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Holy trees spark debate on future of Olympic downhill course

JEAONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — The long-term future of the downhill course for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics is coming under the spotlight this weekend at the Alpine skiing test event for the games.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Reliever J.J. Hoover and Reds argue salary arbitration case

PHOENIX (AP) — J.J. Hoover and the Cincinnati Reds argued their salary arbitration case Thursday, with the reliever asking for a raise from $535,000 to $1.4 million and the team arguing for $1,225,000.

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IAAF looking into claims of state-sanctioned doping in China

BEIJING (AP) — The IAAF is investigating the authenticity of a two-decade-old letter published in Chinese media that suggests state-sanctioned doping in the 1990s, and casts doubt on the longstanding world records set by Wang Junxia in the women's 3,000 and 10,000 meters.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Referees try to turn heads, earn spot in NCAA Tournament

CINCINNATI (AP) — Since the first jump ball of the season rose from their hands, the 1,000 or so referees who work men's Division I college basketball games have been trying to turn heads and earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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FIFA candidates make late push for African support

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — FIFA presidential candidates made a late push Friday for support in Africa, the confederation with the largest number of votes in this month's election.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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