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Humphries formally selected for USA Bobsled's national team

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 21st - 8:37pm

an American and former U.S. Olympian — saying she did not feel safe from harassment and mental abuse.

Top Russian track official suspended in obstruction case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 21st - 10:02am

The president of Russia’s track and field federation has been suspended on suspicion of obstructing an anti-doping investigation in a blow to Russia’s preparations for the 2020 Olympics.

Anti-doping lab in Thailand shut down, leaving gap in system

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 21st - 2:54am

The only authorized anti-doping laboratory in southeast Asia has been forced to suspend operations, leaving a gap in coverage for much of the region.

Russian doping ruling set for December

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:13am

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it expects to rule next month on where Russia manipulated its drug-testing data.

Steven Holcomb’s Olympic legacy to grow, for a final time

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:27am

and almost six years removed from the bobsled races in question — Holcomb and his team are about to finally be presented the silver medals that they should have received at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Holcomb and teammates Steven Langton, Chris Fogt and Curt Tomasevicz were originally awarded bronze medals, which were eventually upgraded after a long probe of the Russian doping scandal that now overshadows those games.

Harrison Dillard, Olympic champion sprinter/hurdler, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:41pm

Harrison Dillard, the only Olympic runner to win gold medals in both the sprints and high hurdles, has died. He was 96.

Chinese swimming star defends failure to take doping test

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 15th - 3:31pm

One of China’s biggest Olympic stars fought Friday for his right to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Games during a rare public hearing that turned combative at times, as champion swimmer Sun Yang defended his refusal to complete a doping test last year.

Top British athletes threaten action on sponsor restrictions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:47am

Mo Farah and other leading British athletes have submitted a letter to the British Olympic Association, urging a relaxation on what they say are “unlawful” sponsorship regulations placed on them ahead of next year’s Tokyo Games.

FIBA chooses sites for 2020 Olympic qualifying tournaments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:22am

Canada, Croatia, Lithuania and Serbia have been selected as hosts for the qualifying basketball tournaments that will determine the final four men's spots available in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:54am

One of China’s biggest Olympic stars will undergo a rare public hearing in a doping case on Friday with his 2020 Tokyo Games place at stake.

Estonian ski coach gets suspended sentence in doping case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:45am

An Estonian court has given a one-year suspended sentence to veteran ski coach Mati Alaver for his role in international doping.

USA Badminton in trouble for failing safe-sport policy

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 12th - 4:28pm

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee placed the future of the country's badminton federation in peril Tuesday, launching the decertification process of USA Badminton after it failed to complete a host of measures needed to protect athletes from sexual abuse.

WADA wants lengthy ban if swim star Sun loses doping hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:06am

The World Anti-Doping Agency wants China's star swimmer Sun Yang banned for up to eight years for alleged doping rules violations.

Munich to host multi-sport European Championships in 2022

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:57am

Munich has been awarded the 2022 edition of the multi-sport European Championships, but swimming isn't confirmed on the program.

USOPC to add athlete reps in wake of Nassar sex abuse

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 8th - 2:25pm

a longstanding rule that blocked a myriad of qualified candidates.

Olympic champ's heartfelt speech marks end of an era at WADA

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 8th - 12:58am

The only reason Beckie Scott's going-away speech to the World Anti-Doping Agency wasn't her finest moment was because of all that led up to it.

More than 1 million Olympic tickets in latest Japan lottery

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 8th - 12:48am

Frustrated residents of Japan will get another shot at attending next year's Tokyo Olympics when organizers on Friday put more than 1 million tickets into the latest lottery.

Ex-MMA fighter and another man guilty in murder plot

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 7th - 6:18pm

A former Cuban Olympic wrestling champion and pro mixed-martial arts fighter has been convicted of helping to arrange the killing of a South Florida interior designer.

US gov't rep unhappy with WADA lobbying effort

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 7th - 2:52pm

A key American delegate at the World Anti-Doping Agency meetings lashed out at the agency's director for using government money in hopes of reshaping U.S. legislation designed to fight drugs in sports.