Doping

Peru's Paolo Guerrero reacts after the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 17, 2018 - 3:54 am
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Striker Paolo Guerrero played only for 30 minutes in Peru's 1-0 opening World Cup loss to Denmark, but his impressive form after a long doping ban already indicates he'll likely play a bigger role in his country's next match against France. Coach Ricardo Gareca kept Guerrero...
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Former NFL football player Kellen Winslow Jr. leaves his arraignment Friday, June 15, 2018, in Vista, Calif. The former tight end was arrested Thursday on charges of rape and other sex crimes, the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. (Hayne Palmour/San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, Pool)
June 15, 2018 - 8:08 pm
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was jailed without bail Friday after pleading not guilty to multiple counts of kidnapping, rape and other charges. The 34-year-old Winslow was ordered to return to San Diego County Superior Court on June 25 for a preliminary hearing. If...
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Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle David Irving kneels to the side and watches teammates during NFL football minicamp Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Frisco, Texas. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
June 15, 2018 - 5:52 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving was suspended for four games Friday for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, the second straight year the pass rusher is facing a ban to start the season. The punishment announced by the league will not keep Irving from...
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2013, file photo, New York Jets tight end Kellen Winslow runs during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in East Rutherford, N.J. Winslow, who is no longer in the NFL, has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports sheriff's deputies arrested Winslow on Thursday, June 14, 208, at his home in the San Diego suburb of Encinitas. He was charged with two counts of rape, two counts of kidnapping with intent to commit rape and single counts of forcible sodomy, oral copulation and indecent exposure. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 14, 2018 - 9:16 pm
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports sheriff's deputies arrested Winslow on Thursday at his home in the San...
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Russia's Denis Cheryshev celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 14, 2018 - 2:22 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin craves sporting glory, and he got another taste of it in the opening match of the World Cup. Russia ended a 16-year wait for victory in the tournament by routing Saudi Arabia 5-0 Thursday in Group A, with the Russian president watching from the VIP box alongside FIFA...
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June 12, 2018 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Tuesday that would make it a crime to use or distribute performance-enhancing drugs while competing in international sports events. The bill in the House is named after Grigory Rodchenkov, the Russian lab director who blew the whistle on Russian...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018 fiel photo Saudi Arabia's Salem Al-Dawsari, right, duels for the ball with Germany's Joshua Kimmich during a friendly soccer match between Germany and Saudi Arabia at BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany, in preparation for the 2018 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)
June 12, 2018 - 1:05 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The World Cup is set to start and finish with games at the opposite ends of the spectrum. The lowest-ranked teams at the tournament will meet in the opener Thursday when Russia hosts Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, which is also venue for the July 15 final. The No. 70-...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 27, 2018 file photo, Italy's Sara Errani returns the ball to France's Alize Cornet during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros Stadium, in Paris. 2012 French Open finalist Sara Errani's doping suspension has been increased from two months to 10 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. CAS announced on Monday, June 11, its rulings in appeals by Errani and Italy's national anti-doping agency, which asked for up to a two-year punishment. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, file)
June 11, 2018 - 3:10 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Past French Open finalist Sara Errani's doping suspension was increased Monday from two months to 10 months, a decision that left her "disgusted by this matter" and questioning if she will play again. The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced its rulings on appeals...
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June 07, 2018 - 4:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former student-athletes from more than a dozen Ohio State sports teams have now reported alleged sexual misconduct by a university doctor who died in 2005. Investigators have scheduled or conducted interviews with more than 130 people who said they have information about...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the 2018 soccer World Cup draw in the Kremlin in Moscow. Vladimir Putin’s Russia was always going to be a controversial host, but few could have imagined the situation that greets the 2018 World Cup. The annexation of Crimea, alleged U.S. election interference, the war in Syria and a poisoned spy in Britain are just a few of the storms surrounding the Kremlin before Putin officially declares the tournament open June 14. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
June 05, 2018 - 7:54 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin's Russia was always going to be a controversial host, but few could have imagined the turbulent situation that greets the 2018 World Cup. The annexation of Crimea, alleged U.S. election interference, the war in Syria and a poisoned spy in Britain are just a few of the...
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