• Russia's Sports Minister Vilaty Mutko gestures as he answers a journalist's questions, after their press tour of its anti doping laboratory in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The Russians have been accused of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and the IOC has asked WADA to carry out a full-fledged investigation and plans to retest Sochi samples. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

    Coach: High jump champ Chicherova notified of doping retest

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ten medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, including 2012 high jump champion Anna Chicherova, were among 14 Russians that tested positive in the reanalysis of their doping samples, state television reported Tuesday.

  • In this Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 file photo, Russia's pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva attends a press conference in Moscow, Russia. Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva says on Monday, May 23, 2016 she will file suit if Russia’s ban from global track and field competition is upheld and she is barred from competing in Rio de Janeiro. Russia’s athletics federation was suspended by the IAAF after a World Anti-Doping Agency commission report detailed systematic, state-sponsored doping. The IAAF is due to rule next month on whether to reinstate Russia ahead of the Rio Games. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)

    Isinbayeva vows lawsuit if Russia barred from Olympic track

    MOSCOW (AP) — Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva plans to file suit if Russia’s ban from global track and field competition remains in place and she is barred from competing at the games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Merrit Lashawn of the United States celebrates winning the men's 400-meter at the International Mohammed VI track and field meeting in Rabat, Morocco, Sunday, May 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

    Semenya impressive again, Merritt also wins in Morocco

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Caster Semenya set another world-leading time and again showed she will be one of the runners to watch at the Rio Olympics, leaving behind a strong field to easily win the 800 meters at the Diamond League meeting in Morocco on Sunday.