LONDON (AP) — As more sports cut ties with his umbrella association, SportAccord chief Marius Vizer issued a 20-point plan Thursday for discussions with the IOC — including prize money for Olympic athletes and a 50 percent stake for federations in the new Olympic television channel.
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MOSCOW (AP) — The Kontinental Hockey League wants to expand into China, hoping to use a successful Chinese Winter Olympic bid to conquer the vast market.
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.
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.