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FIFA meets with World Cup candidate cities

TORONTO—While much of the sports world was going into lockdown due to COVID-19, FIFA was in Toronto on Thursday planning for the future.

A FIFA delegation met with Canada Soccer and representatives from Edmonton, Montreal and Toronto -the three Canadian candidate host cities for the 2026 World Cup to be staged in Canada, Mexico and the U.S.

Racers charged in drug scam

NEW YORK — More than two dozen horse trainers, veterinarians and others have been charged in what authorities describe as a widespread international scheme to drug horses to race faster.

The charges were detailed in four indictments unveiled Monday in Manhattan federal court. Charges against 27 individuals include drug adulteration and misbranding conspiracy.