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  1. Injured Samir off Friday's card

    Dan Rafael

    When super middleweight Bastie Samir turned pro after representing Ghana in the 2008 Olympics he looked like a serious prospect. But then came some layoffs, immigration issues and a 2011 draw against a low-level opponent. Samir's stock dropped aft...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  2. Olympics 2012 -- Threatened worker strikes could affect Games

    The union representing immigration staff at British airports says its members will walk off the job on July 26, the day before the start of the Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  3. Cuban soccer players Yisel Rodriguez, Yezenia Gallardo defect, re...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Two members of the Cuban women's national soccer team have defected to the United States and are asking for political asylum.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  4. Interpol chief: Countries still not checking papers against datab...

    Interpol's chief sounded an alarm Thursday that countries were still failing to check identity documents against the international police agency's database -- a warning that comes just months before the 2012 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  5. Women's World Cup: Marta is back, ready for 2011 WPS season

    Jacqueline Purdy

    This is going to be a big spring and summer for Marta. The soccer star is is eyeing titles in the WPS and Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  6. Ice dancing champion Belbin sworn in as U.S. citizen

    Ice dancing champion Tanith Belbin can celebrate the new year as an American.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2005
  7. Magerovskiy eligible to compete for U.S. in Turin

    Ice dancer Sergey Magerovskiy has become a U.S. citizen and is eligible to represent the United States in the Turin Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2005
  8. Belbin might be able to skate for USA in Turin

    Ice dancer Tanith Belbin could gain American citizenship in time to represent the United States in the Turin Olympics under an immigration measure approved by Congress.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2005
  9. Lawyers want info on immigration fraud disallowed

    The hefty report that laid out this city's Olympic bid scandal should be excluded as evidence in the trial of the two men who brought the 2002 Winter Olympics to Utah, defense lawyers said in their final motions before the trial starts Oct. 28.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2003
  10. Tyson-Izon fight will definitely be in June

    NEW YORK – Chances are good that Mike Tyson will fight David Izon in Sydney, Australia, in June. "We're just waiting to know if immigration and a few points on the promotional contract can be worked out," Shelly Finkel, Tyson's adviser, sai...

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2001
  11. Canada won't deport Berbick

    MONTREAL -- Former heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick received permission Friday to stay in Canada for five years after immigration authorities tried to deport him. The Immigration and Refugee Board said he did not pose a danger despite crimina...

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 1999
  12. Berbick asks to stay in Canada

    MONTREAL -- Former WBC heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick asked an Immigration Court on Monday to stay his deportation order for three years so he can work in the community and show he should be allowed to remain in Canada. The 47-year-old Berb...

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 1999