• Bob, skeleton athletes wary of tests, may skip Sochi worlds
    The Associated Press

    Bob, skeleton athletes wary of tests, may skip Sochi worlds

    Elana Meyers Taylor and Steven Holcomb are dealing with the same problem. Both want to compete in this season's world bobsled championships, since it this will probably be their final opportunities to do so before retirement. Except, for now, those races are scheduled to be in Russia.

  • Russia accepts IOC plan to retest Olympic doping samples
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    Russia accepts IOC plan to retest Olympic doping samples

    Russia will accept an International Olympic Committee plan to retest all drug test samples given by its athletes at the 2012 and 2014 Olympics, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said Saturday. The IOC's declaration Friday followed the publication of a report by World Anti-Doping Agency

  • Worley wins 2nd straight giant slalom as Shiffrin loses lead
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    Worley wins 2nd straight giant slalom as Shiffrin loses lead

    Tessa Worley won her second straight World Cup giant slalom Saturday after first-run leader Mikaela Shiffrin struggled in her second trip down the 2006 Turin Olympics course. Charging after placing third in the opening run, Worley captured her 10th career giant slalom win to match the French record

  • Russia's lab wizard created drug cocktails but caught cheats
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    Russia's lab wizard created drug cocktails but caught cheats

    Even as he worked to cover up doping by Russian athletes, Grigory Rodchenkov was developing technology which would help to catch them years later. The former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory is the star witness for the World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren, whose report Friday