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  1. Nicklas Backstrom drops appeal in Sochi Olympic doping case

    Swedish hockey star Nicklas Backstrom has dropped his appeal against the IOC ruling that he committed a doping violation at the Sochi Olympics. In return, he has accepted the minimum sanction of a reprimand.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  2. WADA against jail terms for athletes

    The World Anti-Doping Agency said it is against the imposition of criminal sanctions on cheating athletes despite a tougher code that will come into effect on Jan. 1.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2014
  3. Did WADA make right call on NRL bans?

    The Associated Press

    SYDNEY -- The World Anti-Doping Agency will not appeal sanctions imposed on Cronulla players for breaches of the National Rugby League's anti-doping rules, but has raised concerns about the handling of the matter. WADA released a statement Wednesd...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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