HGH found in Uzbekistan official's bag

...prove to be human growth hormone, an Uzbekistan Olympic team official could face expulsion...official as a member of the 58-person Uzbekistan team. Several Australian media outlets...Championships in Perth. The seizure from the Uzbekistan team official's bag came one day after...

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Billiards banned as morally harmful pastime

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan -- Bakhrom Sadykov forlornly fingers...of vice. But Sadykov, president of Uzbekistan's Billiard Federation, still comes...in nearby Turkmenistan. Yet while Uzbekistan is mostly Muslim, the crackdown on...

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UGA friends say charges against human rights activist are fake

...student say he's being prosecuted by the Uzbekistan government for political purposes...in 1999-2000, has been jailed in Uzbekistan on charges of being gay. Critics argue...human rights abuses since returning to Uzbekistan. While at UGA, Sharipov created an...

Andy Murray has tough time before rally to win in second round of U.S. Open

...releasing a statement via the U.S. Tennis Association that called his retirement "extremely disappointing."Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan stopped playing against 20th-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria, although no reason was immediately given. Including two...

Congressmen travel widely

WASHINGTON -- From London to Rome, from Greece to Uzbekistan, members of Congress moved restlessly around the globe...tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, traveled to Uzbekistan, courtesy of the Asia Pacific Exchange Foundation...

Safin makes exit in quarterfinals

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Top-seeded Marat Safin lost, and second-seeded Tommy Haas quit with an arm injury Thursday in the quarterfinals of the...

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'Slave' ring includes state

KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- Twelve people -- eight of them from Uzbekistan -- are accused in a federal indictment of luring illegal immigrants to the U.S. to work as "modern-day slaves" in 14 states...

Venus cruises in Wimbledon opener

...at up to 118 mph, totaled 23 winners to only five unforced errors, and overwhelmed 97th-ranked Akgul Amanmuradova, of Uzbekistan, 6-3, 6-1 in the first round at the All England Club.The seven-time major champion was off the tour for about five...

Her job is to make general, post look good

As Maj. Gen. Janet A. Hicks, Fort Gordon's commanding general, greeted a delegation from Uzbekistan, Paulette Arrington stood outside the door of the conference room and watched. "To have you here is very important," Maj...

Sweep in saber puts U.S. in front

BEIJING --- With Day 1 of the Beijing Olympics almost done, the U.S. medal count was nonexistent. Cuba, Uzbekistan and 16 other countries all had bragging rights over the Americans. The closest thing to glory was a Colorado resident winning...