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Olympic steeplechase champ Zaripova faces doping ban

In this Aug. 6, 2012 file photo, Russia's Yuliya Zaripova celebrates as she wins the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Zaripova faces a doping ban in the latest scandal to hit Russian athletics. Athletics' world governing body, the IAAF, told The Associated Press on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 that Zaripova is under suspicion under biological passport rules, a means to track extreme blood values which indicate doping. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic 3,000 meters steeplechase champion Yulia Zaripova faces a doping ban and the potential loss of several major titles in the latest scandal to hit Russian athletics.

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Russia: UEFA may create football league in annexed Crimea

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says UEFA may set up its own directly administered football league in the disputed region of Crimea.

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Big second half lifts N. Dakota over Idaho, 71-63

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Terrel de Rouen scored 15 of his 17 in the second half, and Estan Tyler finished with 16 points to lead North Dakota past Idaho 71-63 on Thursday night.

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