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  • BC-ATH--Doping-Schwazer,2nd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner faces a proposed lengthy ban in the doping case involving her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer. The Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping prosecutor recommended Friday that Kostner...

  • Doping ban requested for skater Carolina Kostner

    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner faces a proposed lengthy ban in the doping case involving her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer. The Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping prosecutor recommended Friday that Kostner...

  • BC-ATH--Doping-Schwazer,1st Ld

    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    ROME (AP) — The Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping prosecutor is seeking a ban of four years and three months for former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner. CONI accuses Kostner of aiding the doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex...

  • BC-ATH--Doping-Schwazer

    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    ROME (AP) — The Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping prosecutor has recommended bans for three of the four members of the country's squad that won the silver medal in the 4x100-meter relay at the 2010 European Athletics Championships. The CONI prosecutor requested a 27-month ban...

  • Colorado College student Nicolai Calabria will play for national amputee soccer team

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -By JOE PAISLEY - the gazette
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Colorado College student Nicolai Calabria is thankful this holiday weekend that his parents Carl and Jeanine never coddled him for being born without a right leg and hip. "Both of my parents instilled a toughness in me," the education/public speaking major said. "From a young age I...

  • US cities urged to keep price tags down for 2024

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    COLORADO SPRINGS — The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion. Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have all submitted spending plans under that mark for their bids to host the Olympics. Keeping the price tag down is a key goal of...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    The supervisor is Rachel Cohen, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from...

  • DC Olympic bid touts 'unity' over dysfunction

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you've created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation's capital. It's supposed to be a "U'' for unity. And, if you put two of them together and...

  • BC-BIA--Doping-Loginov

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian biathlete who competed at February's Winter Olympics in Sochi has been suspended after failing a doping test. The Russian Biathlon Union said Alexander Loginov had tested positive for an unspecified "banned substance" and had been withdrawn from the opening...

  • BC-ATH--IAAF-Coe,3rd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Two-time Olympic middle-distance champion Sebastian Coe is running for president of track and field's world governing body, calling for a shake-up of the sport to attract young people, create more head-to-head competitions between star athletes and restore public...

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