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CONMEBOL promotes female legal head Jimenez as interim CEO

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - South American governing body CONMEBOL has appointed legal director Monserrat Jimenez as interim director general, increasing the influence of female...

UK police investigate claim Wimbledon player was poisoned

LONDON (AP) - Detectives are investigating allegations that a British player at the Wimbledon tennis tournament was poisoned, after she fell ill with a...

Call from Scolari helped Brazil avoid soccer elimination

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil didn't need Marta to win at the Rio Games. All it took was a speech from its ex-coach and...

Blood and guts: Olympic boxers dealing with facial cuts

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Olympic boxing is bloody again. Men are fighting without headgear for the first time in 36 years, making the sport...

Crawford’s HR helps Giants take series by beating Miami 1-0

MIAMI (AP) - Two days after Brandon Crawford battered the Miami Marlins with seven hits, he beat them with one swing. Crawford homered in the...

Olympics feel far for those in the infamous City of God slum

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It is one of Rio's most renowned favelas, the Cidade de Deus made infamous in a film that helped...

US knocks off No. 3 Australia in women’s field hockey

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Once again, the United States got off to a slow start. And again, the Americans regained their composure and knocked...

Ekpre-Olomu waived injured by Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu has been waived injured by the Miami Dolphins after struggling to return from a serious knee...
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Rubio: No abortions for Zika-infected women

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he does not believe pregnant women who contract the Zika virus should be allowed to get an abortion, despite...

NBA to send Pacers, Nuggets to London for January game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NBA has announced that the Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggets will play in London on Jan. 12. The game will be...

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