IOC president Bach to meet with Russia doping investigator

GENEVA (AP) — Doping investigator Richard McLaren has been invited for talks with IOC President Thomas Bach amid ongoing tension between Olympic sports bodies and anti-doping officials.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR , AP Sports Writer

Federer beats Nadal, Djokovic loses at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday in a fourth-round match that saw the longtime rivals meeting much earlier in a tournament than usual.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS , AP Sports Writer

Issa Hayatou voted out as African soccer head after 29 years

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Issa Hayatou was voted out as president of the African soccer confederation on Thursday after 29 years in charge, losing to challenger Ahmad of Madagascar in a major shakeup for the sport on the continent.

  • Written by ELIAS MESERET , Associated Press