MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic will miss at least the next three games because of a sprained right wrist.
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PARIS (AP) — An unprecedented collection of 1,500 documents from some of history’s greatest women is being auctioned in Paris, including everything from Catherine the Great’s imperious letter shunning her lover, to Brigitte Bardot’s plea to cancel the release of a song that ended up being banned in several countries owing to its sexual content.
MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Russia’s race walking center was banned for four years on Tuesday following an investigation into claims of systematic doping.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Croatia is facing UEFA sanctions for another case of racist behavior by fans in a European Championship match against Italy.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As Frederic Chopin gasped for air on his deathbed in Paris in 1849, he whispered a request that became the stuff of musical legend: Remove my heart after I die and entomb it in Poland. He wanted the symbol of his soul to rest in the native land he pined for from self-imposed exile in France.