• Doping agency criticizes Russia as Isinbayeva given key role
    The Associated Press1 hour ago

    Doping agency criticizes Russia as Isinbayeva given key role

    Even before Friday's publication of a new report into alleged state-sponsored drug use by Russian athletes, Russia and the World Anti-Doping Agency are at loggerheads. WADA has protested it was not consulted before a new board was picked to oversee reforms at the suspended Russian drug-testing agency

  • Cousins leads Kings to easy 120-89 win over last-place Mavs
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    Cousins leads Kings to easy 120-89 win over last-place Mavs

    DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings started and ended with victories on a six-game trip that got a little weird in the middle. Cousins had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and the Kings snapped a three-game losing streak with a 120-89 victory over the last-place Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.

  • Isinbayeva to head RUSADA Supervisory Council
    Reuters

    Isinbayeva to head RUSADA Supervisory Council

    Twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva was named on Wednesday as head of a new Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supevisory Council which will control the actions undertaken by the organization. The 34-year-old Isinbayeva, who retired after Russia's track and field team were banned

  • Beijing, London Games positive re-tests rise, more expected
    Reuters

    Beijing, London Games positive re-tests rise, more expected

    By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Re-tests of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics have found another three positive tests to take the tally to 101 and more are expected, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. IOC medical director Richard