• Ex-Tampa Bay forward Gusev gets doping ban in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — A veteran forward who played for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars has been banned for breaking doping rules in the latest doping case to hit Russian hockey.

  • Syrian refugees cross into Hungary underneath the border fence on the Hungarian - Serbian border near Roszke, Hungary on Aug. 26, 2015. The number of refugees entering Hungary has reached a new high as the government hurries to build a 4-meter (13-foot) fence on the Serbian border to stop them. More than 140,000 migrants have reached Hungary on routes across the Balkans so far in 2015. Recently, some 80 percent of them are from war zones like Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

    Hungary border fence proves futile in slowing migrant flow

    ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — Clambering over the razor-wire fence or crawling under it, migrants surged Wednesday across the Serbian border into Hungary. Then they jostled to formally enter the country so they could quickly leave it, heading toward more prosperous European Union nations on a desperate quest to escape war and poverty.

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015

    The Latest on TV shooting: Father of slain TV reporter says family numb after shooting deaths

  • Russian extends travel time to International Space Station

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Federal Space Agency says the next manned trip to the International Space Station will be extended from the usual six hours to two days.

  • FC Barcelona's  Luis Suarez of Uruguay, center, celebrates his goal with his fellow teammate  Sergi Carnicer, and Lionel Messi of Argentinaafter scoring against Athletic Bilbao soccer team during their Spanish La Liga soccer match,  at San Mames stadium in Bilbao, northern Spain, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

    Barcelona heads 32-team draw for Champions League groups

    GENEVA (AP) — The Champions League season takes shape Thursday when UEFA draws 32 elite teams into groups in Monaco.

  • Shakhtar beats Rapid Vienna to qualify for group stage

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donetsk overcame a rocky start to qualify for the Champions League group stage Tuesday, drawing 2-2 with Austrian side Rapid Vienna for a 3-2 aggregate win.

  • Former USOC leader takes job with wheelchair basketball

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Jim Scherr, the former CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has been hired as interim executive director of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association.

  • Illegal migrants walk near  the railway crossing at the border between Hungary and Serbia near Roszke, 180 km southeast from Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday Aug. 25, 2015.  (Sandor Ujvari/MTI via AP)

    Record number of migrants arrive in Hungary

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest surge of migrants crossing the Balkans has brought a record number to Hungary despite government efforts to quickly build a 4-meter (13-foot) high fence on the Serbian border to stop them.

  • Kirilenko elected head of Russian basketball

    MOSCOW (AP) — Former NBA player Andrei Kirilenko has been elected president of the troubled Russian Basketball Federation.