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Murray fights back to beat Hasse in Flushing thrillerupdated: Sat Sep 03 2011 03:05:00

Britain's Andy Murray battled back from two sets down to beat Robin Hasse at the U.S. Open in their second round match at Flushing Meadows Friday.

SI.com: Luke Winn: Ex-Mizzou recruit Tony Mitchell looking to make comeback at North Texasupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 13:36:00

Two recruits from the Rivals.com Class of 2010 top 20 never appeared in a game last season. The first, everyone knows. The NCAA deemed him a professional due to benefits he received from a professional club in Turkey, and Kentucky's Internet fan-army started a T-shirt campaign to "free" him from the collegiate ban. Ultimately all he did was serve as a student assistant coach and train in Lexington. He still managed to be picked No. 3 overall in last month's NBA draft. Things worked out well for Enes Kanter.

SI.com: Luke Winn: Nineteen thoughts from 2011's FIBA U19 World Championshipsupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 19:56:00

RIGA, Latvia -- All quiet here on the morning after the FIBA U19 World Championships, except for the footsteps of scattered tourists making their way over the cobblestones, admiring the Medieval and Gothic architecture. Riga is Europe's more underappreciated destinations, a beautiful Baltic capital famous for its Old Town (where I'm sitting outside, writing my final missive), its wealth of Art Nouveau buildings in the city center, and its night-time mix of sprawling summer beer gardens and sweaty Euro-clubs. Its latitude is so far north that it only gets truly dark for a few hours each day, and so the drunks go home around 6 a.m. and give way to the camera-toters only a few hours later.

SI.com: Luke Winn: Lack of star power contributes to U.S. team's surprising loss to Russia at U19 Worldsupdated: Sat Jul 09 2011 02:09:00

RIGA, Latvia -- Outside the Arena Riga press room, after the U.S. suffered a stunning 79-74 loss in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U19 World Championships, one of the Russian-speaking writers stopped me and said while smiling, "This has to be really humbling for you guys, no?"

SI.com: Luke Winn: Canada's Kevin Pangos, Poland's Przemyslaw Karnowski among top international prospectsupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 14:39:00

RIGA, Latvia -- Of the international NCAA prospects here for the FIBA U19 World Championship, the most intriguing one I found wasn't even playing at Arena Riga this week -- he was asleep high up in the stands, behind a smattering of NBA scouts.

SI.com: Luke Winn: Aussie recruits eyeing Butler, Boise State as top destinationsupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 07:54:00

RIGA, Latvia -- In the animated Australian cheering section here at the FIBA U19 World Championship, sitting two seats to the left of an inflatable, yellow kangaroo, and two seats to the right of a man who was playing a cowbell while wearing a kangaroo T-shirt, was a surprising sight: Butler forward Khyle Marshall, in his Team USA jersey, actively rooting on the Aussies against Brazil.

Report: Latvia president dissolves parliament, effective immediatelyupdated: Sat May 28 2011 21:32:00

Latvia's president disolved the national legislature on Saturday, according to the Baltic country's official news agency LETA.

How to take better travel photosupdated: Fri May 27 2011 07:57:00

Ever glanced in exasperation at travel photographs wondering why yours taken of the same landmarks or subjects never turn out as stunning?

FIFA investigates officials amid match-fixing claimsupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 08:01:00

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against six match officials after claims that two international friendly games fell victim to match-fixing.

FIFA to probe claims of irregular betting patterns in Turkeyupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 06:28:00

FIFA has launched an investigation into two international friendly matches held in Turkey last week that yielded seven penalties amid claims of heavy betting patterns.

Two more Guantanamo detainees sent to other countriesupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 15:52:00

Two more people held at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility have been transferred to other countries, the Pentagon announced Thursday.

Fortune: Where's the next Dubai?updated: Tue Dec 01 2009 15:12:00

Dubai's not the only onetime highflier that risks drowning in debt.

Experts doubt meteor led to Latvian craterupdated: Mon Oct 26 2009 16:18:00

Scientists expressed skepticism Monday about reports that a meteorite's impact created a crater near a northern Latvia farm.

Fortune: Europe's banks back from brink for nowupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 15:51:00

In the financial crisis, Europe's banking sector has been the shoe that wouldn't drop.

