Posts Tagged Sports governance

South Korea’s swimming start Park apologizes for doping ban

In this Sept. 21, 2014 file photo, South Korea's Park Tae-hwan adjusts his goggles after competing a men's 200-meter freestyle swimming heat at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea has been banned 18 months for doping. Swimming governing body FINA says Park tested positive for testosterone in an out-of-competition drug test in September. The ban will begin retroactively the day of the positive test and expire March 2, 2016 — putting Park's participation in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in doubt. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A tearful former Olympic swimming champion, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea, offered an impassioned public apology Friday, four days after receiving an 18-month ban for failing a doping test.

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Marlins’ Cosart says MLB reviewing his Twitter account

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart said Major League Baseball is reviewing his deleted Twitter account as part of an investigation into gambling-related tweets posted there and he is cooperating with the investigation.

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IAAF demands Russian walkers lose Olympic medals – Rusada

MOSCOW (AP) — The IAAF wants two Russian race walkers to be stripped of medals from the 2012 London Olympics because of doping, the Russian anti-doping agency said Thursday.

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In the NCAAs, time doesn’t always fly when you’re having fun

In this March 22, 2015, file photo, Iowa's Aaron White, left, and teammates rest during a timeout against Gonzaga in the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Seattle. In the NCAA tournament, more frequent stoppages in play-- leave coaches and players with time on their hands. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The whistle sounds. The horn blows. And the madness grinds to a halt.

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In the NCAAs, time doesn’t always fly when you’re having fun

In this March 22, 2015, file photo, Iowa's Aaron White, left, and teammates rest during a timeout against Gonzaga in the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Seattle. In the NCAA tournament, more frequent stoppages in play-- leave coaches and players with time on their hands. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The whistle sounds. The horn blows. And the madness grinds to a halt.

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