BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Russian basketball clubs were suspended Thursday from the next season of the EuroLeague.
EuroLeague organizers cited “air travel restrictions and prohibitions or other limitations to issuing visas to Russian residents” during the country’s war with Ukraine.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Australia replaced Russia as host of swimming’s short-course world championships in December, the sport’s governing body FINA said Friday.
Melbourne will host the 25-meter pool events from Dec.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian and Belarusian swimmers were banned Wednesday from competing at the world championships because of the war in Ukraine.
The sport's governing body, known as FINA, had broken with most other organizations by continuing to allow Russians and Belarusians to compete, though as “neutral athletes” without national symbols.
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Midfielder Dennis Praet scored the lone goal as a Belgium team missing many of its stars beat Belarus 1-0 to open a nine-point lead in its World Cup qualifying group on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium players Yannick Carrasco, Axel Witsel and Thibaut Courtois have been released back to their clubs ahead of a World Cup qualifier against Belarus on Wednesday.
The trio did not travel with the squad to Kazan, Russia, where the game was switched due to sanctions against the Minsk government.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that the deadly school shooting in Kazan “has shaken” the country and ordered the government to revise school security protocols and tighten control over civilian gun ownership.
MOSCOW (AP) — Relatives wept and hugged as the nine people killed in a school shooting in the Russian city of Kazan were buried Wednesday, which was declared a day of mourning in the predominantly Muslim republic of Tatarstan...
MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman launched an attack on a school in the Russian city of Kazan that left at least nine people dead Tuesday — including seven youngsters — and sent students hiding under their desks or running out of the building...
Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from Feb. 12-16 canceled...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Swimming's governing body says Russia and Ukraine are among seven countries wanting to host the world championships in 2025 or 2027...
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — To get past Belgium in the quarterfinals at the World Cup, Brazil has to do something it has not been able to do since it last won the tournament in 2002: overcome European opposition in the knockout stages.
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — What Lionel Messi has never done, 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe did twice.
The quick-footed French teenager scored two goals in a five-minute span of the second half to help his team rally for a 4-3 victory over Argentina...
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Everyone was waiting for Germany to score another late World Cup-saving goal...
A key piece of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ defensive corps last season will reportedly play overseas in 2018-19. Andrey Pedan will join the Kontinental Hockey League’s Ak Bars Kazan, according to a report by Russia’s Sport-Express.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin and the White House said.
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Chile thinks transfer speculation around Alexis Sanchez will drive him to play even better against Portugal in the Confederations Cup semifinals...
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Katie Ledecky just keeps winning at the world swimming championships.
Ryan Lochte is back on top, too, and together he and Ledecky carried the United States to its first two-gold medal night of the eight-day meet Thursday.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Qatar is among seven countries preparing bids to host the swimming world championships in 2021 or 2023.
Swimming's governing body, known as FINA, says Argentina, Australia, China, Germany, Japan and Turkey have also expressed interest.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. 'THE WHOLE NEIGHBORHOOD'S GONE'
Michael Perdun of Washington, Ill., is among scores of Midwesterners who lost homes as tornadoes and severe thunderstorms hit the region Sunday, causing fatalities and extensive damage.