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Former Olympic wrestling champion suspended 1 year

PARIS (AP) — Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot was suspended for one year Thursday by the French anti-doping agency for missing doping tests.

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Quotes from AP Global 10 voters

LONDON (AP) — Quotes from voters in this week’s Associated Press Global Football 10:

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Former World Cup winner Thierry Henry retires

In this Saturday April 3, 2004 file photo Arsenal's Thierry Henry, second from left, shoots for a goal minutes after he came on in the second half of the FA Cup semi-Final between Manchester United and Arsenal at Villa Park, Birmingham, England. Thierry Henry has announced his retirement following a 20-year career. The 37-year-old Henry, a member of the France teams that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship, will take up a media role as a consultant for Sky Sports channel. (AP Photo/John D McHugh, File)

PARIS (AP) — In announcing the end of a distinguished 20-year career, Thierry Henry made it clear where he felt more cherished.

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Last-16 draw kicks off real Champions League race

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo kicks the ball next to Ludogorets' Yordan Minev during a Group B Champions League soccer match between Real Madrid and Ludogorets at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday Dec. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

GENEVA (AP) — Defending European champion Madrid was perhaps most impressive in the group stage with a perfect record, contributing six of the club’s current Spanish record streak of 20 straight wins.

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