Doping regulations

October 22, 2019 - 6:10 pm
The House has passed a bill that would criminalize international doping conspiracies, the likes of which tainted the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. The bill, passed Tuesday on a voice vote, was named after Grigory Rodchenkov, the Moscow anti-doping lab director who helped authorities uncover Russia's...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo Nike CEO Mark Parker speaks during a news conference in New York. Parker has found himself at the center of doping scandal that has brought down renown track coach Alberto Salazar, who ran an elite training program bankrolled by the world’s largest sports apparel company. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
October 11, 2019 - 4:27 pm
Nike is closing its elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by Alberto Salazar following his recent four-year doping ban in a move welcomed by the sport's governing body. But the sportswear giant and Salazar's protégée, Galen Rupp, are backing the disgraced coach's efforts to overturn...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, back to a camera, during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
October 10, 2019 - 9:25 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin says Russia wants to leave its doping "shortcomings" in the past, even as it faces questions regarding data tampering. The Russian president tells a televised sports conference that his country is complying with the World Anti-Doping Agency "to the fullest extent." WADA...
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Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jake Gardiner (51) celebrates his game-winning goal with center Sebastian Aho (20), of Finland, in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Washington. The Hurricanes won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 05, 2019 - 11:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three new players helped the Carolina Hurricanes beat an old nemesis on Saturday night. Jake Gardiner scored his first goal for his new team in the last minute of overtime, James Reimer debuted by making 33 stops and the Hurricanes rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third...
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IAAF President Sebastian Coe speaks during the opening ceremony for the World Athletics Championships on the Corniche in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
October 02, 2019 - 10:04 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Sebastian Coe has a concise message for athletes who are dissing on Doha: Deal with it. The head of worldwide track and field says any athletes complaining about the hot temperatures and non-existent crowds at these world championships probably isn't making any other sort of...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2015, file photo, Alberto Salazar is shown at the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore. Salazar was excited about a performance-enhancing supplement he was trying out on his runners. The supplement ended up triggering a drawn-out investigation that led to Salazar’s four-year suspension from track and field. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang, File)
October 02, 2019 - 4:22 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Alberto Salazar was so excited about a performance-enhancing supplement he was trying out on his runners, he sent an email to none other than Lance Armstrong. "Lance, call me asap!" Salazar wrote to the world's most famous cyclist, who himself was only months away from being...
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Donavan Brazier, of the U.S., celebrates winning the the men's 800 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 01, 2019 - 6:35 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Not a single runner passing through the orbit of famed track coach Alberto Salazar has been implicated for doping, so when Donavan Brazier coasted in for a blowout victory Tuesday in the 800-meter race at world championships, there was no reason to suspect he would be, either...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2015, file photo, track coach Alberto Salazar watches a training session for the upcoming World Athletic Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. Salazar, who trained four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and a number of other top runners, has been given a four-year ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. USADA said in a news release Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, that Salazar and Jeffrey Brown were receiving four-year bans for, among other violations, possessing and trafficking testosterone while working at the Nike Oregon Project (NOP), where they trained top runners. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
October 01, 2019 - 2:21 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Renowned track coach Alberto Salazar, who trained four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah, along with a gold medalist and other top contenders at this week's world championships, has been kicked out of the competition after being handed a four-year ban in a case long pursued by the U...
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2011, file photo, Alysia Montano, of the United States, left, falls as she crosses the finish line in fourth place as Russia's Mariya Savinova, right, celebrates winning the Women's 800m final at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea. On Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, Montano walked off the track at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar, with a pair of bronze medals that were placed around her neck several years too late. The U.S. 800-meter runner who has stood up on behalf of every athlete who has ever kept off the medals stand by a doper finally got the third-place prizes she was robbed of at two straight worlds, back in 2011 and 2013.(AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)
September 30, 2019 - 8:05 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Alysia Montano walked off the track with a pair of bronze medals that were placed around her neck several years too late. Were those tears of joy still drying on her face? Sadness? Frustration? Yes, all of that. "I mean, I got two medals in the span of 3 minutes," Montano said...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2019 file photo, Russian National Anti-doping Agency RUSADA head Yuri Ganus speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Russia. Russian agency CEO Yuri Ganus says he feels “betrayed” after evidence emerged that crucial doping data was tampered with. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
September 30, 2019 - 7:33 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The CEO of the Russian anti-doping agency said Monday he feels "betrayed" after evidence emerged that crucial doping data was tampered with. Russian authorities handed over the data to the World Anti-Doping Agency in January after it had been kept under seal by Russian law...
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