Report doesn't exclude vote-buying in 2006 German WCup bid

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A report by a law firm into the 2006 World Cup corruption allegations said Friday it found no conclusive evidence of vote-buying by German bidders. However, the report left open the possibility that it did take place.

  • Written by NESHA STARCEVIC, AP Sports Writer

Pinturault wins World Cup GS for 4th straight victory

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Alexis Pinturault won his fourth straight World Cup giant slalom on Friday, intensifying the battle with defending champion Marcel Hirscher for the season's discipline title.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Judge considers right to strike for US women's soccer team

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is set to make a high-stakes ruling to determine whether the world-champion U.S. women's soccer team has the right to strike before this year's Olympics.

  • Written by MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press