Posts Tagged Doping

Agent: Kostner will attend next doping hearing

In this Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, Carolina Kostner of Italy celebrates during the flower ceremony after finishing third in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing before Italian authorities in Rome on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer. Kostner, the 2014 Olympic bronze medalist and 2012 world champion, was to be asked by CONI about allegations that she told prosecutors in Bolzano she helped Schwazer evade a test and knew he slept with a banned altitude machine. Kostner risks a ban of up to four years from all sports activities in Italy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, file)

ROME (AP) — The agent for Carolina Kostner says the former figure skating world champion will attend her next hearing before the Italian Olympic Committee’s anti-doping prosecutor.

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Spearmon gets 3-month doping ban

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Three-time U.S. 200-meter champion Wallace Spearmon has received a three-month suspension for using a banned substance at a meet earlier this summer.

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Browns’ Gordon has suspension reduced to 10 games

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon’s tangled ordeal, full of legal twists and turns, has finally been straightened out.

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Kostner skips doping hearing in Schwazer case

In this Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, Carolina Kostner of Italy celebrates during the flower ceremony after finishing third in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing before Italian authorities in Rome on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer. Kostner, the 2014 Olympic bronze medalist and 2012 world champion, was to be asked by CONI about allegations that she told prosecutors in Bolzano she helped Schwazer evade a test and knew he slept with a banned altitude machine. Kostner risks a ban of up to four years from all sports activities in Italy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, file)

ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing on Friday before Italian authorities investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer.

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Appeals court reconsidering Barry Bonds conviction

Dennis Riordan, left, attorney for defendant Barry Bonds, argues before an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in San Francisco. Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges heard arguments on whether baseball’s career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds may yet overturn his obstruction of justice conviction.

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