- MLB had 2 positive tests in past year for banned stimulants Updated: Dec-01-15 6:22 pm
NEW YORK - Two major leaguers had positive tests for banned stimulants and one for another banned substance, according to the annual report of the sport's drug program administrator.
- FIFA sponsors demand 'independent oversight' of reforms Updated: Dec-01-15 3:26 pm
LONDON - Five World Cup sponsors have written to FIFA's executive committee demanding "independent oversight" of the reform process in their latest intervention that highlights concerns about their links to soccer's scandal-battered governing body.
- Marin having trouble coming up with $1M cash bond Updated: Dec-01-15 12:53 pm
NEW YORK - Former Brazilian soccer federation president Jose Maria Marin is having trouble coming up with the $1 million he is to post as part of his bond on federal corruption changes.
- Germany deals IOC and Bach a message: No thanks, to Olympics Updated: Nov-30-15 1:34 pm
LONDON - Once again, German voters delivered a harsh and sobering message to the Olympic movement: No thanks.
- IAAF suspends 3 senior Kenyan track and field officials Updated: Nov-30-15 1:16 pm
LONDON - Three senior Kenyan track and field federation officials were suspended by the IAAF on Monday over accusations they subverted the east African nation's anti-doping system and siphoned money from Nike.
- Thomas Bach: Hamburg bid rejection is 'missed opportunity' Updated: Nov-30-15 12:21 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The rejection of Hamburg's bid for the 2024 Olympics marks a "missed opportunity" for the city and Germany, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.
- Head of Brazilian federation subject of senate investigation Updated: Nov-30-15 12:19 pm
SAO PAULO - The embattled president of the Brazilian soccer confederation is under investigation for marketing deals with a major carmaker.
- Bahamas looking to continue to tap American sports market Updated: Nov-28-15 11:39 am
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Like all big ideas, this one started small.
- 99-year-old Havelange released from Rio de Janeiro hospital Updated: Nov-28-15 10:04 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - Former FIFA president Joao Havelange was released Saturday from a Rio de Janeiro hospital where he was treated for 12 days for what doctors called "respiratory problems."
- F1 engine suppliers meet to discuss cost reductions Updated: Nov-28-15 5:16 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Formula One's engine manufacturers had their first meeting Saturday to discuss ways of reducing costs for teams and head off the threat of the sport introducing a cheaper independent engine.
- Police: Puig gets swollen eye during encounter with bouncer Updated: Nov-27-15 11:50 pm
MIAMI - Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig sustained a swollen eye and facial bruises during a fight with a bouncer.
- Mexican basketball suspended by FIBA; Olympics in jeopardy Updated: Nov-27-15 7:18 pm
MEXICO CITY - The Mexican basketball federation was suspended by world governing body FIBA on Friday because of the national government's interference in how the sport is run.
- 7 more Kenyan athletes banned for doping Updated: Nov-27-15 4:23 pm
Two-time cross-country world champion Emily Chebet was among seven Kenyan athletes banned for doping Friday, another indication that the country has a serious problem of cheating among its famed distance runners.
- Former FIFA president Joao Havelange hospitalized in Rio Updated: Nov-27-15 2:23 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Former FIFA president Joao Havelange is being treated in a Rio de Janeiro hospital for respiratory problems.
- IAAF clears Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program Updated: Nov-27-15 1:17 pm
LONDON - The IAAF cleared marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations on Friday and rejected claims that it failed to act on hundreds of suspicious blood tests, saying the accusations lacked "any scientific or legal basis."
- Column: Things we're NOT thankful for in the world of sports Updated: Nov-27-15 1:07 pm
Another Thanksgiving in the books.
- Spain to pay FIFA reduced fine in Barcelona transfer case Updated: Nov-27-15 12:53 pm
ZURICH - FIFA says sport's highest court has cut the fine Spain's soccer federation must pay for breaking transfer rules when Barcelona signed youth players from abroad.
- Russia vows to follows recommendations on doping Updated: Nov-27-15 11:11 am
MOSCOW - Russia said Friday it will follow any recommendations from the World Anti-Doping Agency to clean up its own troubled drug-testing body.
- Ukraine handed 1-game stadium ban for racism Updated: Nov-27-15 9:08 am
NYON, Switzerland - Ukraine was ordered to play a game behind closed doors as part of a UEFA punishment for racist behavior at last month's European Championship qualifier against Spain.
- IOC leaders to discuss Mexico dispute next month Updated: Nov-27-15 8:01 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - A dispute that could lead to Mexico's suspension from the Olympics will be discussed by IOC leaders next month.
- Asian soccer body urges support for FIFA candidate Salman Updated: Nov-27-15 6:29 am
GENEVA - FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman received an endorsement Friday from his executive committee colleagues at the Asian soccer confederation.
- Eaton, Dibaba are IAAF's world athletes of 2015 Updated: Nov-26-15 4:31 pm
MONACO - American decathlete Ashton Eaton and Ethiopian running sensation Genzebe Dibaba are the IAAF's world athletes of 2015.
- Sebastian Coe gives up role with Nike amid scrutiny Updated: Nov-26-15 3:51 pm
MONACO - Although new to his job, Sebastian Coe has already learned that some battles are simply not worth fighting when you're trying to lead a major sport out of crisis.
- Del Nero quits FIFA executive committee; Sarney takes over Updated: Nov-26-15 3:07 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Brazilian Football Confederation said its president Marco Polo del Nero stepped down Thursday from FIFA's executive committee and will be replaced by Fernando Sarney.
- Hamburg voters to decide on 2024 Olympic bid Updated: Nov-26-15 1:33 pm
HAMBURG, Germany - Leaders of Hamburg's bid for the 2024 Olympics hope that a soccer scandal, unsettled costs and fear of attacks won't dissuade voters from backing the German port city's candidacy on Sunday.