CNNMoney: U.S. broadband lags Asian nationsupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 11:06:00

South Korea leads the world in providing broadband services, according to a study released on Thursday. The United States did not make the top 10.

European elections: Country by countryupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 08:15:00

Center right and minority parties make gains across Europe as turnout in elections for the new European Parlimanent dips to a record low of 43 percent. Below is a country by country selection of some of the key results at national level.

SI.com: Canada reaches semifinals at worldsupdated: Thu May 07 2009 15:34:00

Canada has beaten Latvia 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championship.

SI.com: US routs Austria, advances at worldsupdated: Mon Apr 27 2009 20:15:00

BERN, Switzerland (AP) -- The United States found its ruthless streak -- eventually -- and beat Austria 6-1 Monday to advance to the second round of the ice hockey world championship.

Cruise ship run agroundupdated: Mon May 05 2008 11:09:00

Nearly 1,000 people remain on board a stranded cruise ship after it ran aground off the coast of Latvia. (No audio)

Latvia throws out Russian diplomatupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 15:40:00

Latvia expelled a Russian diplomat Monday on the grounds that the man "poses a threat to state security," the government said.

Victory gives Sweden finals placeupdated: Wed Nov 21 2007 17:16:00

Sweden sealed their place at Euro 2008 with a 2-1 Group F victory over Latvia in Solna which rendered Northern Ireland's bid to win in Spain irrelevant.

Spain draw level with Latvia winupdated: Thu Sep 13 2007 05:55:00

Spain boosted their chances of qualifying for the Euro 2008 finals as goals in each have from Xavi and Fernando Torres saw off Latvia 2-0 in Ovedo.

Van Nistelrooy back in Dutch squadupdated: Thu Aug 16 2007 21:56:00

Strikers Ruud van Nistelrooy and Robin van Persie have been recalled to the Netherlands' 20-man squad named by coach Marco van Basten for a friendly against Switzerland on August 22.

CNN Future Summit forumupdated: Tue May 08 2007 13:21:00

Six of the seven Ancient Wonders of the World have vanished into history, but now there may be a way to recreate these ancient heritage sites, as well as to people them and furnish them in a historically authentic way.

Sweden extend their perfect startupdated: Wed Oct 11 2006 16:29:00

Sweden were made to work hard by Iceland for a 2-1 victory that maintained their perfect start to Euro 2008 qualifying Group F on Wednesday.

Swedes maintain their perfect runupdated: Sat Oct 07 2006 16:40:00

Sweden maintained their perfect start to their Euro 2008 qualifying campaign with a comprehensive 2-0 defeat of Spain in Group F in Stockholm on Saturday.

Gudjohnsen joint tops for Icelandupdated: Sat Sep 02 2006 13:28:00

Eidur Gudjohnsen has become Iceland's joint top-scorer, netting in a 3-0 demolition of Northern Ireland in their Euro 2008 Group F qualifier in Belfast.

Blog: Bleak future for air travelupdated: Fri Aug 11 2006 07:22:00

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McBride gives U.S. winning sendoffupdated: Mon May 29 2006 05:09:00

Striker Brian McBride's header two minutes before halftime gave the U.S. a 1-0 win over Latvia in a physical World Cup warm-up game in Connecticut on Sunday.

Ovechkin inspires Russian victoryupdated: Thu May 11 2006 15:24:00

Alexander Ovechkin's goal and two assists powered Russia to a 6-0 rout of Ukraine in the opening game of the second round at the world ice hockey championships.

Finland claim top spot from Czechsupdated: Tue May 09 2006 17:00:00

Petteri Nummelin scored with 72 seconds left as Finland fought back to draw 3-3 with the Czech Republic and clinch top spot in Group A at the world championships on Tuesday.

Latvia star alleges Russian bribesupdated: Tue Aug 23 2005 06:37:00

Latvia captain Vitalijs Astafjevs said his players were offered large amounts of money to throw last week's World Cup qualifier against Russia, which ended in a 1-1 draw.

Under strength Russia held in Rigaupdated: Wed Aug 17 2005 14:01:00

Russia remained third in the Group Three after being held to a 1-1 draw by Latvia in their World Cup qualifer in Riga.

