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FINA suspends 2 Russian swimmers for Tokyo Olympics

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Two Russian swimmers set to compete at the Tokyo Olympics were provisionally suspended on Wednesday for anti-doping violations by world governing...

4 US, UK Olympic contractors arrested for alleged drug use

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TOKYO — Four U.S. and British men working for a power company contracted for the Olympics were arrested on suspicion of using cocaine, officials...

Gymnast Oleg Verniaiev out of Olympics after doping ban

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KYIV, Ukraine — Olympic champion gymnast Oleg Verniaiev is set to miss the Tokyo Games because he has been banned following a failed drug...

Judge questions treatment of suspended horse trainer Baffert

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NEW YORK — A New York judge was sympathetic Monday to horse trainer Bob Baffert’s claims that his May suspension by the New York...

In letter, USADA says it can’t change marijuana rules alone

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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency leaders are pushing to further mitigate “harsh consequences” for marijuana if it's not intentionally used to enhance performance, though they cannot...

Two Russian rowers out of Olympics after failing drug tests

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MOSCOW — Two Russian rowers have been removed from the squad for the Tokyo Olympics after failing drug tests, Russian officials said Wednesday. ...

Column: A few puffs and a bad rule do Richardson in

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She could have — make that should have — been a breakout star in an Olympics desperate for any kind of positive jolt. Sha'Carri...

Official dropped from Fiji Olympic team after positive test

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An official due to travel to Tokyo with the Fiji Olympic team has been withdrawn after testing positive for COVID-19. ...

Transgender athlete to make history in Olympic weightlifting

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: China led the way with five gold medals and world records were broken in five different events. Sarah Robles won bronze...

Russian jumper Lysenko banned over doping deception

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MONACO — Russian high jumper Danil Lysenko was handed a six-year ban Monday over an elaborate attempt to deceive anti-doping authorities, in a case...