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Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad seeks seat on FIFA board

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah is seeking election to the FIFA executive committee.

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Brisbane mayor considers Australian bid for 2028 Olympics

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The mayor of Brisbane says he’d like Australia’s third-biggest city to be the centerpiece of a bid to host the 2028 Summer Games, and the national Olympic committee has given the idea a thumbs-up.

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Los Angeles-area city celebrates stadium deal, awaits NFL

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.

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Police bracing for high-risk Feyenoord-Roma match

In this Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, an injured Feyenoord fan lies on the ground after being arrested with others during clashes with Italian policemen at the Spanish steps prior to the start of the Europa League soccer match between Roma and Feyenoord in Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in Rotterdam are tightening security and drafting in reinforcements ahead of a highly charged Europa League match between Feyenoord and Roma, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Inglewood to consider approving plan for LA-area NFL stadium

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.

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