HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter is concerned by a study that highlighted the scale of Russian soccer’s racism problem ahead of the 2018 World Cup, warning there “must be some sanctions” if the extremism is not eradicated.
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SOCHI (AP) — Russia’s Semyon Pavlichenko won the European championship men’s luge title Sunday in front of his home crowd, adding to the world title he won last month.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — All-Spanish and all-Italian matches headed the third-round draw in a Europa League increasingly affected by political tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Marit Bjoergen collected one of the few records she didn’t already have as Norway restored some order to women’s cross-country skiing by easily winning the 4×5-kilometer relay at the world championships on Thursday.