Posts Tagged Sports governance

Seattle’s Marshall, Colorado’s Sarvas each suspended by MLS

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer on Thursday suspended Colorado midfielder Marcelo Sarvas for two games and Seattle defender Chad Marshall and New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders for one game. All three players were also fined an undisclosed sum.

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FIFA rejects lawmakers’ call to re-run Qatar World Cup vote

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has rejected a call by European lawmakers to re-run the vote which chose Qatar as 2022 World Cup host.

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Lawyer: Duerson family to appeal NFL concussion settlement

In this Sept. 18, 2007 file photo, former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, a trustee for the Burt Bell/Pete Rozell NFL Player Retirement Plan, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The family of the late NFL safety plans to appeal terms of a class-action concussion settlement that was announced Wednesday, April 22, 2015, "sooner rather than later." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of the late NFL safety Dave Duerson plans to appeal terms of this week’s class-action concussion settlement “sooner rather than later.”

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AP Interview: Rio 2016 CEO on corruption, legacy budget

Sidney Levy speaks during an interview, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Levy is probably the most powerful man behind Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics. He's the chief executive officer of the local organizing committee and oversees a staff of 1,300. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sidney Levy placed his thumb and forefinger about an inch apart to illustrate the size of a book he’d just been reading.

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Sweden mulls 2026 Winter Games bid after aborted ’22 effort

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Stockholm is mulling a run for the 2026 Winter Olympics based on the concept of its aborted bid for the 2022 Games.

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