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Olympic ski medalist Silvan Zurbriggen retires from racing

GENEVA (AP) — Olympic medalist Silvan Zurbriggen says he has retired from Alpine skiing at age 33 because of persistent back injuries.

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Serb players quit Albania club after flag incident

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian football club FK Apolonia says two Serbian players have left the topflight team following an incident involving the Albanian flag.

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High winds cause damage to roof at Silverstone

This is a Sunday, July 6, 2014  file photo of Finland's Valtteri Bottas of William, bottom right, as he drives his car past the Wing corporate  building to gain second place during the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England. Work has started Wednesday April 1, 2015  on repairing the roof of the Silverstone motor racing circuit which was damaged by high winds in recent days. Part of the “Wing” _ the $40 million, three-story corporate building at the host venue of Formula One’s British Grand Prix,  was affected by the winds on late Sunday and Monday. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — The roof of the motor racing circuit that stages Formula One’s British Grand Prix was being repaired on Wednesday after it was damaged by high winds and extreme weather.

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Federation investigates death threat against runner Kipsiro

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Uganda Athletics Federation is investigating claims made by Commonwealth Games 10,000-meter champion Moses Kipsiro that he received a death threat from a coach, while police said Wednesday they had arrested a relative of the runner on suspicion of setting the coach’s house on fire.

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‘No problem': Schwazer says he would testify in Kostner case

ROME (AP) — Former Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer says he is prepared to testify in an arbitration hearing over the 16-month ban given to his ex-girlfriend and former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner.

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