SOPOT, Poland (AP) — Defending champion Ashton Eaton won his first two events Friday to open a big lead in the heptathlon at the world indoor championships, then watched his wife Brianne Theisen Eaton fall back into third place in the pentathlon.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In a surprising move after Russia flexed its military might in the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine’s new leadership has reached out to oligarchs for help — appointing them as governors in eastern regions where loyalties to Moscow are strong.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Ukraine will compete in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi despite Russia’s military moves in Crimea.