Doping

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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August 04, 2017 - 12:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the track world championships (all times local): ___ 5:30 p.m. The crowds at the world championships will be able to cheer for gold even before the first event starts. In a special ceremony to give due credit to athletes who initially finished behind medalists later...
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FILE - This is a Monday March 13, 2017 file photo of lawyer Richard McLaren, investigator and report author for the world anti-doping agency , WADA, as he delivers his speech addressing his findings on Russian State-Sponsored doping systems during the opening day of the 2017 world anti-doping agency annual symposium, at the Swiss Tech Convention Center, in Lausanne, Switzerland. The World Anti-Doping Agency says the Russian government must accept the findings of a report which accused it of overseeing widespread doping and a cover-up. Last year’s report by WADA investigator Richard McLaren said Russian Sports Ministry officials decided which athletes to “save” by covering up failed drug tests, and swapped samples containing banned substances at the 2014 Winter Olympics (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone, File via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 6:08 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency says the Russian government must accept the findings of a report which accused it of overseeing widespread doping and a cover-up, though Russia appears unlikely to comply. Last year's report by WADA investigator Richard McLaren said Russian Sports Ministry...
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August 03, 2017 - 4:42 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency says the Russian government must accept the findings of a report which accused it of overseeing widespread doping and a cover-up. Last year's report by WADA investigator Richard McLaren said Russian Sports Ministry officials decided which athletes to "save...
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July 31, 2017 - 7:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — The IAAF is not ready to lift Russia's suspension from track and field competitions as the country fails to fully accept the findings of an investigation into its state-sponsored doping scheme. A meeting of the international track and field federation's member associations in London...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2016, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Starling Marte (6) takes the field for an opening day baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, in Pittsburgh. Marte is eligible to return from his 80-game suspension on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. He comes back to a team in flux, one that will welcome his presence while also bracing for the backlash. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 18, 2017 - 10:28 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Starling Marte insists he still isn't sure exactly how the illegal steroid that cost the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder an 80-game suspension got into his system. All set to return Tuesday night, he stressed he did not inject himself with Nandrolone but understands he was "careless...
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July 13, 2017 - 4:58 pm
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The father of Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Jason Groome faces drug and weapons charges in New Jersey. Authorities on Wednesday announced the arrests of 43-year-old Jason Groome of Barnegat and two other men following a three-month investigation into drug activity in...
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July 13, 2017 - 9:57 am
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The father of 2016 Boston Red Sox minor leaguer pick Jason Groome faces drug and weapons charges in New Jersey. Authorities on Wednesday announced the arrests of 43-year-old Jason Groome of Barnegat and two other men following a three-month investigation into drug activity...
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Amanda Nunes poses during the UFC 213 ceremonial weigh-ins, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 8:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213. The UFC vaguely cited an "illness" as the reason for Nunes' hospitalization in its statement. Shevchenko believes Nunes...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2016, file photo, Britain's Mo Farah celebrates winning the gold medal at the men's 5000-meter medals ceremony, during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Data posted by Russian-linked hackers show four-time Olympic gold medalist runner Mo Farah's blood readings were once flagged by track's governing body.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
July 06, 2017 - 12:49 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Data posted by Russian-linked hackers show four-time Olympic gold medalist runner Mo Farah's blood readings were once flagged by track's governing body. The blood findings were part of his biological passport. Such passports, unlike traditional drug tests, track athletes' blood data...
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