Row over Europe's working weekupdated: Tue Jun 07 2005 06:45:00

One topic that highlights Europe's institutional and political deadlock is the ongoing debate over how many hours people should spend in the office.

Figo returns in Portuguese triumphupdated: Sat Jun 04 2005 12:43:00

Portugal, boosted by the return of Luis Figo, beat Slovakia 2-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Lisbon, to take a three-point lead in Group Three.

Latvia ratifies EU constitutionupdated: Thu Jun 02 2005 06:11:00

Latvia's parliament voted overwhelmingly to support the EU constitution Thursday, a decision lawmakers and analysts said sent a message from the new Europe to the old that the approval process must continue.

EU agonizes over fate of charterupdated: Thu Jun 02 2005 02:08:00

Europe's leaders are agonizing over the future of the EU constitution after voters in the Netherlands joined the French in rejecting it.

Russia recall keeper Ovchinnikov updated: Tue May 24 2005 10:47:00

New Russia coach Yuri Syomin has recalled keeper Sergei Ovchinnikov for the World Cup clash with Latvia and friendly in Germany.

'Piano Man' still not identifiedupdated: Thu May 19 2005 04:06:00

British authorities trying to identify a mute pianist found wandering on a beach have been given more than 300 possible names, but have yet to establish his identity.

Bush: 'Painful history' in Balticsupdated: Sat May 07 2005 10:08:00

U.S. President George W. Bush told the leaders of the three Baltic nations Saturday that "we recognize your painful history."

Bush: Baltics betrayed by transfer to Soviet controlupdated: Sat May 07 2005 05:42:00

President Bush, in a speech to the Latvian people on Saturday, called three Baltic nations' transfer to Soviet control after World War II '"one of the greatest wrongs of history."

Bush arrives in Latviaupdated: Fri May 06 2005 12:40:00

U.S. President Bush has arrived in Latvia, the first stop in what could be a politically charged tour designed to promote democracy and mark the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.

Sub Postiga earns Portugal a pointupdated: Wed Mar 30 2005 14:07:00

Helder Postiga equalized in the 62nd minute Wednesday as Group Three leaders Portugal held big rivals Slovakia 1-1 in a World Cup qualifying match.

Tiny Liechtenstein stun Portugueseupdated: Sat Oct 09 2004 14:02:00

Tiny Liechtenstein recovered from two goals down at halftime to salvage a shock 2-2 draw with Euro 2004 finalists Portugal in their World Cup qualifier.

'Traitor' jibe as Flamini signs upupdated: Thu Jul 22 2004 04:25:00

French under-21 international midfielder Matthieu Flamini was branded a 'traitor' for joining English champions Arsenal after failing to agree on a contract with Olympique Marseille.

Nistelrooy pair puts Dutch throughupdated: Wed Jun 23 2004 16:51:00

Ruud van Nistelrooy struck twice to lead the Netherlands to an emphatic 3-0 win over Latvia that sent them into the Euro 2004 quarter-finals.

Late Baros strike puts Germany outupdated: Wed Jun 23 2004 16:37:00

Germany slipped out of Euro 2004 after a 2-1 defeat by a second-string Czech Republic, who had already qualified, saw them miss out on the quarter-finals for the second successive European Championship.

Coach Advocaat needs Dutch courageupdated: Tue Jun 22 2004 05:19:00

Dutch coach Dick Advocaat knows his job is on the line when his under-achieving team meet Euro 2004 surprise package Latvia in their final Group D match in Braga on Wednesday.

Schweinsteiger sits out trainingupdated: Mon Jun 21 2004 08:44:00

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger has joined fellow midfielders Dietmar Hamann and Bernd Schneider on the injury list, but all three are expected to be fit for Wednesday's Euro 2004 clash with Latvia.

Brilliant Czechs advance in styleupdated: Sat Jun 19 2004 16:33:00

The Czech Republic bounced back from two goals down to beat the Netherlands 3-2 and claim a place in the quarterfinals at Euro 2004.

Latvia trip up Germany in 0-0 drawupdated: Sat Jun 19 2004 13:41:00

Latvia held Germany to a goalless draw in Group D to put the three-times European champions' progress at Euro 2004 in doubt.

