BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian soccer team couldn’t play its weekend match at home because the mayor rented the stadium for his daughter’s wedding.
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LONDON (AP) — A month after launching a scathing attack on the IOC, the head of SportAccord said Tuesday he wants to meet with Thomas Bach to repair the damage that has led multiple sports to cut ties with the umbrella body for international federations.
MOSCOW (AP) — The brother of former mixed martial arts champion Fedor Emelianenko has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison after being convicted of aggravated sexual assault.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — An international network that fights discrimination at soccer matches says a banner displayed at a weekend match between two Bosnian clubs was one of the worst examples of anti-gay expression it has seen this season, and urged authorities to punish whoever is responsible.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Weightlifting has become the 10th sport to break with SportAccord, the umbrella body for Olympic and non-Olympic federations.