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

    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

  • Analysis: Most troubling is Russia's reaction to scandal
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    Analysis: Most troubling is Russia's reaction to scandal

    Troubling as the details of the McLaren Report were, a news item out of Russia earlier this week was equally so. The new chair of the country's ''revamped'' anti-doping agency will be Yelena Isinbayeva, the pole vault great who has spent the past year thumbing her nose at all the

  • Swimming-China's Chen banned for two years for doping at Rio
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    Swimming-China's Chen banned for two years for doping at Rio

    Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi has been banned for two years after failing a drug test at the Rio Olympics, the sport's governing body (FINA) said. Chen finished fourth in the women's 100 meters butterfly at Rio but did not start in the 50m freestyle heats after Chinese state media reported she