• The Associated Press Aug 3, 2019

    Ronaldo Loses Bid to Dismiss or Fully Seal Vegas Rape Case

    Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has lost a bid for dismissal or complete secrecy in a federal lawsuit by a Nevada woman who accuses him of raping her at a Las Vegas resort in 2009. Attorney Larissa Drohobyczer, representing Ronaldo’s accuser, Kathryn Mayorga, said Friday she was satisfied with U.S. District Judge Jennifer Dorsey’s ruling in Las Vegas. Ronaldo’s attorney, Peter...

  • Suzanne Ciechalski Jul 25, 2018

    Sergio Marchionne, Who Saved Fiat and Chrysler, Has Died

    Sergio Marchionne, a charismatic and demanding leader who engineered two long-shot corporate turnarounds to save both Fiat and Chrysler from near-certain failure, died Wednesday. He was 66. The Exor holding company of the Fiat founding family Agnelli announced Marchionne’s death in Zurich in a statement. “Unfortunately what we feared has come to pass,” Fiat heir John Elkann said. “Sergio Marchionne,...

  • NBC News Jul 18, 2018

    Forensic Research Suggests the Shroud of Turin Is Fake

    Forensic scientists have once again concluded that the Shroud of Turin, supposedly the burial cloth Jesus was wrapped in after his crucifixion, was artificially created, NBC News reported. The shroud, kept in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Turin, Italy, has long been a subject of controversy within the Catholic community. Believers say its stains are the blood...

  • Russia Mar 20, 2018

    Canada Beats Czechs, 6-4, for Men's Hockey Bronze

    The Canadians made sure they aren’t going home from the Olympics empty-handed, even after missing out on a third straight gold medal. Andrew Ebbett, Chris Kelly and Derek Roy each scored in the first period, and Canada took the bronze medal at the Pyeongchang Games by beating the Czech Republic 6-4 Saturday.

  • China Mar 20, 2018

    Host Nation Stunned on Last Day of Short Track Speedskating in Pyeongchang

    The final night of short track speedskating featured three finals, and South Korea had given itself the best chance possible to win all of them. But the host nation was unable to equal its record of six short track gold medals, set at the 2006 Turin Games, as a dominant performance in the men’s 500m won gold for China and...

  • South Korea Mar 19, 2018

    Dutch Speedskater Nuis Wins Men's 1000m, His 2nd Gold

    Twice is nice for Kjeld Nuis. The Dutchman became the first speedskater to win two gold medals at the 2018 Winter Games by beating the field in the men’s 100 meters Friday at the Gangneung Oval. He had already won the 1500m in Pyeongchang, and is the 2017 world champion in the 1000m.

  • Sweden Mar 19, 2018

    Men's Curling: Another Canada Loss Scores Switzerland the Bronze

    After a major upset by the United States, defending gold medalists Canada couldn’t quite clinch a medal in Pyeongchang, losing their bronze medal match against Switzerland, 7-5. The Swiss fell to Sweden’s dominant team in their semifinal match, 9-3, but performed well enough against reigning Olympic champs Canada to come away with bronze.

  • Netherlands Mar 19, 2018

    Mantia, Davis Fall Short of Medals in Men's 1500m Speedskate

    A disappointing dry spell for U.S. speedskating stretched into Tuesday as three Americans, including Joey Mantia and Shani Davis, failed to medal in the 1,500 meter event. Team USA has gone without a medal since the 2010 Games in Vancouver.

  • Italy Feb 24, 2018

    See It: Views of Olympic Stadiums, Structures and Villages From Previous Winter Games

    After the Olympic torch has been extinguished, host countries of the competition are often left with the newly constructed stadiums, ski runs, pools and housing accommodations that make up an Olympic campus. What happens to the Olympic structures after the athletes have gone back home sometimes reflects the issues that face the host country at the time. In Sarajevo, for…

  • injuries Jun 4, 2017

    More Than 1,500 Injured in Panic After Soccer Game

    More than 1,500 people were injured when panic swept through a crowd of Juventus fans watching the Champions League final in a piazza in the northern Italian city of Turin, authorities said Sunday. The Turin prefect said in a statement that the crowd “was taken by panic and by the psychosis of a terror attack,” fearing that a loud noise...

  • The Associated Press Nov 29, 2016

    Other Sports Teams Involved in Fatal Plane Crashes

    Members of Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense were among 81 people on board a chartered aircraft that crashed late Monday in Medellin, Colombia. It was not immediately clear how many players were among the casualties. Take a look at other sports teams involved in fatal plane crashes.

  • Turin Sep 11, 2015

    Pope Francis Prays Before Shroud of Turin

    Pope Francis paused in silent prayer before the Shroud of Turin on Sunday in the northern Italian city’s cathedral.

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