Doping

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 Alvarez has withdrawn from his planned middleweight title fight with Golovkin, the latest result from Alvarez testing for a banned substance.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 Canelo Alvarez has withdrawn from next month's middleweight title bout with Gennady Golovkin, two months after Alvarez twice tested for a banned substance.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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March 10, 2018 - 7:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City Royals outfielder Jorge Bonifacio has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The commissioner's office made the announcement Saturday. Bonifacio was banned after a positive test for Boldenone. The ban will begin on opening...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas hits a solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Kansas City, Mo. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Moustakas and Kansas City have agreed to a one-year contract that keeps him with the Royals and guarantees the third baseman $6.5 million. The deal could be worth up to $22.7 million over two seasons, the person said Thursday, March 8, 2018, speaking on condition of anonymity because the agreement was subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
March 10, 2018 - 7:56 pm
On the day the Kansas City Royals welcomed back Mike Moustakas, they found out Jorge Bonifacio will miss half the season. Bonifacio was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Saturday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The outfielder was banned after a positive...
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Dan Cogan, from left, James R. Swartz, David Fialkow, and Bryan Fogel accept the award for best documentary feature for "Icarus" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 9:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryan Fogel's sports doping documentary "Icarus," which exposed the state sponsored doping program of Russia's Olympic athletes won best documentary at the Academy Awards Sunday. It beat out both Agnes Varda's feel-good "Faces Places," which took the Film Independent Spirt Award...
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March 03, 2018 - 12:34 pm
ZURICH (AP) — A North Korean hockey player tested positive for a banned drug ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics in a case that was later dropped. The International Ice Hockey Federation says Kim Un Hyang was able to show that a positive test for hydrochlorothiazide "was the result of contaminated...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, Scott Blackmun, CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, speaks at Yongsan Garrison, a U.S. military base in Seoul, South Korea. Blackmun is resigning as CEO of the US Olympic Committee, citing health problems as the reason he'll depart after leading the federation for more than eight years. The 60-year-old CEO was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier this winter, and did not attend the Pyeongchang Games. He announced his resignation Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, and Susanne Lyons, a member of the board, will serve as acting CEO. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
February 28, 2018 - 6:24 pm
Scott Blackmun resigned as chief executive of the U.S. Olympic Committee on Wednesday, stepping aside so he can tackle his worsening bout with prostate cancer and to allow the federation to move forward under new leadership to address the sex-abuse scandal that has rocked gymnastics and other...
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Gold medal winners from left: United States' curlers Joe Polo, John Landsteiner, Matt Hamilton, Tyler George, John Shuster and captain Phill Drobnick stand on the podium during the men's curling venue ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic lore. The American men's so-called Miracurl on Ice. Alina Zagitova. Ester Ledecka. Chloe Kim. The U.S. women's hockey team. There were also several not-...
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