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  1. Germany wins European Team Championships

    Germany won the two-day European Team Championships ahead of defending champion Russia on Sunday with an overall 10 individual victories in 40 events.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2014
  2. Russian runners say kisses not protest of anti-gay law

    Quick kisses exchanged by four Russian female sprinters, exuberant after winning a relay race at the world championships in Moscow, have set off a flurry of speculation that they were protesting Russia's new controversial law against gays.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  3. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana claims rain-soaked...

    Tiki Gelana felt the marathon slipping away when she tumbled on the rain-slickened street.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  4. Yuliya Zaripova of Russia faces losing London Games gold in dopin...

    In the latest of a slew of Russian doping cases, Yulia Zaripova faces being stripped of her gold medal in the 3,000 steeplechase from the 2012 London Olympics after being banned for a drug violation.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  5. Dick Pound to lead WADA probe into Russia doping

    Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound will lead the body's investigation into allegations of systematic doping in Russia.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  6. World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate Russian doping allegation...

    The World Anti-Doping Agency says it will conduct its own probe of allegations of systematic doping in Russia.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  7. Sergei Bubka 'shocked' by doping allegations in Russia

    Pole vault great Sergei Bubka says he is "shocked" by claims of widespread doping in Russian sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2014
  8. Russia facing allegations of systematic doping

    Russia faced explosive allegations of corruption and systematic doping on Wednesday, including the reported admission of drug use by an Olympic champion runner and cover-up and extortion involving a three-time Chicago Marathon winner.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  9. Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova out of Euros

    Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  10. Russian world relay champ gets 9-month doping ban

    Russian athlete Kseniya Ryzhova, a world champion in the 4x400 relay, has received a nine-month ban for doping.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  11. Turkey's Nevin Yanit, Russia's Anna Avdeyeva suspended 2 years fo...

    Reigning European 100-meter hurdles champion Nevin Yanit of Turkey and Russian shot putter Anna Avdeyeva have been banned two years, according to their countries' athletics federations.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  12. Russian sports chief Vitaly Mutko addresses anti-gay law, Sochi G...

    Russia's law banning gay "propaganda" for minors won't infringe on the private lives of athletes and spectators at next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, the country's sports minister said Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2013
  13. Yelena Isinbayeva says she may have been 'misunderstood'

    A day after her condemnation of homosexuality, Russian pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva said her comments in English may have been "misunderstood."

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  14. Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva decries homosexuality

    Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva has condemned homosexuality after criticizing fellow competitors who painted their fingernails in rainbow colors to support gays and lesbians in the face of a new anti-gay law in Russia.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  15. Russia wins third straight Euro Team Championships

    Russia won the European Team Championships for the third straight time after a late duel with overnight leader Germany on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2013
  16. U.S.'s Adam Nelson to get 2004 gold in shot put

    American shot putter Adam Nelson will get the gold medal from the 2004 Athens Olympics that was stripped from a Ukrainian rival because of doping.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013