• J is not OK _ Swiss court nixes letter as baby’s name

    BERLIN (AP) — J is not OK — as a name, that is, according to a Swiss court.

  • Player gets 4-year ban cut in Champions League steroid case

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Arijan Ademi has had his doping ban for an anabolic steroid reduced to two years on appeal.

  • With eye toward Trump, Arab leaders to seek consensus

    DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — With an eye toward Washington, leaders of a fractured and conflict-ridden Arab world hold their annual summit this week, seeking common positions and possible leverage as President Donald Trump weighs his approach toward the region.

  • Andorra ends 58-match losing streak in WCup qualifier

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rarely has a scoreless stalemate in front of the home fans tasted so sweet.

  • Vehicle attacks: easy success for IS, challenge for police

    BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has suggested a simpler method, encouraging followers to use regular vehicles to kill people on foot.

  • Prosecutors question Beckenbauer in World Cup fraud case

    BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Germany soccer great Franz Beckenbauer has been questioned in a Swiss federal investigation of suspected corruption linked to the 2006 World Cup.

  • Under suspicion, Fredericks urged to step aside from IAAF

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — In a story March 22 about Frank Fredericks, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Fredericks has retained all his IAAF duties. While Fredericks is still on the IAAF Council, he has stepped down from the IAAF Taskforce.