Nowotny passed fit for Latvia gameupdated: Fri Jun 18 2004 07:01:00

Germany defender Jens Nowotny has returned to training from a knee injury and should play in Saturday's Euro 2004 Group D game against Latvia.

Baros strike sparks Czech comebackupdated: Tue Jun 15 2004 13:56:00

Milan Baros and substitute Marek Heinz spared the Czech blushes with second half goals to give them a 2-1 win over Latvia in Euro 2004 Group D on Tuesday.

Cech warns over Czech complacencyupdated: Mon Jun 14 2004 12:22:00

Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech warns his nation must avoid complacency against outsiders Latvia in their opening Group D clash in Aveiro on Tuesday.

Latvia, Malta cast EU ballotsupdated: Sat Jun 12 2004 05:11:00

Voters in Latvia and Malta have begun casting ballots in their first European Parliament elections.

Euro 2004 Team Previewsupdated: Mon Jun 07 2004 11:52:00

Group A

Surprise side Latvia held at homeupdated: Sun Jun 06 2004 14:06:00

Surprise Euro 2004 qualifiers Latvia were held 2-2 at home by Azerbaijan on Sunday, failing to give the Baltic nation a confidence boost before the Portugal finals.

Latvia name final Euro 2004 squadupdated: Sat May 29 2004 10:22:00

Latvian coach Aleksandrs Starkovs has named his 23-man squad for Euro 2004 -- the Baltic nation's first ever major tournament.

Round up: Berbatov brace seals winupdated: Wed Apr 28 2004 14:27:00

In-form striker Dimitar Berbatov scored twice to help Bulgaria ease to a 3-0 victory over 10-man Cameroon.

Latvians face new wall: languageupdated: Wed Apr 14 2004 11:24:00

The cobblestone streets of Riga look peaceful enough.

Baltics hope for EU transformationupdated: Wed Apr 14 2004 10:49:00

Drop into a coffee shop in the Baltics and ask almost anyone what they think about joining Europe, and they're apt to correct you.

Eastern Europe set for travel surgeupdated: Mon Apr 12 2004 03:06:00

With 10 more countries about to swell the ranks of the EU come May 1, the one business sector likely to get a boost is the travel industry -- both for leisure and business.

Analysis: NATO must calm Russia fearsupdated: Fri Apr 02 2004 05:14:00

All of NATO's diplomacy skills will be needed to calm the fears of Russia over the military alliance's eastward expansion, analysts say.

Bush welcomes NATO's new sevenupdated: Mon Mar 29 2004 07:35:00

U.S. President George W. Bush has formally welcomed the addition of seven new members to the NATO alliance during a ceremony Monday.

CNNMoney: Letter from Latviaupdated: Mon Mar 01 2004 17:07:00

BEND, Ore. (CNN/Money) - Diana and Ken Knox Wolfe kicked off their around-the-world adventure nearly a decade ago when they took their first teaching jobs abroad.

Two-goal Mutu fires Romania to winupdated: Wed Feb 18 2004 11:12:00

Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu scored twice as Romania defeated Georgia 3-0 in a friendly tournament in Cyprus on Wednesday.

EU embarks on expansionupdated: Wed Feb 18 2004 07:21:00

Europe is on the verge of a period of dramatic growth.

Money Magazine: Global, Schmobal In a world without borders, what's American now?updated: Wed Mar 01 2000 00:01:00

Well, the new millennium is here, and the world is finally one. Technology has united us, and the tyranny of distance has been overthrown. One world, one love. I know this because on New Year's Eve...

Fortune: BIG TENTupdated: Mon Apr 28 1997 00:01:00

The diverse band of clowns, jugglers, and gymnasts employed by famed, Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil presents a vexing management challenge. Cirque's 1,250 performers and other staffers come from ...

Fortune: OPPORTUNITY IN THE BALTICS Free again, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania must switch to a market economy -- fast. They're out to beupdated: Mon Oct 21 1991 00:01:00

FROM THE HOT WAR of the 1940s through all the Cold War years, the three Baltic states have remained almost a fixation in certain quarters of what we used to call the free world. In Western Europe a...

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