Doping

February 23, 2018 - 3:46 am
OLYMPICS Canada's Serwa races to victory in skicross PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Canada's Kelsey Serwa has raced to victory in women's skicross, giving her a gold medal to go with the silver she won in Sochi four years ago. Serwa raced to the lead early in the final and was well in front by the...
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Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia waves after winning g the gold medal during the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 23, 2018 - 2:44 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After two weeks of Olympic competition, the "Olympic Athletes from Russia" finally have a gold medal. Alina Zagitova won the women's figure skating title Friday to become the first Russian to win a Winter Olympic event since the doping-hit 2014 Sochi Games. "I was...
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Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, right, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia poses for a photo with compatriot and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva at the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 23, 2018 - 1:12 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — By the time the final group of figure skaters took the ice at Gangneung Ice Arena, things had been pretty much decided. Russia would win its first gold of the games, and the only question was whether Alina Zagitova or Evgenia Medvedeva would stand on the top level of...
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Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura, right, is congratulated by Silas Melson (0) after scoring during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Diego on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
February 23, 2018 - 12:15 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Killian Tillie scored 17 points, Rui Hachimura added 16 and No. 6 Gonzaga beat San Diego 77-72 on Thursday night to clinch at least a share of the West Coast Conference title. The Bulldogs (26-4, 16-1) defeated the Toreros (17-12, 8-9) for the eighth straight game and for the 19th...
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Arizona's Deandre Ayton, left, has his shot blocked by Oregon State's Tres Tinkle (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)
February 22, 2018 - 11:52 pm
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Deandre Ayton had 19 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks, and No. 14 Arizona, minus one of its star players, beat Oregon State 75-65 in overtime on Thursday night. Rawle Alkins added clutch scoring with 16 points and eight rebounds, and Dusan Ristic had 14 points for the...
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February 22, 2018 - 6:36 pm
The NCAA has declared No. 14 Arizona's Allonzo Trier ineligible for the reappearance of the banned substance that led to a 19-game suspension last season. The school said the NCAA notified the Wildcats on Thursday that the junior guard had a trace amount of the substance from a drug test late last...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 photo, Trinity High School wrestler Mack Beggs warms up before her match at the 6A Region II wrestling meet held at Allen High School in Allen, Texas . Beggs, a senior from Euless Trinity High School near Dallas is transgender and in the process of transitioning from female to male. (Stewart F. House/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 4:04 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mack Beggs is back. He's still wrestling, still competing for a state championship and still undefeated. And he's still wrestling against the girls. It's just been a lot quieter since last year when his march to a state championship was dogged by a last-minute lawsuit that...
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February 22, 2018 - 10:57 am
OLYMPICS U.S. women's hockey team strikes gold PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. women's hockey team has ended Canada's run of Olympic gold medals, but it took a shootout to do it. Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the first extra round of the first shootout tiebreaker in Olympic women's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky practices ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Krushelnitsky was stripped of his Olympic bronze medal after admitting to a doping violation at the Pyeongchang Games. Krushelnitsky tested positive for meldonium, which is believed to help blood circulation, after winning bronze in mixed doubles with his wife, Anastasia Bryzgalova. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
February 22, 2018 - 8:04 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Within hours of curler Alexander Krushelnitsky being stripped of a bronze medal for a doping violation, the Russian Olympic Committee said it had paid a $15 million fee that was part of the criteria to have its team reinstated at the Pyeongchang Games. Russia's team...
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