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Iceland picks 2 injured players in World Cup squad

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland has selected playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson and captain Aron Gunnarsson in its 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia even though both midfielders are out injured. Sigurdsson, Iceland’s star player, has been out with a knee injury since...
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Kubica confident he can make full F1 return if given chance

May. 11, 2018 1:28 PM EDT BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Robert Kubica was second-to-last, 19th out of 20. And smiling. He drove in the first practice for the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday, his first official Formula One session since he almost lost his right hand in a rally crash...
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Iran cleric threatens destruction of Israeli cities

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent Iranian cleric on Friday threatened two Israeli cities with destruction if the country “acts foolishly” and retaliates against it again, while thousands of protesters demonstrated against President Donald Trump’s withdrawal...
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Denmark blanks Norway, France tops Austria at world hockey

By KAREL JANICEK, Associated Press HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Denmark closed in on a quarterfinal berth at the ice hockey world championship after beating Norway 3-0 and France defeated newcomer Austria 5-2 to stay in contention on Friday. Defenseman Nicklas Jensen scored...
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Conor Daly to make NASCAR debut in August at Road America

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Conor Daly will make his NASCAR debut in August when he jumps from an IndyCar into a Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing for the Xfinity race at Road America in Wisconsin. The team announced Friday that Daly will join Ryan Reed and Wisconsin native...
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Bennett wins 7th stage as Yates maintains Giro d’Italia lead

PRAIA A MARE, Italy (AP) — Sam Bennett timed his sprint to perfection to win the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia, while British rider Simon Yates remained in the overall lead as the race went over to the Italian mainland on Friday. Bennett was the last to launch...
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Kremlin: Presidential terms extension not on Putin’s agenda

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — A proposal from the province of Chechnya to extend Russia’s limit of two consecutive presidential terms isn’t on President Vladimir Putin’s agenda, the Kremlin said Friday. Provincial legislators in...
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