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After hip replacement, Mancuso encourages Vonn and Murray, 2019 January 19

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) - Julia Mancuso knows what Lindsey Vonn is going through. She understands Andy Murray's pain, too.

It was exactly a year ago that Mancuso, a four-time Olympic medalist, succumbed to a persistent hip problem and retired just weeks before the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Now, it's Vonn ...

Lawyer: IOC loses Swiss supreme court appeal in Russian case, 2019 January 19

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - A lawyer for Russian cross-country skier Alexander Legkov says Switzerland's federal court has dismissed the IOC's appeal against Russian athletes being cleared of doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Lawyer Christof Wieschemann says in a statement "Alexander Legkov can rightly claim: 'My medals are clean!' Congratulations."

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Russian doping agency says reforms at risk if new suspension, 2019 January 19

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian anti-doping agency claimed Saturday that reforms in Russian sport are at risk if it is suspended again by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

WADA reinstated the Russian agency, known as RUSADA, in September on condition that Russian authorities turned over key doping data from the Moscow ...

Olympic medalist snowboarder from Canada has lymphoma, 2019 January 17

MONTREAL (AP) - Olympic medalist snowboarder Max Parrot of Canada has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.

Canada Snowboard said Thursday the cancer was diagnosed Dec. 21 after a biopsy 10 days earlier. The 24-year-old from Quebec will miss the rest of the 2018-19 season.

Parrot won a slopestyle silver medal ...

WADA: Lab data retrieved and being moved out of Moscow, 2019 January 17

MOSCOW (AP) - Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency have finished retrieving data from the Moscow lab that could lead to sanctions against Russian athletes implicated in the country's wide-ranging doping conspiracy.

WADA announced Thursday that the data has been transferred out of Russia for analysis by agency experts. WADA ...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others, 2019 January 17

Michigan State University's governing body on Thursday accepted interim president John Engler's resignation , but said it would be effective immediately rather than next week. It's the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

Engler took over at the school on a temporary ...

Georgian wrestler stripped of 2012 Olympic silver for doping, 2019 January 17

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - A freestyle wrestler from Georgia has been stripped of his 2012 London Olympics silver medal after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.

Oral turinabol was found in Davit Modzmanashvili's sample in a reanalysis program using new testing methods, the IOC said on Thursday.

Modzmanashvili was disqualified ...

Former hockey Olympian Lyndsey Fry giving back in Arizona, 2019 January 17

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Lyndsey Fry could have continued playing hockey. She had a stellar collegiate career, a degree, an Olympic silver medal placed around her neck, so playing professionally was a logical next step.

The grueling rehab from hip surgery it would take to get back to an elite ...