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IOC angered by Russian gov’t in denial over doping scandal

MOSCOW (AP) - Condemning Russian state authorities on Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee says their latest cheating attempt in a years-long doping scandal is...

Russian foreign minister criticizes doping sanctions call

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian foreign minister cast calls for new anti-doping sanctions on Russian sports as one more Western effort to sideline Russia,...

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

The chances of the Russian flag flying at next year’s Olympics took a potentially lethal hit Friday when anti-doping regulators recommended the country be...

Bach says opponents of Olympic marathon move wanted an edge

LONDON (AP) - Athletes who opposed moving the Olympic marathons and race walks from Tokyo to the northern city of Sapporo wanted a competitive...

IOC pledges $10 million to anti-doping fight

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) - The incoming leader of the World Anti-Doping Agency asked for more money. The International Olympic Committee said "Yes."IOC president Thomas...

Tokyo gives in: Olympic marathons head north to Sapporo

TOKYO (AP) - After two weeks of bitter debate, the Tokyo Olympic marathon is still going north to Sapporo.And Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike isn't...

Tokyo governor confronts IOC over moving Olympic marathon

TOKYO (AP) - The IOC has a full-blown fight on its hands trying to move next year's Olympic marathon from steamy Tokyo to the...

Tokyo governor challenges IOC over move of 2020 marathon

TOKYO (AP) - Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has told powerful IOC members she wants the Olympic marathon held in Tokyo and lashed out at...

Russia fears missing Olympics over doping data tampering

DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The World Anti-Doping Agency is giving Russia three weeks to explain possible signs of tampering with data from its doping...

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals

TOKYO (AP) - Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a...