• 3 officials file appeals against life bans in IAAF case

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Three athletics officials banned for life by the IAAF for bribery and extortion to cover up a Russian doping case have appealed to sport’s highest court.

  • 4 African champions among 8 Nigerians banned for doping

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has banned eight athletes for doping, four of them gold-medal winners and one a silver medalist at the All Africa Games last year.

  • Bike manufacturer to sue Belgian rider over motor use

    PARIS (AP) — Italian manufacturer Wilier Triestina says it will sue the Belgian cyclist who used a motor on her bike at the cyclo-cross world championships in the latest scandal to rock the sport.

  • UCI probing mechanical doping case at cyclo-cross worlds

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The UCI is investigating a possible case of mechanical fraud at the cyclo cross world championships.

  • CAS confirms Bulgaria ban from Olympic weightlifting

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Bulgaria remains banned from Olympic weightlifting because of excessive doping after sport’s highest court dismissed an appeal on Friday.

  • Russian track team to sign anti-doping pledge

    MOSCOW (AP) — Every member of Russia’s track and field team will have to sign an anti-doping pledge as the country tries to restore its sporting reputation.