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Platini criticizes FIFA over luxury watch probe

GENEVA (AP) — UEFA President Michel Platini is going to keep his luxury watch, even though FIFA wants him to give it back.

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Some things to know about the cycling worlds

MADRID (AP) — With the grand tours over and done with, it’s time to get ready for the road cycling world championships.

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Kostner skips doping hearing in Schwazer case

In this Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, Carolina Kostner of Italy celebrates during the flower ceremony after finishing third in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing before Italian authorities in Rome on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer. Kostner, the 2014 Olympic bronze medalist and 2012 world champion, was to be asked by CONI about allegations that she told prosecutors in Bolzano she helped Schwazer evade a test and knew he slept with a banned altitude machine. Kostner risks a ban of up to four years from all sports activities in Italy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, file)

ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing on Friday before Italian authorities investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer.

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FIFA judge Eckert sets WCup probe verdicts target

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA ethics judge Joachim Eckert is unlikely to reach final decisions in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding corruption probe until early next year.

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Ryder Cup Rosters

This is a Tuesday, Sept.  28, 2010  file photo of Phil Mickelson of the U.S. plays a shot from the 1st tee during a practice round at the 2010 Ryder Cup golf tournament in Newport, Wales.  The U.S. team will again battle against the European team  at Gleneagles in Scotland for the  2014 Ryder Cup, starting Friday Sept 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Rosters for the 40th Ryder Cup matches, to be played Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles Resort:

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