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Baylor’s Bromell dominates Texas Relays 100 meters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Trayvon Bromell had just dominated yet another 100 meters when Justin Gatlin strolled over to give the Baylor sophomore a pat on the back and a quick hug for a job well done.

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Beijing assures Olympic security as 2022 bid inspections end

Alexander Zhukov, center, chairman of The International Olympic Committee's  (IOC) Evaluation Commission watches as he tours a ski field in Chongli town, near the Zhangjiakou, near the Zhangjiakou,in China's Hebei Province Thursday, March 26, 2015.  Leaders of Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Wednesday the capital's notorious air pollution will be much improved by the time of the games. The IOC will select the host city on July 31 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Wang Zhao, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials said Friday they can provide a secure environment for a Winter Olympics in Beijing, as IOC evaluators wrapped up their five-day inspection tour of the city’s 2022 bid.

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Beijing renews 2022 Winter Olympics air quality assurances

Members of the 2022 Evaluation Commission for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and representatives of Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics bid committee listen to a presentation as they tour Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — Leaders of Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Wednesday the capital’s notorious air pollution will be much improved by the time of the games.

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IOC commissioners begin inspections of Beijing’s 2022 bid

BEIJING (AP) — IOC evaluators began a five-day inspection tour of Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, in a key test of the city’s status as a front-runner in the competition for hosting rights.

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Former Olympic swimming champion Park banned 18 months

In this Sept. 21, 2014 file photo, South Korea's Park Tae-hwan adjusts his goggles after competing a men's 200-meter freestyle swimming heat at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea has been banned 18 months for doping. Swimming governing body FINA says Park tested positive for testosterone in an out-of-competition drug test in September. The ban will begin retroactively the day of the positive test and expire March 2, 2016 — putting Park's participation in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in doubt. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea was banned 18 months Monday for doping after testing positive for testosterone in an out-of-competition drug test, the latest in a series of high-profile doping cases in swimming.

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