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Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added, 2022 September 23
Marijuana use will remain banned at sports events after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday resisted calls to change its status on the list of prohibited substances.
Live updates: Japan emperor, empress head to UK for funeral, 2022 September 16
TOKYO - Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako left for Britain on Saturday to attend Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral to pay respects to her and the British royal family who considered as a model for Japan’s monarchy in modern history.
European medalist runner tests positive for meldonium, 2022 September 12
European Championship steeplechase silver medalist Ahmed Abdelwahed has been suspended after testing positive for meldonium, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Monday.
Tokyo Olympics sponsorship scandal widens with more arrests, 2022 September 6
Bribery allegations against a former Tokyo Olympics organizing committee member widened Tuesday as Japanese prosecutors "re-arrested" Haruyuki Takahashi in a case involving suspected payments from a publisher which became a sponsor for the Games.
Knight sets points record in U.S. win at women's hockey worlds, 2022 September 1
United States forward Hilary Knight broke the record for career points at the women's hockey world championship with a goal and an assist Thursday as the Americans overpowered Hungary 12-1 in the quarterfinals.
Afghan Olympians resettle in Australia to start afresh, 2022 August 17
Olympic sprinter Kimia Yousofi has arrived in Australia to start afresh just over a year after carrying the Afghan flag into the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games, competing in the 100-meters, and then having to watch from afar as the Taliban regained control of her country.
Slide over, bobsleds. Curling is coming to tropical Jamaica, 2022 August 3
Slide over, Jamaican bobsledders. A group of expats from the ice-free island are hoping to bring a whole new winter sport to their tropical homeland: curling.
U.S. women's team has new vibe, work to do before World Cup, 2022 July 27
The defending World Cup champions have a new look with young talent. The players say something more is going on as well: there's been a shift in the team's vibe.
Track leaders look to reboot U.S. fans' interest ahead of LA Games, 2022 July 26
When it comes to spectating, not competing, track is a niche sport in the United States. Track and field's leaders would like that to change over the next six years. It's critical, they say, to bring the cornerstone sport of the Summer Games back to its former glory in the U.S. before Los Angeles hosts in 2028.
Pogacar sprints to Tour de France stage win but still trails Vingegaard for overall lead, 2022 July 21
Tadej Pogacar claimed a third stage win as he sprinted away from Jonas Vingegaard in the punishing last climb of a grueling trek in the Pyrenees on Wednesday but failed to take significant time out of the Tour de France leader.