Posts Tagged Sports governance

Qatari middle-distance runner given two-year doping ban

MONACO (AP) — Qatari middle-distance runner Hamza Driouch has been suspended two years for a doping violation.

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FIFA recommends November-December for World Cup in Qatar

FILE-- In this Sept. 16, 2010 file photo, Qatar presents a model of its Al-Gharafa stadium, as the host of the 2022 World Cup, in Doha, Qatar.  Global football executives will fly into Qatar this week to conclude discussions on when the 2022 World Cup should be played. The outcome already seems clear: football’s biggest event will be played in November and December for the first time unless FIFA unexpectedly gives into European opposition. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A FIFA task force has recommended playing the 2022 World Cup in November-December to avoid the summer heat in Qatar.

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UConn cornerback Byron Jones makes great leap at NFL combine

Connecticut defensive back Byron Jones claps after his long jump was measured at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Jones might have made one giant leap up the NFL draft boards Monday. Actually, make it two big leaps.

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Stakes high as teams try to judge character at NFL combine

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston smiles before stretching at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The questions were similar, and Dorial Green-Beckham had virtually the same response for each one.

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FIFA meets in Qatar ahead of likely switch to Nov-Dec WCup

FILE-- In this Sept. 16, 2010 file photo, Qatar presents a model of its Al-Wakrah stadium, as the host of the 2022 World Cup, in Doha, Qatar.  Global football executives will fly into Qatar this week to conclude discussions on when the 2022 World Cup should be played. The outcome already seems clear: football’s biggest event will be played in November and December for the first time unless FIFA unexpectedly gives into European opposition. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)

LONDON (AP) — Global football executives will fly into Qatar this week to conclude discussions on when the 2022 World Cup should be played. The outcome already seems clear: football’s biggest event will be played in November and December for the first time unless FIFA unexpectedly gives into European opposition.

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