Posts Tagged Government and politics

DEA complaint charges alleged MLB drug supplier

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents on Tuesday arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs to clinics that distributed them to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.

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Olympic leaders to finalize Bach’s reform package

In this Wednesday, July 9, 2014 file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference after an executive board meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott, File)

LONDON (AP) — IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel.

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Leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey’s plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it’s due to start.

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San Francisco radio stations ban hit song ‘Royals’

In this April 9, 2014 file photo, New Zealand's singer-songwriter Lorde answers questions from the press in Mexico City, Mexico. The popular song “Royals” by Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. Two San Francisco radio stations say they won’t play the song during the duration of the World Series. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell,File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

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Illegal drone use a growing issue at sports venues

A drone with an Albanian flag banner flies over Partizan stadium during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. The match was abandoned. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

LONDON (AP) — Long after drones became a key tool for militaries and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events.

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