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FIFA president Gianni Infantino, left, smiles after receiving the shirt of the Venezuelan soccer team with Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro, right, during his visit at Miraflores Presidential Palace in in Caracas, Venezuela , Friday , Oct 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

IOC voices Olympic concern at FIFA's biennial World Cup plan

GENEVA (AP) — The International Olympic Committee said on Saturday it has “concerns” about FIFA’s push for soccer World Cups every two years.

From left, men's singles silver medalist Shun Sato of Japan, gold medalist Yuma Kagiyama of Japan, and bronze medalist Jin Boyang of China pose on the ice during their medal ceremony at the Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy, a test event for the 2022 Winter Olympics, at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing, Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Japanese figure skaters win Olympic test event in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Japan’s Yuma Kagiyama and Mai Mihara have won the men's and women's singles titles at the Asia Open figure skating event.

FILE - Mikaela Shiffrin competes during the slalom portion of the women's combined race at the alpine ski World Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, in this Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, file photo. Shiffrin is certain she wants to participate in every individual women's Alpine ski race at the Beijing Olympics. She already owns three Olympic medals, including two golds. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati, File)

Ski racer Shiffrin eyes 5-event Olympics after 3 last time

First things first for Mikaela Shiffrin: She is certain she wants to participate in every individual women’s Alpine ski race at the Beijing Olympics.

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 file photo, Kenya's Hellen Obiri, center, and Agnes Tirop, right, compete in the women's 5,000-meters final at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Kenyan runner Agnes Tirop, a two-time world championships bronze medalist, has been found dead at her home in Iten in western Kenya, the country's track federation said Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)

Husband arrested in killing of Olympic runner Agnes Tirop

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The husband of Olympic runner Agnes Tirop has been arrested and will be charged with her murder after Kenyan police launched a nationwide manhunt and foun