Despite lead, Froome on defensive

...and developed it Sunday after safely negotiating Stage 15 that ended with a bunch sprint won by Andre Greipel. It was the German's third victory at this Tour, and it left Froome's large lead intact."If people are led to believe that these...
Safety first for Froome, as he loses Tour de France leader's jersey

...Congratulations to Tony for his late attack."Relieved after cruising through the final paved section, Froome did not chase as the German rider peeled away some 3 kilometers (2 miles) from the line to clinch a fifth Tour stage win and take the yellow after...
Greipel wins 5th stage, Martin keeps lead

...World Wars. There were 60,000 Allied casualties on the first day, mown down by incessant machine-gun fire from the German lines. Hundreds of thousands on each side were killed and wounded as the battle raged from July to November 1916.Riders...
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Inequities persist despite US women's soccer glory

...never ask the men to do for fear of injury. The U.S. women's team was awarded $2 million for winning Sunday. The German men got $35 million for winning last summer. The men's teams that lost in the first round of the World Cup earned...
Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

...was impossible in any case before the referendum."We will wait for the referendum," Chancellor Angela Merkel told the German Parliament. "There can be no negotiations on a new aid program before the referendum."French President Francois...
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A look ahead at the semifinalists

...Germany is the top-ranked team.The Germans have been to every Women's World...make it to the final at home. The Germans were dispatched in the the award, has nine saves. The Germans have allowed three goals.UNITED...
World's finest in net for two teams match. Historically, when the Germans have met the Americans in the World...United States in 1991 and '99, and the Germans in 2003 and '07.Solo, despite...on home soil at the Rose Bowl.The Germans beat the United States 3-0 in...
Juneau's Smith giving up soccer for futbol

...The coach really wanted me," Smith said. "I really want to help them make that push. Kastl is helping feed me into the German system."Smith will live in the village of Kastl, outside Nuremberg, in Bavaria."Language is probably going to...
Today In Sports History for May 20

...and wins the Preakness Stakes by a neck.1990 - Monica Seles ends Steffi Graf's 66-match winning streak and takes the German Open with a 6-4, 6-3 victory. Graf's streak is the second longest in the modern era of tennis. Martina Navratilova...
Juneau student receives youth exchange scholarship

...Exchange Programs, who will live with a host family and attend high school in Germany for one year. The U.S. and the German government have been cosponsoring the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship Program since 1983. The program...


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