-owned broadcaster beIN ...

Hamilton fastest for Mercedes in 1st practice for Monaco GP

Sports 05/23/19, 05:40

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time Thursday in first practice for the Monaco Grand Prix.The Mercedes driver and championship leader was .059 seconds quicker than Red Bull driver Max Verstappen on the sinewy 3.3-kilometer (2-mile) street circuit.Mercedes ...

Monaco in danger of relegation after disastrous season

Soccer 05/13/19, 04:32

Two years after sweeping aside some of Europe's best teams, Monaco could become the continent's laughingstock.A Champions League semifinalist in 2017, Monaco is in danger of dropping into the French league's second division. Following this weekend's 1-0 loss at Nimes, ...

OIympic race walk medalist banned for 4 years for doping

Sports 05/10/19, 05:01

Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping.The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker's ban for taking anabolic steroids took effect on Nov. 16.Gonzalez's results ...

Lille moves closer to Champions League after draw with Lyon

Sports 05/05/19, 17:06

Lille moved even closer to qualifying for next season's Champions League after drawing 2-2 at rival Lyon in the French league on Sunday.Second place guarantees automatic entry into Europe's elite club competition and Lille is six points ahead of third-place ...

Fognini beats Lajovic to win Monte Carlo Masters

Tennis 04/21/19, 09:31

Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career after beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final.The 13th-seeded Italian's first title of the year was his ninth overall but first at Masters level.It came the ...

Medvedev shocks Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo semis

Sports 04/19/19, 09:24

An erratic Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 defeat against Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals Friday.The 10th-seeded Russian was appearing in the last eight of a Masters tournament for the first time but was not ...

Lille overcomes 2-goal deficit, Caen upsets Monaco

Soccer 03/31/19, 13:20

Nantes and Lille failed to get a single shot on target during the first half of their French league game on Sunday, and then produced five goals in 15 minutes.The goal bonanza at Nantes' La Beaujoire stadium ultimately rewarded second-placed ...

China’s Xi to make 3-nation Europe visit starting Thursday

Europe 03/18/19, 00:24

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Italy, France and Monaco from Thursday to March 26, the foreign ministry said Monday.Italy's coalition government has sent mixed signals over whether it will sign a proposed agreement to join China's trillion-dollar Belt and ...

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