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at 13:54 on November 27, 2014, EST.

3 FIFA board members among 5 men under investigation in FIFA World Cup bid corruption probe

GENEVA - Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.


at 12:56 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Spain soccer team starts fund to help 85-year-old whose eviction from her flat sparked outcry

MADRID - A Spanish soccer team opened a bank account Thursday to collect donations for an 85-year-old woman whose eviction last week from her Madrid apartment sparked an outcry, team officials said.


at 12:53 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Pele doing 'fine' after being taken to special care unit to treat urinary infection

SAO PAULO - Brazilian soccer great Pele, who is being treated for a urinary infection, is in good condition and is expected to leave the hospital in the next few days, his spokesman said Thursday.


at 11:44 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Second training run for Lake Louise World Cup downhill snowed out

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. - A training run for the season-opening World Cup downhill in Lake Louise, Alta., has been cancelled because of too much snow.


at 11:36 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Wigan owner charged by English FA over controversial comments about Jewish, Chinese people

LONDON - The English Football Association has charged the chairman of Wigan for making controversial comments about Jewish and Chinese people in a newspaper interview.


at 10:27 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Germany leads FIFA rankings as minnows move up standings after upset results

ZURICH - Germany still leads the FIFA rankings while Canada rose 12 positions to No. 110 after playing Panama to a scoreless draw.


at 09:53 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Yuzuru Hanyu not 100 per cent but eager to qualify for Grand Prix Final

OSAKA, Japan - Even though he is not in top condition, Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu said his desire to qualify for the Grand Prix Final convinced him to take part in this weekend's NHK Trophy.


at 09:40 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Brazilian striker Brandao receives one-month jail sentence after head-butting opponent

PARIS - Brazilian striker Brandao has been handed a one-month jail sentence along with a 20,000-euro ($25,000) fine for head-butting Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta.


at 09:05 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Sebastian Coe makes it official: He is candidate for president of track governing body IAAF

LONDON - Two-time Olympic middle-distance champion Sebastian Coe is running for president of track and field's world governing body, calling for a shake-up of the sport to attract young people, create more head-to-head competitions between star athletes and restore public confidence after years of doping scandals.


at 08:48 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Phillip Hughes dies 2 days after being hit on the head by a cricket ball during a match

SYDNEY - Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a match.


at 01:24 on November 27, 2014, EST.

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at 00:08 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Student of the Game: Stamps' Cornish says every move he makes is planned

VANCOUVER - Every single move Jon Cornish makes on a football field is planned.


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