Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

Ecclestone trying to revive South African GP

MOSCOW (AP) — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is working to return South Africa to the schedule.

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Former NBA center Milicic loses kickboxing debut

Former NBA player Darko Milicic, right, fights against Radovan Radojcin during their kickboxing match at the Soul Night of Champions, in Novi Sad, Serbia, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Milicic is switching from basketball to kickboxing. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

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.

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Italian snowboarders win inaugural WCup team event

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.

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Dick Pound to lead WADA probe into Russia doping

LONDON (AP) — Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound vowed Tuesday to get to the bottom of allegations of systematic doping in Russia as he leads an investigation into a case that has shaken the sport of track and field.

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17-year-old Russian basketball player dies

MOSCOW (AP) — A 17-year-old Russian basketball player has died after collapsing during practice with league champion CSKA Moscow.

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