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Woodruff strikes out 8, Brewers beat Bucs for series split

Jul. 03, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out eight in six scoreless innings, steering the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon. Woodruff (7-3) gave up six hits, his most since May 9, but made up for it with a fifth straight start in which...

European police raid Bahrain cycling team, seize evidence

Jul. 01, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police investigating suspected doping by the Tour de France team Bahrain Victorious seized more than 450 capsules of unidentified substances at a house in Slovenia during raids across Europe, the European agency Eurojust said Friday. Riders and staff...

American basketball star Brittney Griner has arrived at a Russian court for the beginning of her trial on drugs charges

Jul. 01, 2022 05:19 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — American basketball star Brittney Griner has arrived at a Russian court for the beginning of her trial on drugs charges.

COVID-19 at Wimbledon: 3 top-20 men out after positive tests

Jun. 30, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic famously decided not to get vaccinated against COVID-19 — which prevented him from playing at the Australian Open in January following a legal saga that ended with his deportation from that country, and, as things currently...

Okagbare doping case DQs Nigerian relay team from worlds

Jun. 27, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

Sprinter Blessing Okagbare's doping violations will keep her Nigerian teammates from participating in the 4x100 meter relay at next month's world championships. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which oversees doping cases in track, announced Monday it was extending Okagbare's 10-year...

Its Olympic future in doubt, weightlifting names new leader

Jun. 25, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Iraqi official Mohammed Jalood was elected president of the International Weightlifting Federation in chaotic scenes on Saturday. In an election more than a year overdue, more controversy and confusion was stirred up when nine of the 11 candidates for...

Hiura's tiebreaking HR in 7th lifts Brewers over Reds 5-4

Jun. 17, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Keston Hiura hit a tiebreaking home run off Ross Detwiler in the seventh inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 in a battle of long balls on Friday night for their third win 13 games. Hunter Renfroe's three-run homer in the fourth and Willy...

Info gathered from new law leads to 4-year doping ban

Jun. 09, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

Information from the first case to be prosecuted under a new law designed to criminalize widespread doping conspiracies has been used to level a four-year ban on a triple jumper from Georgia. The U.S Anti-Doping Agency announced the sanction Thursday for 27-year-old Sabina Allen, who...

Russian champion bashes Bach, shows sympathy for Ukrainians

Jun. 09, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

Olympic champion high jumper Maria Lasitskene, likely to be banned from defending her three straight world titles next month, lashed out at the leaders of the IOC and World Athletics, and expressed sympathy for her Ukrainian competitors in a heartfelt open letter distributed Thursday. ...

National horse racing safety rules being implemented July 1

Jun. 08, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

Lisa Lazarus walked around the backstretch at Belmont Park nine days before the final leg of horseracing’s Triple Crown selling as much as observing. The CEO of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority talked with trainers, riders and other horsemen about the sport's...