Doping regulations

This photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018 shows a view of the Olympic Sports Center where Panama's soccer team will live during the 2018 World Cup in Saransk, Russia. Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by hosting the World Cup after years of doping scandals. In the host city of Saransk, a training center notorious for doping abuses and tainted medals will now be the home of Panama’s soccer team. (AP Photo/Julia Chestnova)
May 21, 2018 - 11:14 am
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Nestled on the edge of the forest outside the Russian city of Saransk is the home of one of the most successful doping programs in history. Athletes from the V.M. Chegin Olympic Training Center dominated race-walking for over a decade, winning nine Olympic and 18 world...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano watches from the dugout during a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Seattle. Cano has been suspended 80 games for violating baseball's joint drug agreement, the league announced Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren<F ile)
May 15, 2018 - 8:23 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle already knew Robinson Cano would be out of the Mariners lineup for several weeks, the result of a broken bone in his right hand. His absence will be significantly longer. The All-Star second baseman was suspended for 80 games on Tuesday for violating baseball's drug agreement...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya leads in the women's 800-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. From Nov. 1, 2018 the IAAF will limit entry for all international events from 400 meters through the mile to women with testosterone levels below a specified level. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza, File)
April 26, 2018 - 7:36 pm
MONACO (AP) — New rules for female athletes with high natural testosterone levels could force two-time Olympic 800-meter champion Caster Semenya to stop running middle-distance races, and were denounced as racist by South Africa's ruling political party. The IAAF said on Thursday that from Nov. 1...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, Canelo Alvarez attends a news conference in Las Vegas. Nevada boxing regulators have suspended Canelo Alvarez for six months for doping violations. Neither Alvarez nor representatives from Golden Boy Promotions appeared Wednesday, April 18, 2018, during the Nevada Athletic Commission's monthly meeting, where the suspension was handed down (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 18, 2018 - 3:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada boxing regulators gave Canelo Alvarez a reduced penalty for doping violations Wednesday, potentially allowing him to return to the ring in September against Gennady Golovkin. Alvarez was given a six-month suspension instead of the standard one year for first-time violators...
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Performers participate in the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 7:50 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The Pyeongchang Olympics have closed with a performance by popular boy band EXO. The nine-member South Korean-Chinese group took the stage Sunday at the closing ceremony of the games. One of the band...
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In the Friday, February 9, 2018 photo, Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, speaks during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The full membership will vote on the proposal Sunday ahead of the closing ceremony. (Clive Mason/Pool Photo via AP)
February 25, 2018 - 4:12 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The massive, state-linked Russian doping scandal didn't stain the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach said Sunday. It was, however, the subject of the vast majority of the questions Bach fielded as the IOC tried to shake the stigma of Russian...
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Team canada celebrates after the men's bronze medal hockey game against the Czech Republic at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Canada won 6-4.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 24, 2018 - 9:42 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The Canadians made sure they aren't going home from the Olympics empty-handed, even after missing out on a third straight gold medal. Andrew Ebbett, Chris Kelly and Derek Roy each scored in the...
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Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 23, 2018 - 12:16 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A second Russian athlete failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee's executive board is to decide whether to reinstate the country for Sunday's closing ceremony. Russian Bobsled Federation President Alexander Zubkov...
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David Wolf (89), of Germany, lays on the ice after getting taken out by Gilbert Brule, of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
February 23, 2018 - 9:39 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Germany has upset Canada 4-3 in the semifinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Canada trailed 3-0 and 4-1 before battling back to cut the deficit to one in the third...
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United States celebrates winning gold after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 22, 2018 - 11:53 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:45 a.m. President Donald Trump has congratulated the U.S. women's hockey team on winning Olympic gold. Trump tweeted his congratulations Thursday "on behalf of an entire Nation." The American women defeated...
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