Doping

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 file photo, Russian track federation vice president Andrei Silnov speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Russia. The Russian track federation said Wednesday June 12, 2019, that senior vice president Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the high jump, is facing suspension in a doping case, another blow to the country’s hopes of being reinstated in time for the world championships. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
June 14, 2019 - 11:54 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's second most powerful track official stepped down Friday amid a doping case, while seven other athletes are accused of training in secret with a banned coach. The cases come as Russia tries to have its ban from international track competitions, in place since 2015, lifted in...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, Lithuania's Jevgenij Shuklin competes in the men's canoe single 200-meter final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England. Olympic silver medalist Jevgenij Shuklin has been disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics for doping with an anabolic steroid. The IOC has yet to reallocate medals. (AP Photo/Philip Brown, Pool, File)
June 12, 2019 - 9:20 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic canoe silver medalist Jevgenij Shuklin has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The International Olympic Committee says the Lithuanian has been stripped of his result in the canoe sprint C-1 200-meter class after testing positive for the...
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Toshiro Muto, CEO of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics organizing committee, listens to questions from the media during a news conference Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Tokyo. Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympic reminded potential visitors to the games substances is against the law in Japan.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 11, 2019 - 5:26 am
TOKYO (AP) — The famous Olympic motto is Faster, Higher, Stronger. Next year in Tokyo, it could be shortened to only "Faster and Stronger." Higher is out. That was part of a warning on Tuesday from Toshiro Muto, the chief executive of the Tokyo Olympics. Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 17, 2016 file photo, Rune Andersen, Chair of IAAF Inspection Team, speaks at a news conference in Vienna, Austria. Andersen, welcomed Russia making a long-awaited payment of $3.2 million to cover costs of monitoring its compliance with anti-doping rules, but IAAF on Sunday June 9, 2019, announced Russia's ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it's "backsliding" on doping reforms.(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, file)
June 09, 2019 - 11:50 am
MONACO (AP) — Russia's ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it's "backsliding" on doping reforms. Sunday's decision by track's world governing body, the IAAF, means Russia has three months to convince the IAAF it's made enough progress for its athletes not to have...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, March 1, 2018, Russia's Danil Lysenko makes an attempt in the men's high jump final at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England. British newspaper The Sunday Times reported Sunday June 2, 2019, that documents from a fake clinic were filed to the Athletics Integrity Unit, which investigates doping cases, as evidence showing that Russia's athlete Danil Lysenko was too ill to update anti-doping officials on his whereabouts. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
June 02, 2019 - 10:32 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation said Sunday it's cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The Sunday Times reported that documents from a fake clinic were filed to the Athletics Integrity...
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Fans watch a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and San Francisco Giants, Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Miami. Major League Baseball's average attendance of 26,854 is 1.4% below the 27,242 through the similar point last season, which wound below 30,000 for the first time since 2003. Baltimore, Cincinnati, Minnesota and Tampa Bay set stadium lows this year. Kansas City had its smallest home crowd since 2011, and Toronto and San Francisco since 2010. Miami and the Rays drew 12,653 Wednesday night _ combined. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
June 01, 2019 - 2:11 pm
The official culprit last season was the weather, which Major League Baseball cited as a big reason for a 4 percent slide in attendance over the previous year. This season? Well, attendance is down once again — only this time there are new excuses. Commissioner Rob Manfred blames increased...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2018, file photo, United States' Jarrion Lawson makes an attempt in the men's long jump final at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Britain. Paul Doyle, the agent for Jarrion Lawson told The Associated Press on Friday, May 31, 2019, that the American long jumper and sprinter is expected to receive a four-year suspension for a failed doping test they maintain is tied to contaminated meat. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
May 31, 2019 - 1:20 pm
American long jumper and sprinter Jarrion Lawson faces a lengthy ban after eating what he maintains was contaminated meat. His agent, Paul Doyle, told The Associated Press on Friday that Lawson is expected to receive a four-year ban from the Athletics Integrity Unit, which handles doping issues in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2019, file photo, Caster Semenya, left, current 800-meter Olympic gold medalist and world champion, and her lawyer Gregory Nott, right, arrive for the first day of a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion's lawyers say she has lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal Tribunal, Switzerland's supreme court. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP, File)
May 29, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya appealed Wednesday against a decision by sport's highest court to uphold highly contentious new rules in track and field that force her to take testosterone-suppressing medication or have surgery in order to compete in female races at top international events...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2013 file photo, Paris Saint-Germain soccer club President Nasser Al-Khelaifi, arrives to speak to the media during a press conference at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. A French judicial official says Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
May 25, 2019 - 2:02 am
GENEVA (AP) — The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading. Prosecutors in France have implicated Nasser al-Khelaifi — who leads Qatar-owned PSG, is chairman of Qatar-owned...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2019, file photo, Clemson's Braden Galloway celebrates a touchdown during their spring NCAA college football game in Clemson, S.C. Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella will miss next season after an NCAA panel rejected the school's appeal of their drug suspension. Clemson athletic spokesman Jeff Kallin said the school learned of the NCAA's decision on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)
May 24, 2019 - 12:40 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella will miss next season after an NCAA panel rejected the school's appeal of their drug suspension. Clemson athletic spokesman Jeff Kallin said Friday that the school learned of the NCAA decision on Wednesday...
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