Sports governance

FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, Kenya's Asbel Kiprop celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 1500m final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. The agent for Kenya middle-distance running star Asbel Kiprop, Federico Rosa said Thursday May 3, 2018, he is shocked by a newspaper report that the former 1,500 metre Olympic champion failed a drug test. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, FILE)
May 04, 2018 - 5:46 am
A drug-testing officer has admitted that he gave Kenyan runner Asbel Kiprop advance warning of a supposedly unannounced out-of-competition doping test, a clear violation of protocol that renews doubts about the reliability of anti-doping in the East African powerhouse of distance running. Track and...
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May 03, 2018 - 2:09 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An internal audit has found extensive mismanagement within the budget-challenged Washington State athletic department, including the possible inflation of home football attendance figures and the improper distribution of free tickets to football games. "The environment within...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya leads in the women's 800-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. From Nov. 1, 2018 the IAAF will limit entry for all international events from 400 meters through the mile to women with testosterone levels below a specified level. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza, File)
May 03, 2018 - 9:06 am
MONACO (AP) — Track and field authorities in South Africa say they are prepared to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to challenge new rules that could sideline women with high natural testosterone levels from middle-distance races. Athletics South Africa calls the rules "skewed" and says...
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Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson (43) collides with Pittsburgh Penguins' Zach Aston-Reese (46) during the second period in Game 3 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 02, 2018 - 8:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL suspended Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson three games on Wednesday for an illegal hit on Pittsburgh's Zach Aston-Reese. The league announced the suspension less than 24 hours after Wilson broke Aston-Reese's jaw with a violent collision near the Washington bench in...
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Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson (43) collides with Pittsburgh Penguins' Zach Aston-Reese (46) during the second period in Game 3 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 02, 2018 - 8:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has suspended Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson three games for an illegal hit on Pittsburgh's Zach Aston-Reese. The league announced the suspension on Wednesday night, a day after Wilson broke Aston-Reese's jaw with a violent collision near the Washington bench in the...
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May 02, 2018 - 6:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A black former tennis umpire said in a lawsuit that he was forced out of the sport because he complained about racial bias, including that another umpire called him a "monkey," allegations that the United States Tennis Association denied. The suit filed last week in federal court in...
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May 02, 2018 - 10:43 am
Five members of Sweden's national junior team and their coach have been disciplined by the International Ice Hockey Federation for removing their silver medals during the closing ceremony of this past year's tournament. The IIHF issued multiple-game suspensions against the players, including...
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May 02, 2018 - 3:01 am
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dan Gavitt, the NCAA's vice president of men's basketball, will be making the rounds this month, bouncing from conference meeting to conference meeting, talking with coaches and athletic directors about reforming college hoops. On Tuesday at a posh hotel with a poolside...
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FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015, file photo shows Buffalo Bills president Russ Brandon at a news conference in Orchard Park, N.Y. A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Buffalo Bills and Sabres president Russ Brandon is leaving his post in a major shake-up made by the teams' owners, Terry and Kim Pegula. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)
May 02, 2018 - 12:19 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Russ Brandon abruptly resigned his dual role as president of the NFL's Buffalo Bills and NHL's Buffalo Sabres after being confronted by the teams' owners regarding an alleged inappropriate relationship with a female employee, two people with direct knowledge of the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 file photo, Brazilian Football Confederation President Marco Polo del Nero listens to questions during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FIFA’s ethics committee has banned top Brazilian soccer official Marco Polo del Nero for life for bribery and corruption. FIFA saysFriday April 27, 2018 Del Nero, the former Brazilian football federation president and one-time FIFA executive committee member, is also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 million). (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
April 27, 2018 - 8:33 am
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA's ethics committee has banned top Brazilian soccer official Marco Polo del Nero for life for bribery and corruption. FIFA says Del Nero, the former Brazilian Football Confederation president and one-time FIFA executive committee member, is also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1...
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