Doping

La rusa Maria Sharapova festeja un punto durante su partido ante la húngara Timea Babos, el miércoles 30 de agosto de 2017. (AP Foto/Adam Hunger)
August 30, 2017 - 10:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — No one, not even Maria Sharapova herself, knew quite what to expect from her return to Grand Slam tennis at the U.S. Open. It had been 19 months since she had entered a major tournament. She played only nine times anywhere since a 15-month doping suspension ended in April. Two three...
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August 29, 2017 - 12:58 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A drugstore in Ethiopia that was selling banned substances to athletes across the road from the country's main track stadium has been shut down pending an investigation, anti-doping authorities said Tuesday. Ethiopia's Anti-Doping Office confirmed that the pharmacy was...
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Maria Sharapova tras vencer Simona Halep en la primera ronda del US Open, el lunes 28 de agosto de 2017. (AP Foto/Julio Cortez)
August 29, 2017 - 12:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam match after a 15-month doping suspension ended with a victory at the U.S. Open, she dropped to her knees and covered her face, tears welling in her eyes. This was merely a win to get to the second round, yes, but it also clearly meant so much...
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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, follows through in her match against Simona Halep of Romania during her match in the opening round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
August 28, 2017 - 11:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — So much about Maria Sharapova was the same as it ever was during her first Grand Slam match since a 15-month doping suspension: the shot-punctuating shrieks, the aggressive baseline style, the terrific returning, the sometimes-shaky serving. Another familiar sight: The five-time...
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CORRECTS REFERENCE TO SIMONA HALEP OF ROMANIA NOT RUSSIA Maria Sharapova, of Russia, hits during her match against Simona Halep, of Romania, in the opening round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
August 28, 2017 - 11:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year (all times local): ___ 11:00 p.m. Maria Sharapova is back ... in black. The Russian made her return to the U.S. Open, her first Grand Slam event after a 15-month doping ban, in a black dress that featured lace...
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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, follows through in her match against Simona Halep of Romania during her match in the opening round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
August 28, 2017 - 11:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — So much about Maria Sharapova was the same as it ever was during her first Grand Slam match since a 15-month doping suspension: the shot-punctuating shrieks, the aggressive baseline style, the terrific returning, the sometimes-shaky serving. Another familiar sight: The five-time...
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FILE - This May 24, 2014 file photo shows Russia forward Danis Zaripov, bottom, being challenged by Sweden forward Joakim Lindstrom during a semifinal match at the Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk, Belarus. Zaripov has been cleared to pursue an NHL contract after being banned by the Kontinental Hockey League and International Ice Hockey Federation for doping. Agent Dan Milstein told The Associated Press on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 that Zaripov was looking for a one-year deal so that he could prove himself. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, file)
August 28, 2017 - 8:59 pm
Danis Zaripov will get the chance to take his talents to North America after the NHL approved the Russian winger's eligibility following a doping ban in the Kontinental Hockey League and international play. The 36-year-old Zaripov is free to sign with any team and could be the latest established...
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FILE - In this April 9, 2017, file photo, mixed martial arts fighter Jon Jones watches a bout at UFC 210 in Buffalo, N.Y. Light heavyweight champion Jones has been notified of another potential violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy. The UFC announced the potential violation Tuesday night, Aug. 22, for Jones, widely considered the top pound-for-pound fighter in mixed martial arts. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)
August 22, 2017 - 11:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified Tuesday of his second potential violation of the promotion's anti-doping policy. Jones is widely considered the top pound-for-pound fighter in his sport. The...
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August 22, 2017 - 9:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified Tuesday of his second potential violation of the promotion's anti-doping policy. Jones is widely considered the top pound-for-pound fighter in the sport, but his...
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August 22, 2017 - 9:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been notified of another potential violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy. The UFC announced the potential violation Tuesday night for Jones, widely considered the top pound-for-pound fighter in mixed martial arts. Jones' potential...
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