Our region’s Habit for Humanity is celebrating the completion of a half-dozen new homes in the Belmont Cottages. The organization had a dedication ceremony Saturday afternoon for six new units (pictured) near Avon Street at the southern end of Charlottesville. Habitat for Humanity has many local partners including area banks and various Presbyterian and Episcopal churches.
Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.
UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.
The Arizona Cardinals say new coach Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.