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Israel rejoices at Shalit deal as critics question the cost

As most Israelis jubilantly awaited the imminent release of Gilad Shalit, the Jewish soldier spirited into Gaza by militants during a cross-border raid five years ago, some were questioning the cost of a historic deal that one Israeli cabinet official called “a huge victory for terror”. The highly emotive saga that has transfixed the country was concluded with Israel and ...

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Rooney banned for 3 matches at Euros

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Wayne Rooney will miss the entire group stage ofthe 2012 European Championship after receiving a three-game ban Thursday forkicking a player during England’s final qualifier. European soccer’s governing body cited him for his actions againstMontenegro defender Miodrag Dzudovic during a qualifying game last Friday. UEFA’s rule book calls for three-game bans in cases judged to be ...

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Rooney banned for 3 matches at Euros

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Wayne Rooney will miss the entire group stage ofthe 2012 European Championship after receiving a three-game ban Thursday forkicking a player during England’s final qualifier. European soccer’s governing body cited him for his actions againstMontenegro defender Miodrag Dzudovic during a qualifying game last Friday. UEFA’s rule book calls for three-game bans in cases judged to be ...

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West Indies To Face India

News Americas, MUMBAI, India, Fri. Oct. 14, 2011: The West Indies cricket site are set to face India next month on the heels of their Bangladesh tour. The West Indies are currently in Bangladesh for one T20I, three ODIs and two Tests and will then move on to Ferozshah Kotla in Delhi for three Test matches between India from November ...

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West Indies To Face India

News Americas, MUMBAI, India, Fri. Oct. 14, 2011: The West Indies cricket site are set to face India next month on the heels of their Bangladesh tour. The West Indies are currently in Bangladesh for one T20I, three ODIs and two Tests and will then move on to Ferozshah Kotla in Delhi for three Test matches between India from November ...

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Reports: Eto’o wants to return to Inter on loan

MILAN (AP) — Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto’o is interested in returningto Inter Milan on loan during the Russian league’s winter break, Italian mediareported Thursday, although both clubs say such a move would be unlikely. Eto’o, who left Inter for Anzhi in a ?27 million ($37.17 million) transferin August, was spotted driving his Ferrari around downtown Milan earlier thisweek. The ...

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Reports: Eto’o wants to return to Inter on loan

MILAN (AP) — Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto’o is interested in returningto Inter Milan on loan during the Russian league’s winter break, Italian mediareported Thursday, although both clubs say such a move would be unlikely. Eto’o, who left Inter for Anzhi in a ?27 million ($37.17 million) transferin August, was spotted driving his Ferrari around downtown Milan earlier thisweek. The ...

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England striker Rooney gets three-match ban

(Adds English FA statement) * Rooney to miss group stage of Euro 2012 * England can appeal decision BERNE, Oct 13 (Reuters) – England striker Wayne Rooney hasbeen given a three-match international ban by UEFA for hissending-off against Montenegro last Friday, ruling him out ofthe group stage of Euro 2012. “The striker will now be suspended from playing in hiscountry’s ...

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England striker Rooney gets three-match ban

(Adds English FA statement) * Rooney to miss group stage of Euro 2012 * England can appeal decision BERNE, Oct 13 (Reuters) – England striker Wayne Rooney hasbeen given a three-match international ban by UEFA for hissending-off against Montenegro last Friday, ruling him out ofthe group stage of Euro 2012. “The striker will now be suspended from playing in hiscountry’s ...

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Blackburn Rovers-Queens Park Rangers Preview

By TOM BENNETT STATS European Football Writer= LONDON (SE) – Queens Park Rangers will be looking to bounce back from the 6-0 defeat at Fulham when they host Blackburn Rovers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon. Rangers playmaker Adel Taarabt left Craven Cottage at half-time having been substituted, and has since been linked with a move away from the club, ...

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