Doping

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson competes in a Women's 100 meters semifinal during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 06, 2017 - 2:37 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 7:35 p.m. Olympic champion Elaine Thompson set the top time in the semifinals of the 100 meters. Thompson won her heat in 10.84 seconds. Rosangela Santos of Brazil was second in a South American record of 10.91. After...
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United States' Justin Gatlin celebrates after crossing the line to win the gold medal in the Men's 100m final during the World Athletics Championships in London, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 06, 2017 - 2:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 6:55 p.m. Justin Gatlin came into the Olympic Stadium again, and sure enough, the boos were there again. At the medal ceremony for the 100 meters, Usain Bolt received massive cheers for his bronze medal and American silver...
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Amy Cragg of the United States, center, races in the Women's Marathon during the World Athletics Championships Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
August 06, 2017 - 1:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 6:40 p.m. Jessica Ennis-Hill received a massive ovation from the home crowd at the Olympic Stadium when she was given the gold medal for the 2011 heptathlon. Ennis-Hill was promoted to first place in the event because...
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Germany's Carolin Schaefer reacts after an attempt in the shot put of the heptathlon during the World Athletics Championships in London Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
August 05, 2017 - 5:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the track world championships (all times local): ___ 10:10 p.m. Carolin Schafer of Germany ran a fast 200 meters to move ahead of Olympic champion Nafi Thiam in the hepathlon standings after four of seven events at the world championships. Trailing Thiam for most of...
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Kara Goucher of the United States, left, wipes away a tear as she stands with Britain's Jo Pavey during a ceremony at the World Athletics Championships in London, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Goucher, silver, and Pavey, bronze, received medals for the Women's 10,000m at the World Championships in Osaka in 2007 which follows the disqualification of the results of the original medallists after their sanction for anti-doping rule violations. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
August 05, 2017 - 2:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the track world championships (all times local): ___ 7:10 p.m. Five more medals were awarded at the world championships for athletes whose results were upgraded because of past doping offenses. Kara Goucher of the United States was given a silver medal for her run in...
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Tony Granato speaks during a news conference in Plymouth, Mich., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. USA Hockey announced that Wisconsin's Tony Granato will coach the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics, the first Winter Games without NHL players since 1994. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 04, 2017 - 5:56 pm
PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — Tony Granato was honored to get a call, offering him a chance to coach the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics, the first without NHL players since 1994. When the Wisconsin coach heard and read some of the players he may lead in South Korea, he got even more fired up...
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United States' Jennifer Suhr warms up before the women's pole vault qualification during the World Athletics Championships in London Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
August 04, 2017 - 4:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the track world championships (all times local): ___ 9:35 p.m. Jenn Suhr, the 2012 Olympic champion, failed to make it into the final of the pole vault competition at the world championships after failing three times at her initial height of 4.55 meters. While most...
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt smiles next to mascot Hero the Hedgehog after his men's 100m heat the World Athletics Championships in London Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
August 04, 2017 - 4:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — With the same aura, bravado and even the lackluster start, Usain Bolt stuck to tradition Friday in his farewell championships. The Jamaican great revved up the crowd at the Olympic Stadium and then coasted to victory in his first-round heat in the 100-meter dash. Bolt looked fully at...
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South Africa's Caster Semenya, second right, races in a Women's 1500m first round heat during the World Athletics Championships in London, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 04, 2017 - 3:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the track world championships (all times local): ___ 7:55 p.m. Defending champion Genzebe Dibaba won her heat in the 1,500 meters to qualify for Saturday's semifinals at the world championships. Behind Dibaba, Caster Semenya remained on track for her middle-distance...
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Francena McCorory of the United Sates wipes away a tear after she received her bronze medal during a ceremony at the World Athletics Championships in London Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. McCorory originally finished fourth in the women's 400m at the World Championships in Daegu in 2011but was promoted from fourth to bronze following the disqualification of the results of the original medallist after their sanction for anti-doping rule violations. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
August 04, 2017 - 2:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The crowds at the world championships cheered for gold Friday even before the first event started. And some athletes already wept for joy. In a special ceremony to give due credit to athletes who initially finished behind medalists later caught for doping, the U.S. women's 4x400-meter...
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