Stories by RAF CASERT

Sunday, June 29, 2014

US, Belgium set to face off

The stakes are high. Belgium has not reached the quarterfinals since 1986, and the U.S. team has exceeded expectations by emerging from a tough group and wants to ride that momentum.
By RAF CASERT

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Americans set indoor world record in 4x400 relay

SOPOT, Poland - The United States team set the world record in the 4x400 relay Sunday at the indoor world championships.
By RAF CASERT

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013

Eatons miss out on double golds

MOSCOW - The Eatons finished their working honeymoon in Russia on Tuesday, ever so close to making it a double-gold celebration at the world championships.
By RAF CASERT

Friday, Aug 9, 2013

Brit nominated for World Anti-Doping Agency presidency

MOSCOW - British Olympic official Craig Reedie is set to become the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, facing the "daunting" task of cleaning up worldwide drug scandals across sports.
By RAF CASERT

IOC asks Russia to clarify anti-gay law

MOSCOW - The International Olympic Committee is waiting for the Russian government to clarify the anti-gay law that is overshadowing preparations for the Sochi Games.
By RAF CASERT

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013

Critics of Russian law told to calm down

MOSCOW - Urging critics of Russia's new anti-gay law to "calm down," the country's sports minister said Thursday that the rights of all athletes competing at next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi ...
By RAF CASERT

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013

Scandals leave few challengers to Bolt

MOSCOW - Heading into the world championships, Usain Bolt stands tall as ever while the sport around him has diminished.
By RAF CASERT

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

Leaders enter battle to set budget for EU

BRUSSELS - The leaders of Britain and France staked out starkly different visions of Europe's future Thursday as talks began in Brussels on how much the European Union should be al­lowed to spend, ...
By RAF CASERT

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Ronaldo leads Portugal into semis

Cristiano Ronaldo scored on a powerful header in the 79th minute, sending Portugal to the European Championship semifinals with a 1-0 victory over the Czech Republic.
By RAF CASERT

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Hoffa seeking second gold in world indoors shot put

Former Lakeside and University of Georgia standout Reese Hoffa, of the United States, will attempt to win a second gold medal in the shot put after winning at the 2006 world indoor championships.
By RAF CASERT

Monday, June 26, 2006

World Cup: Portugal ousts Netherlands

NUREMBERG, Germany - Portugal scored the game's only goal, and things got brutal from there: Cleats bashed into thighs and shoulders, heads butted and elbows flew. Never had more yellow cards been ...
By RAF CASERT
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Ruben given last shot on downtown buildings

Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen approved an agreement reached this week to obtain a boarding permit in the next 30 days to "mothball" two buildings Bonnie Ruben owns in the 700 and ...
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