Stories by Mattias Karen

Friday, June 26, 2015

Djokovic gets favorable Wimbledon draw

LONDON - Defending champion Novak Djokovic avoided his three biggest traditional rivals in the Wimbledon draw on Friday as the other members of tennis' "Big Four" were all placed on the opposite side.
By Mattias Karen

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Americans break drought in cross-country skiing

FALUN, Sweden - No American woman had ever won a major championship medal in a long distance cross-country skiing. Minnesota natives Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg made it two in one day.
By Mattias Karen

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Germany wins World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO - Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.
By Mattias Karen

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Germany, Argentina clash in World Cup final

RIO DE JANEIRO - The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage.
By Mattias Karen

Monday, June 30, 2014

Suarez issues apology for biting incident

RIO DE JANEIRO - After a few days of reflection, Luis Suarez acknowledged what millions saw on TV - he did bite an opponent during a game at the World Cup. 
By Mattias Karen

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Colombia shuts out Uruguay

RIO DE JANEIRO - James Rodriguez scored one of the best goals of the tournament and then added a second to put Colombia into the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time.
By Mattias Karen

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Bayern claims Champions League title on late goal

LONDON - Arjen Robben scored a go-ahead goal in the 89th minute to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 victory over German rival Borussia Dortmund on Saturday in the Champions League Final.
By Mattias Karen

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Wait continues for Murray, Britain

Hope turned to disappointment one more time for Andy Murray and British tennis.
By Mattias Karen

Friday, July 6, 2012

Scotsman ends British drought

Andy Murray ends British drought by making Wimbledon final
By Mattias Karen

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Sharapova, 24, finds herself as the veteran in the semis

Once a teen sensation, Maria Sharapova is the elder stateswoman at Wimbledon this year.
By Mattias Karen
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