Doping

CORRECT IMAGE TO WATCHING PLAY, NOT TALKING TO REPORTERS - Cleburne Railroaders newly signed player and former Major League player, Rafael Palmeiro watches play from the dugout before heading back on the field during a spring training baseball game in Cleburne, Texas, Thursday, May 10, 2018. The Railroaders also signed Palmeiro's son, Patrick to a deal. (AP Photo/Stephen Hawkins)
May 10, 2018 - 8:13 pm
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) — Rafael Palmeiro isn't playing for an independent minor league team at age 53 just so he can be teammates with his son. Palmeiro said he knows there are people who think he has lost his mind, but he is serious about wanting to make a big league comeback nearly 13 years after...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:15 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. national team defender Abby Dahlkemper was issued a public warning from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for using a prescribed medication without getting a therapeutic use exception. Dahlkemper has since obtained the exception for spironolactone, which was prescribed by her doctor...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 file photo, Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov addresses the media after an Russian Olympic committee meeting in Moscow, Russia. The head of the Russian Olympic Committee says he will step down, it was reported on Tuesday, May 2, 2018. The decision comes three months after Russian athletes were forced to compete at the Pyeongchang Games as neutral athletes. Alexander Zhukov says he wants to focus on his political career. His intention to leave paves the way for vice president Stanislav Pozdnyakov to take charge at scheduled elections on May 29. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
May 02, 2018 - 7:42 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the Russian Olympic Committee is stepping down from his post, three months after athletes from his country were forced to compete at the Pyeongchang Games as neutral athletes. Alexander Zhukov said he wants to focus on his political career as a deputy speaker of parliament...
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April 30, 2018 - 11:00 am
The whistleblower who exposed Russia's scheme to cheat at the 2014 Olympics has filed a motion to dismiss a libel lawsuit brought on behalf of three Russian biathletes whose medals were stripped from the Sochi Games for doping. Lawyers for whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov also filed a lawsuit...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Florida wide receiver Antonio Callaway runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Cleveland Browns are counting on Callaway to outrun his troubled past. Callaway, who has had numerous legal issues, was drafted by Cleveland in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
April 28, 2018 - 1:40 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are taking a chance that Florida wide receiver Antonio Callaway will stay out of trouble. Callaway, who has had numerous legal issues, was drafted by Cleveland in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday. Callaway failed a drug test at the NFL combine, a major...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya leads in the women's 800-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. From Nov. 1, 2018 the IAAF will limit entry for all international events from 400 meters through the mile to women with testosterone levels below a specified level. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza, File)
April 26, 2018 - 7:36 pm
MONACO (AP) — New rules for female athletes with high natural testosterone levels could force two-time Olympic 800-meter champion Caster Semenya to stop running middle-distance races, and were denounced as racist by South Africa's ruling political party. The IAAF said on Thursday that from Nov. 1...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2004, file pool photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong, right, of Austin, Texas, follows compatriot and teammate Floyd Landis, left, in the ascent of the La Croix Fry pass during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Bourg-d'Oisans and Le Grand Bornand, French Alps. Armstrong, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career. (Bernard Papon/Pool Photo via AP, File)
April 19, 2018 - 5:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, Canelo Alvarez attends a news conference in Las Vegas. Nevada boxing regulators have suspended Canelo Alvarez for six months for doping violations. Neither Alvarez nor representatives from Golden Boy Promotions appeared Wednesday, April 18, 2018, during the Nevada Athletic Commission's monthly meeting, where the suspension was handed down (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 18, 2018 - 1:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada boxing regulators suspended Canelo Alvarez on Wednesday for six months for doping violations. Alvarez also must undergo drug tests. No fine was recommended because past ones have been based on future purses. With Alvarez's May 5 rematch with Gennady Golovkin canceled, there...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Canelo Alvarez, left, and Gennady Golovkin pose during a weigh-in in Las Vegas. Alvarez has withdrawn from his planned middleweight title fight with Golovkin, the latest result from Alvarez testing for a banned substance. The fight on May 5 in Las Vegas was to be a rematch of the draw they fought last September. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 03, 2018 - 4:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Canelo-Triple G rematch, expected to be the fight of the year, is off. Canelo Alvarez has withdrawn from next month's middleweight title bout with Gennady Golovkin, two months after Alvarez twice tested for a banned substance. "I have always been a clean fighter and I always...
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David Price, left, is hit by Alexander Povetkin in their WBA Inter-Continental Heavyweight and WBO International Heavyweight Championship contest at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday March 31, 2018. Price and Povetkin on the undercard Saturday, ahead of the main event unification title fight between heavyweight contenders Anthony Joshua or Joseph Parker. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
March 31, 2018 - 5:40 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Alexander Povetkin of Russia is back on the cusp of another heavyweight world title fight after a brutal knockout of David Price on Saturday. The WBA champion from 2011-13, Povetkin's career stalled twice after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs in a seven-month...
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