doping

Russia to Punish Athletes Who Don’t Return Olympic Medals
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian track and field athletes haven't been giving up their medals in Olympic doping cases, and local officials have vowed to kick them off the national team until they do.
The Russian track federation said Thursday only one medal has been returned out of 23 which must be h…
Swiss Supreme Court Rejects Russian Paralympic Ban Appeal
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland's supreme court says it has dismissed Russia's appeal to compete at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Swiss Federal Tribunal says its judge dismissed the Russian Paralympic Committee's request for an interim ruling overturning a ban b…
Russia Loses Appeal Against Track and Field Ban
LONDON (AP) — Russia has lost its appeal of the ban against its track and field athletes competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport today rejected the appeal by 68 Russian track and field athletes seeking to overturn the ban imposed by the athletics' go…
ITF President says Hearing Scheduled in Sharapova Case
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — International Tennis Federation president David Haggerty says a disciplinary hearing has been scheduled in Maria Sharapova's doping case, with a ruling possible before Wimbledon.
Haggerty tells reporters the independent Tennis Integrity Unit typically take…