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AIBA recognizes Boxing India ahead of Asian Games

In this Aug. 22, 2012 file photo, India's London Olympic bronze medal winner in boxing M.C. Mary Kom speaks at an event celebrating her victory, in Bangalore, India. The cricket-crazy country of India has been improving in Olympic sports due to more exposure in international competition. When it comes to the Asian Games, Mary Kom is among the leading contenders. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Indian boxers will be allowed to participate at the Asian Games under their national flag after the sport’s amateur world governing body gave provisional recognition to a new national federation.

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Champagne confirms plan to challenge Blatter

ZURICH (AP) — Former FIFA international relations director Jerome Champagne has confirmed his plan to challenge President Sepp Blatter in next year’s election.

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Hillary Clinton among speakers at Angelou memorial

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a tribute to Maya Angelou at The Riverside Church in Manhattan, Friday Sept. 12, 2014 in New York.  Family and friends filled the church to remember Angelou, the author, poet and stage performer who died earlier this year. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NEW YORK (AP) — It was New York’s turn to say goodbye to Maya Angelou.

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Hillary Clinton among speakers at Angelou memorial

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a tribute to Maya Angelou at The Riverside Church in Manhattan, Friday Sept. 12, 2014 in New York.  Family and friends filled the church to remember Angelou, the author, poet and stage performer who died earlier this year. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NEW YORK (AP) — It was New York’s turn to say goodbye to Maya Angelou.

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