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  • Golf notebook: Stricker wavers over British Open

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Golf notebook: Stricker wavers over British Open --When Steve Stricker became a part-time player on the PGA Tour last year because he was weary of the travel and wanted to be at home with his family...
  • IAAF will not appeal Gay's one-year doping ban

    (Reuters) - The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not appeal the one-year ban handed down to Tyson Gay for doping which has put the United States's second-place finish in the 4x100 metres relay at the 2012 London Olympics in...
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  • Tyson Gay gets OK to resume sprinting

    Tyson Gay gets OK to resume sprinting
    American sprinter Tyson Gay -- banned for one year after failing a drug test -- has a green light to return to the track. Gay received the relatively short punishment from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in return for cooperating with authorities...
  • Two sprinters in Jamaican drug scandal appeal their suspensions

    Two sprinters in Jamaican drug scandal appeal their suspensions
    It was about a year ago that a group of elite Jamaican athletes failed drug tests, triggering a scandal that threatened to get their country expelled from the Olympics. Since then, the Jamaicans have fought to control the damage. In recent months, the...
  • Third athlete fails doping test at Sochi Olympics

    Third athlete fails doping test at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia -- A Ukrainian cross-country skier has failed a doping test, her country's Olympic committee said Saturday. It is the third positive result of the Sochi Games. Marina Lisogor tested positive for trimetazidine, which is classified as a...
  • Jamaica has fixed drug-testing flaws, international officials say

    The past year has been rough for Jamaican track and field, which came under heavy scrutiny after a string of high-profile athletes failed drug tests around the time of the 2013 national championships. On Wednesday, the Jamaicans got some good news....
  • Jamaica threatened with Olympics expulsion over failed drug tests

    Jamaica threatened with Olympics expulsion over failed drug tests
    In the wake of numerous failed drug tests, the World Anti-Doping Agency has threatened to expel Jamaica from the Olympics if the country does not strengthen its monitoring system. A handful of athletes from the island nation -- including marquee ...
  • WADA head praises MLB for Alex Rodriguez suspension

    WADA head praises MLB for Alex Rodriguez suspension
    The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday praised Major League Baseball for its suspension of three-time American League most valuable player Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees through the 2014 season. WADA Director General David Howman...
  • Baseball's steroids hysteria: In defense of A-Rod

    Baseball's steroids hysteria: In defense of A-Rod
    People who follow the endless saga of doping in sports know there's one hard-and-fast rule: Any time a big name gets whacked, the quality of public debate on the issue plummets. That's certainly true of the case of Yankees third-baseman Alex Rodriguez,...
  • Edwin Moses to run for president of World Anti-Doping Agency

    Edwin Moses to run for president of World Anti-Doping Agency
    Edwin Moses, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in the 400-meter hurdles, is running again, this time to become the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency. Moses submitted his candidacy last week to become the third — and likely final...
  • Georges St-Pierre: Weak UFC drug test policy a reason he vacated belt

    Georges St-Pierre said Tuesday the lack of stringent drug testing for mixed martial arts fighters contributed to his decision to take an indefinite leave as Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion. In an interview with reporters in...