MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Ever since FIFA executives voted to send the World Cups of 2018 and 2022 to Russia and Qatar there have been endless questions about how and why they picked those countries and accusations that some of them might have been bought off or otherwise leaned on.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo’s “B” sample tested positive, Kenya’s athletics federation said Friday, confirming an earlier test that found traces of a banned performance enhancer.
MOSCOW (AP) — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is working to return South Africa to the schedule.
NOVI SAD, Serbia (AP) — Former NBA center Darko Milicic, a 7-foot Serb who spent 10 years with various teams after being the second overall pick in the 2003 draft behind LeBron James, has lost his first kickboxing fight.
MONTAFON, Austria (AP) — Italian snowboarders Roland Fischnaller and Nadya Ochner beat Russia in the final of the inaugural World Cup parallel slalom team event on Friday.