Posts Tagged Switzerland

UEFA to select hosts for continent-wide Euro 2020

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — As UEFA prepares to select the 13 host cities for the 2020 European Championship, Michel Platini’s continent-wide project still faces skepticism and question marks.

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NKorean Olympic gymnast banned for age cheating

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A North Korean female gymnast on Wednesday was banned and stripped of all her results since 2006 in a case of age cheating.

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Russian swimmer Makov banned 2 years for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian swimmer Sergei Makov has been banned for two years for doping and will miss the 2015 world championships at home.

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Champagne confirms plan to challenge Blatter

ZURICH (AP) — Former FIFA international relations director Jerome Champagne has confirmed his plan to challenge President Sepp Blatter in next year’s election.

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Fomer IOC member Diallo of Guinea dies at 82

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Alpha Ibraham Diallo, a former IOC member from Guinea and African Olympic head, has died. He was 82.

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