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UEFA sets 2018 World Cup qualifying format, eyes 14th entry

Barcelona's Lionel Messi runs for the ball during a Champions League round of 16 second leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

VIENNA (AP) — Europe’s World Cup qualifying process is being based on 13 available places for the 2018 tournament, even though UEFA thinks it deserves a 14th.

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Sepp Blatter faces tough crowd at UEFA meeting

FIFA President Joseph Blatter s attends a news conference  following the FIFA Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Friday, March 20, 2015.  Among many topics, the Committee discussed the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.  (AP Photo/Keystone,Ennio Leanza)

VIENNA (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces his toughest audience this week in his campaign to be re-elected.

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IOC commissioners prepare to inspect Beijing’s 2022 bid

In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, a Chinese girl waves the Chinese national flags and wears the 2022 Olympic bid logo to show her support at the ski resort in Yanqing, a suburb of Beijing, where the speed mavens of Alpine skiing and the sliding events - bobsled, skeleton and luge - have been proposed to be held in the bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Tibetan groups calling on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reject Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Games are out of touch with the Himalayan region and their campaign is "doomed to failure," a Chinese state newspaper said Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

BEIJING (AP) — An IOC evaluation commission began meetings in Beijing on Monday in preparation for a five-day inspection of the city’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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Kentucky’s Bishop suspended for game against Dayton

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky suspended senior forward Azia Bishop for the its second round NCAA Tournament game against Dayton on Sunday for not upholding team standards.

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Prince Ali: Blatter playing politics with FIFA WCup slots

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein claims incumbent Sepp Blatter is playing politics with a key World Cup decision.

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