WADA Athletes Committee calls for full Russian ban

The athlete committee of the World Anti Doping Agency is calling for Russia to be completely banned from the Olympics after the country “made a mockery not only those who play by the rules, but those ...

Doping report obtained by AP shows depths of Russia cover-up

The Russians were running out of time. Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency were heading to Moscow to finally receive the trove of data they’d been seeking for two years. Instea...

Analysis: Russia cheats again _ and laughs its way to Tokyo

The message the World Anti-Doping Agency sent Monday, in case everyone in the sports world hadn’t already heard it: Russia can cheat and get away with it. In fact, the Russians can p...

Decision by WADA group puts Russia’s Olympic future in peril

World anti-doping regulators are recommending Russia be declared noncompliant again, setting up a showdown that could make the country ineligible for next summer’s Olympics. The Worl...

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter has died at 65. Officials from the company he founded, Burton Snowboards, confirmed his death to The Associated Press on Thursday. He emailed ...

Olympic champ's heartfelt speech marks end of an era at WADA

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The only reason Beckie Scott's going-away speech to the World Anti-Doping Agency wasn't her finest moment was because of all that led up to it. Bruised, berat...

US gov't rep unhappy with WADA lobbying effort

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — A key American delegate at the World Anti-Doping Agency meetings lashed out at the agency's director for using government money in hopes of reshaping U.S. legislation designed ...

IOC, WADA hire DC lobbyists to discuss anti-doping bill

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Not long after a bill that would criminalize international doping conspiracies advanced in the U.S. Congress, world Olympic and anti-doping leaders made clear how they felt abo...

Russia, US go toe-to-toe at anti-doping meeting

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The fight was about doping. The United States delivered haymakers. Russia came back with jabs. The proverbial blows were delivered Wednesday...

Leader of Russian anti-doping agency calls on Putin for help

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The head of Russia's rebuilt anti-doping agency pleaded with President Vladimir Putin for support as the country moves closer to a possible ban from next year's Olympics. ...

IOC's large role in anti-doping creates conflict of interest

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The idea made sense. Given the rampant amount of drug abuse in Olympic sports, the sports world needed a global watchdog. But who would pay for that sort of o...

IOC pledges $10 million to anti-doping fight

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has pledged $10 million to fight doping in sports, part of which would go toward storing samples from pre-Olympics testing for 10 years. ...

Minshew a flop in London, no sure starter back in Jax

LONDON (AP) — Minshew Mania was a passing fad in London. It could be all but over by the time the Jaguars get back to Jacksonville. Rookie quarterback Gardner Minsh...

No looking back: Watson on point as Texans top Jags 26-3

LONDON (AP) — Deshaun Watson's most impressive throw Sunday went backward — a flip under pressure to running back Carlos Hyde, whose 7-yard gain set up Houston's first TD in a 26-3 runaway over the Ja...

Anti-doping agencies subjected to 'significant' cyberattacks

Microsoft Corp. says a Russia-linked cyberhacking group has made "significant" attacks on at least 16 sports and anti-doping organizations across three continents since September. Th...