Asian Games gold medalist runner banned 4 years for doping

MONACO (AP) — Bahrain distance runner Hassan Chani was banned for four years for blood doping and stripped of his 2018 Asian Games gold medal, the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Thursday. ...

Thorpe, Freeman celebrate 20-year Sydney Games anniversary

Australians have such fond memories of the Sydney Olympics that officials brought back star athletes such as Cathy Freeman and Ian Thorpe to help celebrate the 20th anniversary. For ...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 13, the 257th day of 2020. There are 109 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. ...

Alex Morgan joins American influx in English women's league

LONDON (AP) — In a summer of high-profile acquisitions in the Women’s Super League, Tottenham secured the biggest one yet Saturday by signing United States striker Alex Morgan on a one-season deal. ...

US Open all about location on Winged Foot and on calendar

Dustin Johnson capped off a torrid stretch of golf at just the right time. He had at least a share of the 54-hole lead in four straight tournaments, turned two of them into victories, returned to No. ...

Jimenez, Toms, Pride share senior lead in rainy South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez bogeyed the par-4 18th to fall into a tie with David Toms and Dicky Pride for the first-round lead Friday in the rainy Sanford International, the first PG...

Suppliers reluctant to ship goods without credit insurance

NEW YORK (AP) — Gold Medal International is sitting on millions of dollars worth of socks at its North Carolina warehouse that it can’t ship to stores. The reason?...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 5, the 249th day of 2020. There are 117 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept....

Bocharova, star of 1st Soviet Olympic gymnastics team, dies

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nina Bocharova, an Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast in the first Soviet Union team sent to a games, has died. She was 95. The Ukraine-born Bocharova di...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 3, the 247th day of 2020. There are 119 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept....

Players try to stay busy, ready sitting on the bubble bench

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Tyson Chandler figured sitting on the bench was better than sitting on the couch. He waited almost until the last minute before deciding he would join h...

Olympic giant slalom champion Rebensburg retires at 30

BERLIN (AP) — Olympic ski champion Viktoria Rebensburg retired from the sport on Tuesday, saying an injury from last season was keeping her from performing at her best. The 30-year-o...

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