TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — The Estonian Athletics Association says it has temporarily suspended Nikolai Vedehin after the IAAF sanctioned the former 1,500-meter national champion for doping.
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MONACO (AP) — Track and field’s governing body appealed Wednesday to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the “selective” sanctions handed down by Russia in six doping cases.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — CiCi Bellis defeated Indy De Vroome of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-2 for her second career WTA main draw match win on Tuesday at the Miami Open.
SHANGHAI (AP) — Men’s world figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu had a late costume change the last time he competed in Shanghai. After a scary collision with another skater in warm-ups at the Cup of China in November, he took to the ice for his long program with gauze wrapped around his head and a bandage on his chin.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has put years of doping scandals behind it and now has a clean team ahead of next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the country’s new head track and field coach said.