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Morris replaces Johannsson on US roster vs Switzerland

CHICAGO (AP) — Stanford forward Jordan Morris has been added to the U.S. roster for Tuesday’s exhibition game against Switzerland in Zurich.

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CAS defends its position in Claudia Pechstein doping case

Overall World Cup winner Martina Sablikova of Czech Republic, right, celebrates together with the second placed Claudia Pechstein of Germany, left, during the women's  3,000 meter sflower ceremony at the Speedskating World Cup in Erfurt, Germany, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein’s doping case endangers the entire international arbitration system, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday.

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WADA: Armstrong’s attempt at reduced ban ‘almost too late’

In this Feb. 28, 2011, file photo, Lance Armstrong is shown during a news conference at the Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that cyclist Lance Armstrong talked last week with the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in hopes of potentially reducing his lifetime ban. Armstrong and Travis Tygart met for six hours, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the discussion was meant to remain private. The meeting was first reported by The New York Times.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Lance Armstrong has not done enough to get his life ban reduced and his latest bid for rehabilitation is coming too late, the director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday.

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Former Olympic swimming champion Park banned 18 months

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)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea was banned 18 months Monday for doping after testing positive for testosterone in an out-of-competition drug test, the latest in a series of high-profile doping cases in swimming.

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