Posts Tagged Sports governance

Angels’ Hamilton meeting with MLB about disciplinary issue

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is meeting with Major League Baseball officials about a disciplinary issue.

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UEFA wants latest possible World Cup final date in Qatar

Nasser Al Khater Qatar 2022 Local Organizing Committee Deputy CEO, left, Hassan Al Thawadi, head of the Qatar 2022 World Cup organizing committee, center, and FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke give a press conference, in Doha, Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015. The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and breaking taboos. Seven years before the 2022 tournament kicks off in the wealthy emirate, FIFA recommended a break with soccer tradition on Tuesday — moving its marquee tournament to November and December instead of the usual June-July time slot. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA says it supports playing the 2022 World Cup final on Dec. 23 to help protect its own international qualifying matches.

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Sentencing set for chemist in baseball steroids case

MIAMI (AP) — Sentencing is set in South Florida for a black market chemist who supplied banned performance-enhancing substances to a clinic whose customers included professional baseball players and other athletes.

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California bill would ban chewing tobacco at baseball parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates are hoping to strike out chewing tobacco at California baseball games.

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FIFA official D’Hooghe cleared in World Cup ethics case

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA’s longest-standing executive committee member, Belgian doctor Michel D’Hooghe, has been cleared of four allegations of wrongdoing in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests.

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