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Wambach, players file lawsuit over World Cup turf

By ANNE M. PETERSON
Associated Press

American soccer star Abby Wambach and a group of elite international players filed a lawsuit in Canada on Wednesday challenging plans to play the 2015...full story
updated 2014-10-02 06:22 AM
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Kei Nishikori, of Japan, returns a shot against Marin Cilic, of Croatia, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Kei Nishikori, of Japan, sits in his chair after losing to Marin Cilic, of Croatia, in the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Marin Cilic, of Croatia, returns a shot against Kei Nishikori, of Japan, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) Austria's David Alaba, left, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden discuss with referee Pavel Kralovec during the UEFA EURO 2016 soccer qualifying group G match between Austria and Sweden in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Hans Punz) Austria's Martin Hinteregger, left, and Erkan Zengin of Sweden challenge for the ball during the UEFA EURO 2016 soccer qualifying group G match between Austria and Sweden in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Hans Punz) Switzerland's forward Haris Seferovic reacts after missing a shot, during their Euro 2016 qualifying match against Englan, at the St. Jakob-Park stadium, in Basel, Switzerland, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Peter Klaunzer) Marin Cilic, of Croatia, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Kei Nishikori, of Japan, right, in the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Spain player's Paco Alcacer celebrates after scoring against Macedonia during a Euro 2016 Group C qualifying round soccer match, at Ciutat de Valencia stadium, in Valencia, Spain, on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz) Switzerland's goalkeeper Yann Sommer stops a goal being scored,  during the Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match against England, at the St. Jakob-Park stadium, in Basel, Switzerland, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron) Kei Nishikori, of Japan, left, greets Marin Cilic, of Croatia, after Cilic won the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Wambach, players file lawsuit over World Cup turf
By ANNE M. PETERSON
Associated Press

American soccer star Abby Wambach and a group of elite international players filed a lawsuit in Canada on Wednesday challenging plans to play the 2015....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:22 AM

Atletico beats Juventus 1-0 in Champions League

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- A second-half strike by Arda Turan gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win against Juventus in Group A of the Champions League on....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:22 AM

Canada, France, China and Serbia advance
By DOUG FEINBERG
Associated Press

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Canada advanced to the quarterfinals of the women's world championship for the first time in 20 years after knocking off the Czech....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:02 AM

Basel beats Liverpool 1-0 in Champions League

Associated Press

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) -- Basel beat Liverpool 1-0 on Wednesday to extend its exceptional record against English clubs in the Champions League. Veteran forward Marco Streller....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:02 AM

Leverkusen beats Benfica 3-1 in Group C

Associated Press

LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) -- Bayer Leverkusen cruised past Benfica 3-1 on Wednesday for its first victory in Group C of the Champions League. Stefan Kiessling opened....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:02 AM

IOC on Rio: 'Lot of progress' but schedule 'tight'
By STEPHEN WADE
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The head of the International Olympic Committee inspection team says that preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:01 AM

Monaco and Zenit draw 0-0 in Champs League

Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- Monaco managed to hold Zenit St. Petersburg to a 0-0 draw in Group C of the Champions League on Wednesday....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:01 AM

Inter looking to bounce back in Europa League
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Inter Milan is looking to bounce back from a 4-1 home thrashing by Cagliari last weekend when the Serie A side hosts Azerbaijani club Qarabag....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:01 AM

Italian bobsledder banned 7 months for doping

Associated Press

ROME (AP) -- Italian bobsledder William Frullani has been banned for seven months after failing a doping test at the Sochi Olympics. The Italian Olympic Committee's....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:01 AM

Canadiens look to better conference final run
By DENIS GORMAN
Associated Press

As Michel Therrien spoke with the assembled media on the fifth floor of Madison Square Garden on the night of May 29, his pain was....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:22 AM

English Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--English Results English Football Results LONDON (AP) -- Results from English football: England Championship ....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:22 AM

Welbeck treble gives Arsenal win over Galatasaray
By ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Danny Welbeck scored his first career hat trick as Arsenal overpowered Galatasaray 4-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday and survived with....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:02 AM

IOC laments withdrawal of Oslo bid for '22 Games
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The International Olympic Committee says Norway's decision to withdraw Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Games is a "missed opportunity" for the city and country. In....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:02 AM

Steve Williams would consider Woods reunion

Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- New Zealand caddie Steve Williams says he plans to retire but will consider offers of part-time work next year and....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:01 AM

Volosozhar, Trankov to miss Grand Prix
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The Russian Figure Skating Federation says Olympic champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov will miss this year's Grand Prix events due to injury. The federation said....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:01 AM

Champions League Glance

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BC-SOC--Champions League Glance Champions League ....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:01 AM

Norway government rejects 2022 Winter Olympics

Associated Press

OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Norway's ruling government party has voted against Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Leading Conservative party members met Wednesday and voted....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:01 AM

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