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Overseer: FIFA presidential ‘candidates’ not official yet

ZURICH (AP) — Not so fast, would-be FIFA presidential candidates.

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3 FIFA sponsors won’t renew for 2018 World Cup in Russia

ZURICH (AP) — Three second-tier World Cup sponsors opting not to renew for the 2018 tournament in Russia was normal in sports business, FIFA insisted on Friday.

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Seattle mayor meets with NBA, NHL commissioners

SEATTLE (AP) — Mayor Ed Murray says he met with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on a trip to New York this week to reiterate the city’s interest in bringing both leagues to Seattle.

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Former Rabobank doctor banned for life for doping violations

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Former Rabobank cycling team doctor Geert Leinders was banned for life on Thursday for multiple doping violations during his time with the Dutch squad.

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IAAF probes banned Russian walker listed as coach

This is a Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009 file photo of Russia's gold medal winner Olga Kaniskina, right,  stands with  Ireland's silver medal winner Olive Loughnane,  during the ceremony for the Women's 20k Race Walk at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin.  A Tuesday Jan. 20, 2015 ruling against Russian athletes  has brought unexpected good news. Irish walker Olive Loughnane retired almost two years ago but now looks set for a gold medal She finished second in the women's 20-kilometer walk at the 2009 world athletics championships, but the original winner, Russia's Kaniskina, has now seen her result annulled. For Loughnane, it's a happy moment with a tinge of pity for Kaniskina.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — The IAAF is investigating why a Russian race-walker serving a life ban for doping is listed as a coach at Russia’s national training center.

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