• 2019 Euro Games host decision delayed due to Russian doping

    PRAGUE (AP) — The European Olympic Committees say a decision about the host of the 2019 European Games will be delayed due to the Russian doping scandal.

  • Franz Beckenbauer criticizes German federation

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Franz Beckenbauer says he offered to explain corruption allegations in connection with the 2006 World Cup but never got a reply from the two top officials of the German football federation.

  • Platini appeals to CAS against suspension by FIFA

    PARIS (AP) — Suspended UEFA president Michel Platini has lodged an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against his 90-day ban.

  • International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach holds a speech during the 44th European Olympic Committee general assembly in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    IOC president: Russia taking 1st steps to fix doping scandal

    PRAGUE (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach proposed an overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s operations Friday, including the creation of independent testing and professional intelligence-gathering units to avoid the kind of scandals that have embroiled Russia and track and field.

  • UEFA closes case against Man City for fans booing anthem

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City will not be sanctioned by UEFA for fans booing the Champions League anthem.

  • Russia says 3 athletes found breaking suspension

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s athletics federation says three athletes have been found in breach of its suspension from international track and field.

  • Jets’ Enunwa hopes to be positive influence after suspension

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa wants to be “a positive influence” after rejoining the team this week following a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy.

  • Rice has strong advice to Hardy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ray Rice says he would encourage Greg Hardy to examine the “severity of domestic violence.”

  • Adidas boss says FIFA chief should have term, age limits

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The chief executive officer of Adidas says a new president of FIFA is not enough and that the world body of football should introduce limits on the term and age of its future leaders.

  • In this Monday, Aug. 17, 2009 file photo, Spain's Marta Dominguez celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Women's 3000m Steeplechase at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin. Former world champion runner Marta Dominguez has been banned for three years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, and risks losing her 2009 steeplechase gold medal. CAS ruled after appeals by the IAAF and World Anti-Doping Agency challenging the Spanish athletics federation's decision last year to clear Dominguez of irregularities in her biological passport.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)

    Spanish runner Marta Dominguez banned 3 years by CAS

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Spanish runner Marta Dominguez was banned for three years Thursday and stripped of her 2009 world steeplechase title for blood doping.