BOLZANO, Italy (AP) — Former Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer was handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence Monday under a plea bargain deal with prosecutors investigating him for doping, and he hopes to compete again.
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LONDON (AP) — British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70.
VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Some skiers are concerned they will turn into the puffy “Michelin Man” when they are not supposed to.
LONDON (AP) — Qatar is increasing its influence in British horse racing with a sponsorship deal that sees the showpiece Glorious Goodwood festival name taken over by the oil-and-gas rich Gulf nation.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — At a reception shortly before Christmas, German football federation president Wolfgang Niersbach said his plan for the holidays was to sit back on a sofa, shut off the radio and television and think about the wonderful year behind him.