November 26, 2014

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BC-AP Graphics Digest-Olympics

OLYMPICS GRAPHICS For editorial questions, call Ed DeGasero, (800-845-8450, ext. 6907) or Jake O’Connell, (ext. 6905). For technical and service questions, call the AP Global Customer Support at 877-836-9477 or email apcustomersupport (at) ap.org. OLY 2012 MEDAL COUNT: Graphic on gold, silver and bronze medals won, by country. Updated daily throughout the Olympic Games; 1c; Read More…

Uruguay 2, United Arab Emirates 1

First Half_1, United Arab Emirates, Ismaeil Matar, 23. 2, Uruguay, G.Ramirez, 42. Second Half_3, Uruguay, N.Lodeiro, 56. Yellow Cards_G.Rolin, Uruguay, 9; Mohamed Ahmad, United Arab Emirates, 37. Red Cards_None. Referees_Peter O Leary, New Zealand; Jan Hendrik Hintz, New Zealand; Ravinesh Kumar, Fiji; Felix Brych, Germany.

Stacy Lewis Takes Lead With 63 At Evian Masters

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Stacy Lewis of the United States made seven consecutive birdies and tied the Evian Masters record with a 9-under 63 in the opening round on Thursday. Her birdie flurry from holes 5-11, plus two more on 17 and 18, helped Lewis to a two-shot lead over Hee Young Park of South Read More…

Security Jitters On Eve Of London Olympics

LONDON (AP) — Security jitters were being felt across the British capital on the eve of the London Olympics, with the biggest mall in Europe briefly evacuated Thursday and noticeable security changes in place at the Olympic Park. Prime Minister David Cameron said, however, that he was confident that the games which Britain has worked Read More…

Victory Lap: Olympic Torch Cheered Through London

LONDON (AP) — The Olympic torch took a festive, valedictory lap around London on Thursday, taking in some of the sun-drenched capital’s most famous landmarks on the second-to-last day of its trek across Britain. The torch — carried by athletes, charity workers and celebrities — thrilled thousands of Londoners as it swept across Regent’s Canal Read More…

FIFA Suspends Bin Hammam From Soccer For 90 Days

LONDON (AP) — FIFA stepped up investigations into alleged bribery by Mohamed bin Hammam on Thursday by banning the former presidential candidate from soccer for 90 days. FIFA said its new independent prosecutor Michael Garcia wanted bin Hammam suspended while he examines an audit detailing alleged financial mismanagement of Asian Football Confederation accounts and billion-dollar Read More…

Lawyers: Shower Abuse Victim To Sue Penn State

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who claims to be the unknown victim molested in a Penn State shower by Jerry Sandusky in a case that led to Joe Paterno’s firing intends to sue the university for its “egregious and reckless conduct” that facilitated the abuse, his lawyers said Thursday. The lawyers have done an Read More…

Morocco Might Take Athletes To Court For Doping

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s sports minister is considering taking to court two star athletes who were suspended from the Olympic Games for doping. Mohamed Ouzzine told The Associated Press by telephone from London on Thursday that he was meeting later in the day with Moroccan athletes. He said that “we are going to examine Read More…

Bielema Won’t Recruit Penn St Players

CHICAGO (AP) — Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema said Thursday that he has no plans to recruit the players at Penn State, suggesting it would violate what he calls a Big Ten coaching brotherhood. Other Big Ten coaches were not as quick to rule it out. “We’re going to follow the rules and the rules allow Read More…

EYES ON LONDON: Federer Spills A Secret

LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ FEDERER’S FLAW Roger Federer has been holding court, and he delivered up a secret: He can’t play tennis “at all” with his left hand. Other tidbits from Read More…