Posts Tagged Women’s sports

CAS cites doping sample flaws in Jamaican case

FILE- In this file photo dated Saturday, March 8, 2014, Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown runs in the 60m heats during the Athletics World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland. Sport’s highest appeals body, The Court of Arbitration for Sport released its full report Tuesday April 15, 2014, saying Jamaican Olympic sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible ``environmental contamination’’ of her urine sample. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, FILE)

LONDON (AP) — Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible “environmental contamination” of her urine sample, sport’s highest appeals body said Tuesday.

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NDSU names new head women’s basketball coach

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Penn State assistant Maren (MAHR’-ehn) Walseth is the new head women’s basketball coach at North Dakota State University.

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Olympic great Michael Phelps to swim again

In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, United States' Michael Phelps displays his gold medal for the men's 100-meter butterfly swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime coach, told The Associated Press on Monday, April 14, 2014, that Phelps is entered in three events — the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly at his first meet since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Don’t expect the same Michael Phelps in his return to swimming after a nearly two-year retirement.

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AP Sources: Sun trade C/F Tina Charles to Liberty

In a June 15, 2012, file photo Connecticut Sun's Tina Charles shoots a free throw in the first half of a WNBA basketball game against the New York Liberty in Uncasville, Conn.  People familiar with the situation say the Connecticut Sun have agreed to trade Tina Charles to New York for players to be named later and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, file)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Tina Charles didn’t want to play in Connecticut anymore, so the Sun got what they could for the 2012 league MVP.

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Sun take Ogwumike with top pick in WNBA draft

Future draftee Louisville's Shoni Schimmel, right, and her sister, Louisville player Jude Schimmel look at Schimmel's phone proir to the start of the WNBA basketball draft in, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike was selected No. 1 by the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA draft Monday night.

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