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Ukraine calls on football bodies to suspend Russia

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Ukraine’s football federation called on FIFA and UEFA on Thursday to suspend 2018 World Cup host Russia from international football over the Crimea crisis.

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Russian swimmer Makov banned 2 years for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian swimmer Sergei Makov has been banned for two years for doping and will miss the 2015 world championships at home.

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Bayern, Man City meet again in Champions League

Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery celebrates a goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and VfB Stuttgart in Munich, Saturday Sept. 13, 2014.  (AP Photo/dpa,Andreas Gebert)

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich has reached at least the semifinals in each of its last three Champions League appearances. With the 2014-15 final taking place in Berlin, the German powerhouse has added incentive to go for its second title in three years.

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Russian woman elected VP of wrestling federation

The widow of two-time Olympic wrestling champion Ivan Yarygin has become the first female vice president of the sport’s governing body.

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