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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Former marathon world-record holder Wilson Kipsang accused Kenya's athletics federation on Wednesday of smearing his name by disclosing that he missed an out-of-competition doping test last month. Athletics Kenya said it was notified by the International...
GENEVA (AP) — The American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process resigned from the FIFA ethics committee on Wednesday in protest over the handling of his findings. Michael Garcia cited a "lack of leadership" at the top of FIFA in a...
A person with direct knowledge of the hiring tells The Associated Press that West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck is joining the NCAA to take a high-ranking position on President Mark Emmert's staff. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an announcement was...
NEW YORK (AP) — Statement from Michael Garcia, Chairman of the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee: For the first two years after my July 2012 appointment as independent Chairman of the FIFA Ethics Committee's Investigatory Chamber, I felt that the Ethics...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Games and says whichever city is chosen will be a "very strong" contender. The U.S. Olympic Committee board voted Tuesday in favor of a bid, but...
Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters in New York turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice case, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Games and says whichever city is chosen will be a "very strong" contender. The U.S. Olympic Committee board voted Tuesday in favor of a bid, but...
TOKYO (AP) — Hideki Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Matsui, the 2009 World Series MVP, attended a press conference in Tokyo on Wednesday to...
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The men grappled with each other to board the quickly filling bus. Others wriggled in through the windows, scaling the outside, using the large wheels as footholds and leaving scuff-marks on the white exterior with their shoes. These weren't refugees fleeing...