- Tallent takes shot at Russia after silver in 50K walk Updated: Aug-29-15 3:08 am
BEIJING - Already outspoken about doping in his sport, Australian race walker Jared Tallent took another shot at Russia after earning a silver medal in the 50-kilometer event Saturday at the world championships.
- Cowboys lineman RJ Dill gets 4-game ban over PED policy Updated: Aug-28-15 5:52 pm
IRVING, Texas - Dallas offensive lineman R.J. Dill, a third-year player who hasn't appeared in an NFL game, has been suspended four games for violating the league's policy against performance-enhancing drugs.
- Struggling Russia gets unexpected gold in 110-meter hurdles Updated: Aug-28-15 1:14 pm
BEIJING - Russian hurdler Sergey Shubenkov knows all about his country's doping scandals, he's just not paying any attention to it.
- Australian Olympic Committee extends ban on sleeping drugs Updated: Aug-28-15 2:25 am
SYDNEY - Australia Olympians for next year's Rio Games will be banned from taking sleeping drugs from the time they're selected for the national team.
- Johnny Manziel out for rest of preseason with elbow injury Updated: Aug-27-15 6:09 pm
BEREA, Ohio - Johnny Manziel's preseason is over, sacked by a stinging elbow.
- CONI calls Dr. Ferrari and son in for doping hearings Updated: Aug-27-15 12:23 pm
ROME - Lance Armstrong's former physician Michele Ferrari and his son Stefano have been called in for hearings next week with the Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping prosecutor for allegedly providing illegal drug assistance to a biathlete.
- Indiana administration expects athletes to behave better Updated: Aug-26-15 9:29 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Indiana University President Michael McRobbie sent a tough message to the athletic department this week: It's time for Hoosiers athletes to shape up or they may be on their way out.
- Nike fights subpoena in federal lawsuit against Armstrong Updated: Aug-26-15 4:43 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Athletic apparel giant Nike Inc. is fighting subpoenas for financial documents and witness depositions in the federal government's lawsuit against former cyclist Lance Armstrong, arguing they are irrelevant to the case and could compromise trade secrets.
- Kenya's historic win in javelin overshadowed by doping tests Updated: Aug-26-15 1:30 pm
BEIJING - Kenya made history at the world championships on Wednesday when javelin thrower Julius Yego won the first gold medal in a field event for a country renowned as a cradle of distance running.
- Report: U of I athletes tested positive for drugs 65 times Updated: Aug-26-15 1:22 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Athletes at the University of Illinois tested positive for banned drugs 65 times during the 2014-2015 school year, more than any other year in at least a decade, according to a newspaper report published Wednesday.
- Ex-Tampa Bay forward Gusev gets doping ban in Russia Updated: Aug-26-15 12:27 pm
MOSCOW - A veteran forward who played for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars has been banned for breaking doping rules in the latest doping case to hit Russian hockey.
- 2 Kenyan runners test positive for doping at worlds Updated: Aug-26-15 9:24 am
BEIJING - Two Kenyan runners have tested positive for doping at the world championships and have been provisionally suspended.
- Martin Kaymer loses PGA Tour membership for the year Updated: Aug-25-15 7:51 pm
EDISON, New Jersey - As golf has become more global and the wealth of the PGA Tour has made it the premier destination, there has been grumbling over the years that it has become easier for international players to earn a PGA Tour card through world rankings that get them into the biggest events.
- Russian runner wins cut in doping ban for giving evidence Updated: Aug-24-15 1:22 pm
MONTREAL - Disgraced three-time Chicago Marathon winner Liliya Shobukhova can race again after her doping ban was cut for giving evidence to help other investigations.
- Ennis-Hill hoping for ruling on disputed 2011 world title Updated: Aug-24-15 9:59 am
BEIJING - Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill surprised even herself by winning the heptathlon gold at the world championships only a year after giving birth to her son.
- Justin Gatlin stumbles late as Bolt wins 100 at worlds Updated: Aug-23-15 2:36 pm
BEIJING - Four straight times after his spirit-sapping defeat, Justin Gatlin heard some version of this question: Was it good for track that you lost to Usain Bolt?
- Front-running Kenyans, a late stumble? Nothing stops Mo Updated: Aug-22-15 12:06 pm
BEIJING - Rarely has Mo Farah been challenged like he was Saturday.
- Blue Jays minor league pitcher suspended for drug violation Updated: Aug-21-15 6:36 pm
NEW YORK - Toronto Blue Jays minor league pitcher Clinton Hollon has been suspended 50 games for testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of the minor league drug program.
- Diack hopes competition will return focus to athletes Updated: Aug-20-15 8:20 am
BEIJING - When the likes of Usain Bolt are openly expressing concern about the focus on doping ahead of the world championships, it signals a serious problem for the head of the international track and field federation.
- Usain Bolt talks doping in advance of world championships Updated: Aug-20-15 5:24 am
BEIJING - He set world records, won Olympic gold medals, danced on the track and made the sprint game feel fun again.
- Former Indiana safety transferring to Indiana State Updated: Aug-19-15 6:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Coach Mike Sanford did his homework on Antonio Allen and decided to take a risk on the former Indiana safety.
- Coe beats Bubka for top job in international track and field Updated: Aug-19-15 2:47 pm
BEIJING - After a final promise to the international track and field community that he'd always be in its corner, Sebastian Coe won the election to replace Lamine Diack as IAAF president and took up the immediate challenge of restoring the image of a sport grappling with a doping controversy.
- Diack defends IAAF integrity on doping on his watch Updated: Aug-19-15 6:18 am
BEIJING - Lamine Diack opened his last congress as IAAF president with a staunch defense of the integrity of the international track and field federation under his watch, saying his sport had been at the forefront of the anti-doping campaign and was actively dealing with the latest controversies.
- Italy's Caruso positive for EPO in new test of 2012 sample Updated: Aug-18-15 3:24 pm
AIGLE, Switzerland - The International Cycling Union says Italian rider Giampaolo Caruso has tested positive for EPO in new testing of a sample given in March 2012.
- The big challenge to come after election for Coe or Bubka Updated: Aug-18-15 9:32 am
BEIJING - After months campaigning, Sebastian Coe and Sergei Bubka face an election Wednesday knowing that the new IAAF president will need to go straight to work to convince the public that track and field's governing body can properly tackle the scourge of doping.