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  1. War hero, Olympian Louis Zamperini dies at 97

    An Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. Louis Zamperini was 97.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  2. Germany to step up doping and match-fixing laws

    Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent

    Germany news

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  3. Nelson Mandela dies at 95; anti-apartheid icon brokered 2010 Worl...

    Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who helped seal his country's bid to become the first in Africa to host a World Cup, has died at the age of 95.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  4. Richard Curl sentenced to seven years in prison for sexual abuse

    A once-prominent swimming coach who trained thousands of children was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2013
  5. Ex-coach Graham James gets more prison time for Theo Fleury abuse...

    The prison sentence for disgraced junior hockey coach Graham James has increased from two years to five for sexually preying on former player Theo Fleury.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  6. Judoka Masato Uchishiba sentenced to 5 years in prison

    Two-time Olympic judo champion Masato Uchishiba was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for raping a female member of a university judo club in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  7. Exclusive: Marion Jones talks 'Life After'

    Lynn Hoppes

    "Life After." Seems appropriate. Marion Jones, a record-breaking Olympic track star who admitted in 2007 to using performance-enhancing drugs and served time in prison for making false statements to investigators, is featured on the Nov. 19 epi...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  8. Voyeur who snooped on China's Olympic swimming team sentenced

    A voyeur who snooped on members of China's Olympic swimming team was told Monday he risks being sent to prison if he enters a female locker room again within the next 5 years.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  9. No return to jail for skater Nancy Kerrigan's brother

    A Massachusetts judge on Wednesday denied a request by ice skater Nancy Kerrigan's brother to return to prison to serve the last four months of an assault sentence rather than comply with the conditions of his probation.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  10. Mikhail Botvinov given suspended four-month prison term for givin...

    Former Austrian cross-country skier Mikhail Botvinov has been given a suspended four-month prison term for giving false testimony as a witness in a doping case against ex-Nordic coach Walter Mayer.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  11. Gold medal-winning Bulgarian weightlifter sentenced to prison for...

    Former Olympic weightlifting champion Galabin Boevski of Bulgaria was convicted of international drug trafficking and sentenced to nine years, four months in prison.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  12. Man gets 21 years to life in Nevada prison in slaying of Olympic ...

    A man has been sentenced to 21 years to life in a Nevada prison for the slaying of Olympic bronze medal-winning boxer Rhoshii Wells in a Las Vegas apartment courtyard.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  13. Ukrainian hockey coach found dead in Pennslyvania jail cell

    A Ukrainian hockey coach was found dead of a suspected suicide while in custody in Philadelphia on child-molestation charges, a U.S. prison official said.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  14. Seven linked to Operation Puerto will stand trial

    Seven people linked to cycling's Operation Puerto doping scandal will stand trial in Spain, facing up to two years in prison.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  15. Riccardo Ricco's appeal of doping prison sentence rejected

    Italian cyclist Riccardo Ricco lost his bid on Tuesday to overturn a two-month suspended prison sentence and a fine for doping during the 2008 Tour de France.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  16. Man cleared in 1998 Tour de France champ Marco Pantani's death

    The Italian Supreme Court cleared a man on appeal Thursday for his part in the cocaine death of former Tour de France champion Marco Pantani.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011