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100-meter champ Coleman to miss Olympics despite reduced ban

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The fastest man in the world, American sprinter Christian Coleman, will miss the Tokyo Olympics after failing Friday in an appeal to overturn his ban for missed doping tes...

Vini Zabù team withdraws from Giro after doping cases

MILAN (AP) — Italian cycling team Vini Zabù withdrew from the Giro d’Italia on Thursday while awaiting a decision from the UCI over a possible suspension because of two doping cases. ...

Russia's flag banned but national colors on Olympic uniforms

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian flag is barred from the Olympics in a doping dispute. You wouldn't know it to look at the Russian uniforms. The International Olympic Committee told The Ass...

MATCHDAY: Man U, Roma, Villarreal hold Europa League leads

A look at what’s happening in the Europa League on Thursday: MANCHESTER UNITED VS. GRANADA (2-0) United is on course to reach the semifinals for the second straight...

Swedish sports body hacked by Russians, officials say

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) — The organization that oversees Sweden's national sports federations was hacked by Russian military intelligence in 2017-18, officials said Tuesday, in a data-breaching campaig...

EU inspectors to take a close look at Russia's Sputnik V

Officials from the European Medicines Agency will soon travel to Russia to evaluate the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. "An inspection of a manufacturing site is a normal step in the context of the e...

MATCHDAY: United visits Granada in Europa League quarters

A look at what’s happening in European soccer with the first legs of the quarterfinals of the Europa League on Thursday: GRANADA VS. MANCHESTER UNITED Marcus Rashfo...

Russian Olympic champions Silnov, Antyukh banned for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian Olympic champions Andrei Silnov and Natalya Antyukh have each been banned for four years for doping offenses, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Wednesday. ...

CAS to hear retrial of Sun Yang's doping case in May

GENEVA (AP) — The retrial of Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang will be held by sport's highest court next month after his initial eight-year ban for alleged doping violations was overturned last year...

World champion Naser gets court date for doping rules case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — World champion sprinter Salwa Eid Naser will have a two-day appeal hearing next month that could lead to a ban from the Tokyo Olympics for breaking anti-doping rules. ...

Italian cycling team faces ban because of doping cases

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Italian team Vini Zabù faces a suspension from racing after a second rider tested positive for doping, the International Cycling Union said Tuesday. Teams w...

UK working with anti-doping probe into rider's abnormal test

LONDON (AP) — British cycling and anti-doping authorities said they are committed to working with the World Anti-Doping Agency to look into allegations surrounding the investigation of an abnormal dru...

MATCHDAY: France opens World Cup defense, Wales at Belgium

A look at what’s happening in 2022 World Cup qualifying in Europe on Wednesday: GROUP A Portugal has a depleted defense for its match against Azerbaijan, with goalk...

Russian minister forced to leave world college sports role

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia’s sports minister stepped aside Tuesday from leading the world governing body for university sports in order to comply with punishments imposed in the fallout from ...

Track leaders seek global input for future of the sport

The international federation for track and field sent out a first-of-its-kind global survey Monday that it will use to help chart the course for the sport over the rest of the decade. ...