UK-based sports reporter for The Associated Press, covering all sport news, politics, finances & live action. Broadcast appearances too. Previously general news

UEFA tells Spanish league to accept 2022 World Cup dates

washingtontimes.com — PRAGUE (AP) - European football's governing body says the Spanish league should stop challenging the decision to move the dates of the World Cup in 2022 to November-December. A Spanish appeal against FIFA's scheduling decision was filed with the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

UEFA tells Spanish league to accept 2022 World Cup dates

bigstory.ap.org — PRAGUE (AP) - European football's governing body told the Spanish league on Tuesday to stop challenging the decision to move the dates of the World Cup in 2022 to November-December. To avoid Qatar's fierce summer heat, the 2022 World Cup is being moved from its traditional June-July slot, resulting in European competitions stopping for around two months.

UEFA eases restrictions on club spending

washingtontimes.com — PRAGUE (AP) - European football is lifting some of the restrictions on club spending in an attempt to make more teams competitive and ensure clubs are more attractive for new investors. UEFA on Monday agreed to relax some of its Financial Fair Play rules, allowing clubs a period of accelerated spending on players if they present an affordable business model and show they are not "gambling on success."

UEFA eases restrictions on club spending

bigstory.ap.org — PRAGUE (AP) - European football is lifting some of the restrictions on club spending in an attempt to make more teams competitive and ensure clubs are more attractive for new investors. UEFA on Monday agreed to relax some of its Financial Fair Play rules, allowing clubs a period of accelerated spending on players if they present an affordable business model and show they are not "gambling on success."

Blatter says FIFA officials should pass integrity checks

theoaklandpress.com — LONDON >> Sepp Blatter believes FIFA's top officials should be required to pass integrity checks as the governing body remains mired in scandal. The measure was first recommended three years ago by FIFA's anti-corruption advisers but was rebuffed by the executive committee.

Farah says he never doped; missed tests were 'mistakes'

bigstory.ap.org — LONDON (AP) - Two-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says he's never taken performance-enhancing drugs and describes his two missed tests as "simple mistakes." The British distance runner missed two tests in the buildup to the 2012 Olympics, where he won gold medals in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters, according to the Daily Mail newspaper.

Blatter says FIFA officials should pass integrity checks

bigstory.ap.org — LONDON (AP) - Sepp Blatter believes FIFA's top officials should be required to pass integrity checks as the governing body remains mired in scandal. The 79-year-old Blatter used his column in FIFA's weekly magazine to float reforms, but he did not address a recent report he could perform a U-turn and stand in the fresh presidential elections.

News from The Associated Press

hosted.ap.org — LONDON (AP) -- Angered by "rumors and speculation" swirling around him, two-time Olympic champion Mo Farah said Friday that he has never taken performance-enhancing drugs and described his two missed tests as "simple mistakes." The British distance runner missed the tests in 2010 and 2011 in the buildup to the 2012 London Olympics, where he won gold medals in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters.

The Virginian-Pilot

hosted.ap.org — LONDON (AP) -- Angered by "rumors and speculation" swirling around him, two-time Olympic champion Mo Farah said Friday that he has never taken performance-enhancing drugs and described his two missed tests as "simple mistakes." The British distance runner missed the tests in 2010 and 2011 in the buildup to the 2012 London Olympics, where he won gold medals in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters.

News from Associated Press

hosted.ap.org — LONDON (AP) -- Angered by "rumors and speculation" swirling around him, two-time Olympic champion Mo Farah said Friday that he has never taken performance-enhancing drugs and described his two missed tests as "simple mistakes." The British distance runner missed the tests in 2010 and 2011 in the buildup to the 2012 London Olympics, where he won gold medals in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters.
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Jun 30, 2015

RT @MichaelG1: USA dominating but can't score. Follow AP's @AnnieMPeterson for updates from Montreal

Jun 30, 2015

Sweden receive Euro u21s trophy after beating Portugal 4-3 on pens. Not dull for a 0-0 game instagram.com/p/4kcb-Wpr62/ pic.twitter.com/P4tEXgjbIn

Jun 30, 2015

Sweden - U21s champions of Europe after beating Portugal on penalties pic.twitter.com/Zajdj3DEVI

Jun 30, 2015

Penalties here in Prague shortly for euro u21s title. Portugal 0 Sweden 0 after 120 mins

Jun 30, 2015

Blatter and Valcke will snub the Women's World Cup final in Canada on Sunday. FIFA says "due to their current commitments in Zurich"

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