- Russian cyclist suspended after positive doping test Updated: Feb-05-16 12:44 pm
AIGLE, Switzerland - Russian cyclist Eduard Vorganov was provisionally suspended Friday following a positive doping test.
- IBU provisionally bans biathlete for suspected doping Updated: Feb-04-16 12:46 pm
SALZBURG, Austria - The International Biathlon Union has provisionally suspended an unidentified athlete for suspected doping following a test during a World Cup event last month.
- 4 African champions among 8 Nigerians banned for doping Updated: Feb-01-16 8:11 am
ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria has banned eight athletes for doping, four of them gold-medal winners and one a silver medalist at the All Africa Games last year.
- AP NewsBreak: US athletes urge expansion of Russian probe Updated: Jan-26-16 4:26 pm
U.S. Olympic athletes sent a letter to leaders of the International Olympic Committee and World Anti-Doping Agency this week, urging them to expand the investigation into Russian doping to sports beyond track and field.
- CAS to rule on Bulgaria ban from Olympic weightlifting Updated: Jan-26-16 10:56 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The Court of Arbitration for Sport expects to rule this week on Bulgaria's ban from Olympic weightlifting competition because of doping.
- Bach: Lamine Diack brought IAAF 'into the abyss' Updated: Jan-25-16 9:10 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - IOC President Thomas Bach says former IAAF head Lamine Diack brought his sport "into the abyss" by extorting money from athletes to cover up doping.
- Adidas says it is seeking more information from IAAF Updated: Jan-25-16 4:27 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Adidas, a major sponsor of global athletics, is in "close contact" with track and field's governing body, the IAAF, about the sport's doping and corruption scandals, the sportswear company said Monday, amid reports it is considering ending its sponsorship.
- UK gov't ordered embassies to lobby for Coe Updated: Jan-22-16 8:09 am
LONDON - The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lobby athletics leaders to vote for Sebastian Coe in the IAAF presidential election, aiming to ensure "British interests are protected," diplomatic messages obtained by The Associated Press reveal.
- Russia still 'preferred host' for 2019 European Games Updated: Jan-21-16 11:20 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Russia remains the preferred choice to host the 2019 European Games despite the country's current suspension from global track and field because of a doping scandal.
- WADA appoints outside experts to oversee Russia reforms Updated: Jan-20-16 5:12 pm
MOSCOW - The World Anti-Doping Agency wants three outside experts to oversee the cleanup of Russia's anti-doping system.
- Russia elects new athletics chief amid doping scandal Updated: Jan-16-16 9:28 am
MOSCOW - The Russian athletics federation elected a politically connected former coach as its new president Saturday as it tries to end the country's suspension from Olympic track and field.
- IAAF accepts 'extreme gravity' of offenses in WADA report Updated: Jan-16-16 5:26 am
MONACO - The IAAF has accepted the "extreme gravity" of the offenses revealed in an investigation of its past corruption and says it will use the recommendations in the World Anti-Doping Agency report as the basis for reform of track and field's international governing body.
- Russia says accusations of Putin's role in doping 'baffling' Updated: Jan-15-16 10:40 am
MOSCOW - The head of the Russian Olympic Committee said it was "baffling" to think that Vladimir Putin may have been consulted on doping by Russian athletes.
- Column: Coe's small step on IAAF road to redemption Updated: Jan-15-16 10:18 am
MUNICH - One short plane ride, one small step on track and field's marathon road to redemption.
- IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid bribery Updated: Jan-15-16 9:52 am
LONDON - The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics.
- Tygart puzzled by refusal to declare IAAF noncompliant Updated: Jan-14-16 5:47 pm
DENVER - The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is baffled over how a report about the Russian track scandal could stop short of declaring track's governing body noncompliant with the world's anti-doping code.
- The Latest: Olympic committee to work closely with IAAF Updated: Jan-14-16 12:31 pm
MUNICH - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local):
- WADA concerned by new findings in Russian doping scandal Updated: Jan-13-16 7:53 am
PARIS - Findings reported by The Associated Press that track and field officials contemplated hiding the full extent of Russian doping before the 2012 London Olympics are "most concerning" and warrant further investigation, the World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday.
- IAAF taskforce head: Russia trying to reform on doping Updated: Jan-12-16 12:55 pm
MOSCOW - Russia is making efforts to reform after its damaging doping scandal, according to the head of the IAAF taskforce set up to determine whether the country's ban from global track and field should be lifted.
- CAS bans 34 AFL players after upholding WADA appeal Updated: Jan-12-16 4:55 am
In what Australian rules football administrators described as a "stain on our game," 34 players involved in Essendon's supplement program in 2012 were suspended for the 2016 season.
- CAS imposes severe doping bans on 34 AFL players Updated: Jan-11-16 10:49 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia - The Court of Arbitration for Sport suspended 34 current or former Essendon players for the Australian Football League season after ruling in favor of an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency and setting aside the league's initial decision to clear the athletes in the biggest doping scandal in the country's history.
- UK Athletics: Reset world records amid doping crisis Updated: Jan-11-16 10:21 am
All world records in track and field should be reset and lifetime bans should be imposed on serious drug cheats to clean up the sport amid its global doping crisis, the governing body of British athletics said Monday.
- WADA: Israel has fallen into line with anti-doping rules Updated: Jan-06-16 1:00 pm
MONTREAL - Israel has fallen into line with the rules of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
- IOC retested nearly 500 doping samples from 2006 Games Updated: Jan-06-16 11:21 am
LONDON - Nearly 500 doping samples from the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin have been retested with improved techniques to try to catch any cheaters who escaped detection a decade ago, the IOC said Wednesday.