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Mar 16 2017

Soccer: Schalke, United, Lyon and Ajax into Europa League last eight

ZURICH Schalke 04 hit back from two goals down to draw 2-2 and overcome fellow Germans Borussia Moenchenglach on away goals in their Europa League last 16 tie while Manchester United edged Rostov 1-0 to progress on Thursday.

Mar 16 2017

Soccer-Schalke recover to reach Europa League last eight, United edge Rostov

ZURICH, March 16 Schalke 04 hit back from two goals down to draw 2-2 and overcome fellow Germans Borussia Moenchenglach on away goals in their Europa League last 16 tie while Manchester United edged Rostov 1-0 tp progress on Thursday.

Mar 15 2017

FIFA ethics chiefs facing uncertain future

ZURICH The two FIFA ethics chiefs responsible for banning some of the sport's most prominent figures following a corruption scandal face an uncertain future and may not have their mandates renewed, sources with knowledge of the matter have told Reuters.

Mar 13 2017

Russia hopes anti-doping body will be reinstated in November

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Russia said on Monday it hoped its anti-doping body RUSADA would have its suspension lifted in November, but the World Anti-Doping Agency said it still had "significant work" to do and that the road map was slipping at times.

Mar 13 2017

Roma and Napoli win 3-0, Inter thrash Atalanta 7-1

AS Roma and Napoli enjoyed 3-0 wins over Serie A relegation candidates on Sunday as they kept pace with leaders Juventus, while Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi and Ever Banega grabbed hat-tricks in a 7-1 rout of Atalanta.

Mar 10 2017

Russian minister Mutko barred from FIFA re-election

ZURICH Russian deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko has been barred from standing for re-election for a place on the FIFA Council, soccer's governing body said on Friday.

Mar 10 2017

FIFA sets up human rights panel in response to criticism

ZURICH World soccer's ruling body FIFA, stung by criticism that it overlooks human rights in countries staging its tournaments, has set up an advisory panel to address the issue.

Mar 09 2017

Manchester United earn draw at Rostov, Lyon beat Roma 4-2

ZURICH Europa League favorites Manchester United secured a 1-1 draw on a threadbare pitch at Rostov, while Olympique Lyonnais beat AS Roma 4-2 helped by a fine individual goal from Nabil Fekir in their last 16, first leg ties on Thursday.

Mar 08 2017

Germany, Turkey the only bidders to host Euro 2024

ZURICH Germany and Turkey are the only bidders for the right to host soccer's 2024 European Championship finals, continental governing body UEFA announced on Wednesday.

Mar 07 2017

Swiss Olympic Committee backs Sion bid for 2026 winter Games

BERNE The Swiss Olympic committee's executive board has voted to back Sion's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, officials said on Tuesday.

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