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  1. Olympic medalist Geoff Huegill pleads guilty to cocaine charges

    Olympic medalist Geoff Huegill pleaded guilty Wednesday to possessing a prohibited drug and was given a six-month good behavior bond.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  2. Vice chairman of Jamaica anti-doping disciplinary panel put on le...

    An attorney who is a top official with Jamaica's anti-doping disciplinary panel was sent on a leave of absence Tuesday following his arrest last month.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  3. Two members of band Pussy Riot detained in Sochi

    Two members of the punk group Pussy Riot ran out of a police station in their trademark garish balaclavas Tuesday after being released following several hours of questioning in Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  4. Two accomplices arrested in Russian suicide bombing

    Russia's counterterrorism agency on Thursday identified the two suicide bombers who struck the southern city of Volgograd and announced the arrest of two suspected accomplices.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  5. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Mayor Anatoly Pakhomov says there are no ...

    The mayor of Sochi, Russia, says there are no gay people in the city that will host the Winter Olympics next month.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2014
  6. Gay protester detained Russia at Sochi Olympics torch relay

    A gay Russian protester was detained on Saturday for unfurling a rainbow flag during the Olympic torch relay as it passed through his hometown of Voronezh, 560 miles (910 kilometers) north of Sochi, where the games will begin Feb. 7.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2014
  7. Oscar Pistorius, Aaron Hernandez most-searched athletes on Google...

    Darren Rovell

    South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius and former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who both were charged with murder, finished first and second, respectively, as the most-searched athletes in the world on Google.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  8. Ex-coach Trevor Graham's plea to drop doping conviction denied

    A federal judge has rejected former track coach Trevor Graham's plea to erase his felony conviction for lying to federal investigators about his relationship with a steroids dealer.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  9. Al Michaels of NBC arrested for alleged DUI in California

    Police in Southern California say that NBC Sports announcer Al Michaels has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2013
  10. Blake Leeper worries Oscar Pistorius' arrest will put negative sp...

    Jim Caple

    Oscar Pistorius inspired many disabled athletes, including Blake Leeper, who worries about the negative effect Pistorius' arrest might have on the Paralympic movement that benefitted so much from the South African sprinter's success.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2013
  11. Oscar Pistorius: An Olympic myth

    Jemele Hill

    Oscar Pistorius' arrest shocked us because of our perception of him as an Olympic hero. Let's also not pretend that the coverage of him didn't fit the lazy stereotypes that a lot of us have about disabled people, Jemele Hill writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2013
  12. South African TV station M-Net pulls Oscar Pistorius ads

    Darren Rovell

    The arrest of Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius in connection with the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has already sent ripples through the business world.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  13. Gate keeper dies of cardiac arrest at slalom race

    Organizers of a men's World Cup slalom say that a gate keeper went into cardiac arrest and died while working at the night race Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  14. espnW -- Hope Solo makes first appearance since off-field controv...

    Jim Caple

    Hope Solo's first appearance with the U.S. national team since she married Jerramy Stevens a day after his arrest provided plenty of reaction, from fans and the goalkeeper herself.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  15. U.K. Olympians appeal for help with stolen medals

    Two British Olympians appealed Thursday for help in recovering a pair of bronze medals that were snatched from a London nightclub, while police reported an arrest in the case.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  16. 2012 London Olympics -- Man arrested for throwing plastic bottle ...

    Olympic officials on Monday sharply criticized a man who was arrested for allegedly throwing a plastic bottle onto the Olympic track before the men's 100-meter final, but officials and competitors said the unpleasant incident did not affect the showcase.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012