Sports governance

February 02, 2018 - 4:37 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. Virgin Islands won't compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics despite having one athlete meet the qualifying standard. The Court of arbitration for Sport says its judging panel dismissed an appeal by the Virgin Islands Olympic Committee to get a quota place in...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 file photo, Russia's winner Elena Nikitina celebrates after the women's Skeleton World Cup race in Innsbruck, Austria. Russian skeleton slider Elena Nikitina says she's aiming to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport overturned her doping ban. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File)
February 01, 2018 - 8:40 pm
GENEVA (AP) — In a landmark legal ruling, 28 Russian athletes had their disqualifications from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for doping overturned on Thursday. Some of them will now seek late entries to this month's Pyeongchang Games because the Court of Arbitration for Sport also canceled their life...
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Matthieu Reeb, CAS Secretary General, speaks during a press conference about Russian athletes who are challenging the decisions taken by the Disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC DC) ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 01, 2018 - 11:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Twenty-eight Russian athletes had their Olympic doping bans overturned Thursday, throwing the International Olympic Committee's policy on the country into turmoil. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling was set to reinstate seven Russian medals from the 2014 Sochi Olympics,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Russia's gold medal winner Alexander Legkov skis past the Olympic rings during the men's 50K cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 to reinstate Leskov as gold medal winner of the men's 50-kilometer cross-country skiing which he was stripped of on doping allegations earlier. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
February 01, 2018 - 10:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian doping (all times local): ___ 6:50 p.m. Vladimir Putin says he is pleased with the legal ruling that lifted the Olympic doping bans for 28 Russian athletes. In comments reported by state news agency RIA Novosti, the Russian president says the ruling "can't fail...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017 file photo Russia's Alexander Tretiakov struggles to start his first run in the men's Skeleton World Cup race in Innsbruck, Austria. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 to reinstate Tretiakov as gold medal winner of the men's skeleton at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, file)
February 01, 2018 - 10:30 am
Katie Uhlaender had been waiting for an Olympic medal that seems most unlikely to come her way. So now she's seeking something more. After the Court of Arbitration for Sport decided Thursday to overturn the Olympic bans of 28 Russian athletes who were accused of doping at the Sochi Games four years...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Russia's gold medal winner Alexander Legkov skis past the Olympic rings during the men's 50K cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 to reinstate Leskov as gold medal winner of the men's 50-kilometer cross-country skiing which he was stripped of on doping allegations earlier. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
February 01, 2018 - 10:06 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian doping (all times local): ___ 6:05 p.m. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has criticized the International Olympic Committee for its approach to the doping cases against Russian athletes that were overturned on appeal. Besides criticizing "Russia's unprecedented attack...
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A North Korean delegation and athletes arrive at Yangyang International Airport in Yangyang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. North Korean skiers and skaters on Thursday arrived at a South Korean airport to participate in the Winter Olympics that has brought a temporary lull in tensions surrounding their country's nuclear program. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 8:42 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which has brought a temporary lull in tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program. The North Koreans are the second and final batch of 22...
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A North Korean delegation and athletes arrive at Yangyang International Airport in Yangyang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. North Korean skiers and skaters on Thursday arrived at a South Korean airport to participate in the Winter Olympics that has brought a temporary lull in tensions surrounding their country's nuclear program. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 8:31 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which has brought a temporary lull in tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program. The North Koreans are the second and final batch of 22 athletes...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017 file photo Russia's Alexander Tretiakov struggles to start his first run in the men's Skeleton World Cup race in Innsbruck, Austria. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 to reinstate Tretiakov as gold medal winner of the men's skeleton at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, file)
February 01, 2018 - 7:55 am
Katie Uhlaender had been waiting for an Olympic medal that seems most unlikely to come her way. So now she's seeking something more. After the Court of Arbitration for Sport decided Thursday to overturn the Olympic bans of 28 Russian athletes who were accused of doping at the Sochi Games four years...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Russia's gold medal winner Alexander Legkov skis past the Olympic rings during the men's 50K cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 to reinstate Leskov as gold medal winner of the men's 50-kilometer cross-country skiing which he was stripped of on doping allegations earlier. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
February 01, 2018 - 7:53 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian doping (all times local): ___ 3:50 p.m. Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov says he hopes Russian athletes can use the Court of Arbitration for Sport to challenge the International Olympic Committee's refusal to invite them to the Pyeongchang Games. The IOC...
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