Posts Tagged Germany

CAS defends its position in Claudia Pechstein doping case

Overall World Cup winner Martina Sablikova of Czech Republic, right, celebrates together with the second placed Claudia Pechstein of Germany, left, during the women's  3,000 meter sflower ceremony at the Speedskating World Cup in Erfurt, Germany, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein’s doping case endangers the entire international arbitration system, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday.

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Bernie Ecclestone casts doubt on German, Italian GPs

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the second practice session for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia Friday, March 27, 2015.(AP Photo/Thomas Lam)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The German Grand Prix could remain off the sport’s calendar after this year’s cancellation, and the iconic Italian GP may be next to go, Formula One commercial head Bernie Ecclestone said Friday.

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Glasgow, Berlin to host European Sports Championships in ’18

LONDON (AP) — Track and field and swimming are among the sports that will feature in a new European championships to be held in 2018 in Germany and Scotland.

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Spanish national team to pay tribute to plane crash victims

A Spanish flag flies at half staff for the victims of the Germanwings passenger jet, in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The plane carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Duesseldorf in Germany. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Spain’s national soccer team will pay tribute to the victims of the French Alps plane crash at its European Championship qualifying match on Friday.

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Clint Dempsey injures hamstring, out 2-3 weeks

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. captain Clint Dempsey will miss exhibition games at Denmark and Switzerland because of a strained right hamstring. He is expected to be sidelined two to three weeks.

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