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WADA asks sports court to open Russia case to public hearing

GENEVA (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency wants a rare public hearing for sport’s highest court to judge a four-year slate of punishments faced by Russia for persistent cheating. Th...

IOC details rules on political protests at Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies. The International Olympic Committee publish...

Translation issues delay verdict in Sun Yang doping case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Translation problems in the doping case of Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang have delayed the expected verdict to January, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Tuesday...

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TOP STORIES: SWM--CAS-SUN YANG HEARING MONTREUX, Switzerland — Chinese Olympic swim star Sun Yang defends his refusal to complete a doping test last year during a 1...

Swim star Sun Yang prepares to give evidence in sports court

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — China’s star swimmer Sun Yang is preparing to give evidence in a landmark public hearing where he risks being banned from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Sun is...

Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

GENEVA (AP) — One of China’s biggest Olympic stars will undergo a rare public hearing in a doping case on Friday with his 2020 Tokyo Games place at stake. Three-time gold medalist sw...

Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

GENEVA (AP) — One of China’s biggest Olympic stars will undergo a rare public hearing in a doping case on Friday with his 2020 Tokyo Games place at stake. Three-time gold medalist sw...

WADA wants lengthy ban if swim star Sun loses doping hearing

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency wants China's star swimmer Sun Yang banned for up to eight years for alleged doping rules violations. The Court of Arbitrati...

Sun Yang gets Nov. 15 date for doping hearing in open court

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — China's star swimmer Sun Yang will have his court hearing on Nov. 15 in a rare open trial to answer allegations he violated anti-doping rules. The Court ...

Australian swimming embarrassed after positive drug test

If only the world championships ended as well as it started for the swimmers from Down Under. The much-vaunted Australian squad had an impressive but controversial beginning on the o...

Swimming Australia says failed drug test "disappointing"

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The chief executive of Australian Swimming says swimmer Shayna Jack's failed drug test is bitterly disappointing and embarrassing for the national swimming team, the sport ...

Column: Phelps doubts doping protests will bring real change

Michael Phelps is watching the world championships from afar, enjoying his ever-growing family while tackling the challenges of life after swimming. But the winningest athlete in Oly...

Viva Italy: Pellegrini, Paltrinieri win world swim titles

GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Federica Pellegrini defeated a field of younger competitors, minus ailing Katie Ledecky, to win the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships. ...

Chinese swimmer lashes out at British competitor amid doping scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese swimmer with a record of doping caught the media's attention this week after an outburst targeting a fellow competitor at the 2019 World Aquatics Championshi...

Tuesday Sports in Brief

BOXING MOSCOW (AP) — Boxer Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday, four days after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Maryland. He was 28. The Russian Boxing Federation sa...