• A Saturday, May 28, 2016 photo from files of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating with the trophy after the Champions League final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. The richest clubs and biggest leagues in Europe are set to tighten their grip on the Champions League’s future format and income this week. A deal being prepared by UEFA should end threats by some elite clubs to break away and form a closed European Super League before 2021. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)

    Portugal star Ronaldo wins UEFA Best Player in Europe award

    MONACO (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA’s award as the best player in Europe last season after helping Portugal to win the European Championship and having another stellar campaign for Real Madrid.

  • File-This June 3, 2008, file photo shows then presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama being covered in the hands of supporters after a speech in St. Paul, Minn.  This and other Presidential campaign photography captured by The Associated Press over the past century will be on display at Virginia's Longwood University this fall. The exhibition titled "Citizens and Leaders" will coincide with this year's lone vice presidential debate, which the university will host Oct. 4. The exhibition will run from Sept. 9 through Oct. 16 at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

    Exhibition: 100 years of AP presidential campaign photos

    FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Presidential campaign photography captured by The Associated Press over the past century will be on display at Virginia’s Longwood University this fall.

  • Simon Yates wins 6th Vuelta stage, Atapuma keeps lead

    LUINTRA, Spain (AP) — English rider Simon Yates won a hot and hilly sixth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday, while Darwin Atapuma of Colombia kept the overall lead for a third consecutive day.

  • Correction: Police Shooting-Minnesota story

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In stories Aug. 17 and Aug. 24 about a Minnesota police officer’s return to duty following the shooting of a black motorist, The Associated Press cited Baltimore as an example of cities that have recently dealt with police-involved shootings of black men. The April 2015 death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore came from injuries suffered after he was unrestrained by a seat belt in the back of a police van.

  • Russian doping coach Chegin loses appeal against life ban

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency says a coach linked to more than 20 doping cases has lost his appeal against a life ban from athletics.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump welcomes Nigel Farage, ex-leader of the British UKIP party, to speak at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Leader of British movement to leave EU joins Trump at rally

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican nominee Donald Trump is linking his “movement to take back the country” to Britain’s surprising vote to leave the European Union.

  • Deschamps selects 3 new faces; but no Evra or Sagna in squad

    PARIS (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps selected three uncapped players on Wednesday for a friendly away to Italy and a World Cup qualifier in Belarus, while telling veteran left back Patrice Evra he needs to prove he can still keep performing at the highest level.

  • Kenya disbands Olympic committee after troubles in Rio

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The National Olympic Committee of Kenya was disbanded by the government on Thursday and an investigation launched into alleged mismanagement of the country’s team at the Rio de Janeiro Games.

  • US Olympic sailor recovers stolen bag of expensive gear

    DETROIT (AP) — A member of the U.S. Olympic sailing team says he’s recovered a bag of expensive gear that was stolen from his truck after he returned to his Detroit home.

  • In this Aug. 9, 2008, file photo, China's Chen Xiexia holds up 90kg in the snatch of the women's 48kg category of the weightlifting competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. The International Weightlifting Federation on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, said that 11 2008 Olympic athletes tested positive in retests, including Chen, for a range of banned substances in the latest scandal to shake the sport, which is already processing retests which caught numerous medalists from the 2008 and 2012 games. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)

    China faces 1-year ban from weightlifting over doping

    MOSCOW (AP) — China is facing a one-year ban from weightlifting over repeated doping cases in a move which threatens to stop some of the world’s top athletes from competing internationally.