• Montpellier upsets PSG in France; Lyon ‘keeper hospitalized

    PARIS (AP) — Montpellier abruptly halted Paris Saint-Germain’s 12-match unbeaten run with the defending French league champion losing 3-0 Saturday. The round was marred by the Lyon goalkeeper being hospitalized at Metz after firecrackers were thrown on the pitch.

  • Athletics overwhelmingly backs broad reforms

    President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Sebastian Coe, delivers a speech during the 2016 World Athletics Gala Awards, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Monaco.  Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, and Ethiopian long-distance runner Almaz Ayana were awarded " 2016 Athlete of the Year " by the International Athletic Foundation (IAAF). (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    MONACO (AP) — Athletics leaders have overwhelmingly approved broad changes championed by the sport’s president, Sebastian Coe, to turn a corner on reputation-wrecking corruption and doping scandals.

  • IAAF says commercial ties with Adidas ending 3 years early

    MONACO (AP) — Sponsor Adidas is ending its commercial agreement with the governing body of athletics three years early, despite the IAAF’s plans to broadly reform itself in the wake of doping and corruption scandals.

  • No immediate return for Russia to athletics events

    In this Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, Sergey Kirdyapkin, of Russia, wins the gold medal in the men's 50-kilometer race walk at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. Russian walker, Sergei Kirdyapkin, is obliged to pay back a total of at least $90,000 for numerous wins at major competitions after he was banned in 2015. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File)

    MONACO (AP) — Russia will stay stuck in track and field’s doghouse, its athletes banned from competing under their own flag, until February at the earliest.

  • Monaco takes French League 1 lead with 1-1 draw at Dijon

    PARIS (AP) — Monaco claimed top spot in France’s League One on Tuesday with a labored 1-1 draw at promoted Dijon.

  • IAAF launches online portal to report doping

    MONACO (AP) — Track and field’s world governing body has launched an online portal for reporting suspicions of doping.