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Olympic champion Douglas now training in Ohio

Gabby Douglas has a new coach and a new game plan in her comeback.

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Amos relegates Rudisha to 2nd in 800 at Glasgow

Nijel Amos, celebrates after winning the men's 800 meter race from David Rudisha, of Kenya 2nd and Andre Olivier of South Africa 3rd, at Hampden Park Stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Nijel Amos of Botswana turned the tables on Olympic champion David Rudisha to win the 800-meter gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on a cool, rainy Thursday night at Hampden Park.

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French wrestler Steeve Guenot risks 2-year ban

PARIS (AP) — Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot of France faces a possible two-year ban for flouting doping relegations and could miss the 2016 Games.

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Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang’s successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee following the sudden resignation of the previous president.

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Italy bobsledder Frullani could face 1-year ban

MILAN (AP) — Italian sport’s anti-doping office has asked for bobsledder William Frullani to be banned for a year after failing a doping test at the Sochi Olympics.

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