Russia launches investigation into doping

...what's needed."The governing body of swimming said Wednesday it is moving its doping test samples taken at the world championships in Russia to the WADA-accredited lab in Barcelona.FINA said in a statement that it "expresses its deep concern...

Stopchargingmaria wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff after video review

...giving trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey Javier Castellano their second victories Friday on the opening day of the world championships at Keeneland.The last of the day's four Cup races was the most suspenseful, with the stewards needing several...

US men solid in world gymnastics qualifying

GLASGOW, Scotland - The U.S. men's gymnastics team advanced to the world championship finals with a gritty performance in qualifying on Monday.

Former US assistant Olympic swimming coaches to take over for Rio Games

...certainly help to have Phelps, the winningest athlete in Olympic history.He wasn't allowed to compete at the world championships as part of his punishment for a second drunken-driving arrest, instead racing at the U.S. national championships...


...he can fully concentrate on next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.After winning three more gold medals at the world championships in Beijing, Bolt was supposed to focus on the season's top time in the 200 meters at the Diamond League meet...

Change in Olympics lineup could help US sprinter Allyson Felix compete in more events

...International Olympic Committee said it will consider revising the program. Felix finished with gold in the 400 meters at the world championships in Beijing, along with silvers in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays.Although tired, she had plenty left. Enough...

Ashton Eaton digs deep to take gold in decathlon

...in the final event, the 1,500 meters, Eaton finished the two-day event with 9,045 points on Saturday at the world championships. It was six points better than the mark he set at U.S. Olympic Trials in 2012."It's like, 'Where do...

Usain Bolt talks doping in advance of world championships

...Olympics, The World's Fastest Man is preparing for the world championships this time around.But his news conference Thursday...definitely is sad that it's in the forefront of the world championships, and it's not about the competition that's...


...by the Turk ish runner and the IAAF was announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday, days before the world championships open in Beijing.Alptekin forfeited all her results from July 29, 2010, including the 2012 Olympic gold medal...

Michael Phelps turns his attention to next year's games

...afar, it only made Phelps go faster."I'm very happy where I am right now," he said.He was barred from the world championships after his second drunken-driving arrest, so he turned the national championships into his biggest meet of the...