ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner faces a proposed lengthy ban in the doping case involving her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer.
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MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian biathlete who competed at February’s Winter Olympics in Sochi has been suspended after failing a doping test.
LONDON (AP) — Two-time Olympic middle-distance champion Sebastian Coe is running for president of track and field’s world governing body, calling for a shake-up of the sport to attract young people, create more head-to-head competitions between star athletes and restore public confidence after years of doping scandals.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Summer sports federations are signing up to the IOC’s system for monitoring betting ahead of the 2016 Olympics.
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns, curtailing fears that the venue won’t be ready in time for test events.