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  1. Latvian hockey player banned 18 months for Olympic doping

    Latvian hockey player Vitalijs Pavlovs has been banned for 18 months after testing positive for a banned stimulant at the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  2. IOC's Thomas Bach: India could be kicked out of Olympics

    India faces the ultimate sanction of expulsion from the Olympics unless it keeps corruption-tainted officials out of its ranks, IOC President Thomas Bach said in an interview with The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2013
  3. IAAF to introduce 4-year sanctions in 2015

    Track and field's governing body will reintroduce four-year bans for serious drug violations in 2015 and wants the World Anti-Doping Agency to deter cheats.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  4. Lolo Jones won't be punished after bar fight, U.S. Bobsled and Sk...

    The U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation is looking into a nightclub altercation that allegedly involved Olympic hopeful Lolo Jones.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  5. Australian Olympic swimmers James Magnussen, Eamon Sullivan and t...

    Former world swimming champions James Magnussen and Eamon Sullivan, and their 4x100-meter relay teammates, could face sanctions after admitting to taking the sleep medication Stilnox during a "bonding session" ahead of last year's London Games.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  6. David Stern says any team eavesdropping on an opponent will face ...

    Mark Woods

    NBA Commissioner David Stern says any team tempted to "eavesdrop" on opponents will face sanctions from the league.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  7. WADA won't appeal stripping of Armstrong's titles

    The World Anti-Doping Agency accepted the decision that stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles, saying Friday it was the "right and proper sanction" for the disgraced American cyclist.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  8. Armstrong foundation fighting for future

    Lance Armstrong's cancer-fighting foundation plans to plunge ahead, despite the sanctions laid on Armstrong by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- IOC rules out immediate sanctions in tick...

    The IOC will not take disciplinary action before the London Olympics against officials accused of illegal ticket sales.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2012
  10. Australian swimmers Nick D'Arcy, Kenrick Monk won't face further ...

    Controversial swimmers Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk have avoided additional punishment above what the Australian Olympic Committee has already imposed on them for posting photos of themselves posing with guns on social networking sites.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  11. British Olympic Association asks World Anti-Doping Agency to star...

    Britain's Olympic body has urged the World Anti-Doping Agency to introduce mandatory four years bans for drug cheats as a minimum.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  12. Fewer British athletes back lifetime doping bans

    The British Olympic Association conceded for the first time on Monday that athlete support for its lifetime doping ban has significantly declined ahead of a hearing that will determine the sanction's future.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  13. WPS owners accept U.S. Soccer's terms

    Beau Dure

    U.S. Soccer granted WPS conditional Division 1 status, and the team owners have agreed to terms.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  14. Trying to figure out what's next for the WPS

    Beau Dure

    The WPS is still not out of the woods, but keeping its Division 1 sanction from U.S. Soccer helps clear its future path a bit.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011
  15. Lamine Diack, Issa Hayatou receive slap on wrist in IOC case

    Two senior African IOC members avoided major sanctions Thursday from the Olympic committee in the ethics scandal that led to the resignation of former FIFA President Joao Havelange.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  16. British Olympic official Colin Moynihan says WADA sanctions are w...

    The head of Britain's Olympic committee wants an independent review of the World Anti-Doping Agency, accusing the global body of failing to catch the worst offenders and dragging the fight against drug cheats into a "dark age."

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011