MADRID (AP) — Spain's Sports Council has stripped runner Marta Dominguez of her status as a Spanish athlete after the Court of Arbitration for Sport banned her for three years for blood doping and removed her 2009 world steeplechase title.
Council president Miguel Cardenal Carro said in a statement published Monday in Spain's Official State Bulletin that the decision "to exclude" Dominguez from "high-level sports and athletics" was taken because of doping....
LONDON (AP) — Beth Tweddle, a former Olympic bronze medalist in gymnastics, is recovering in an Austrian hospital after undergoing neck surgery following a fall while training for a winter sports reality television show.
The three-time world gymnastics champion crashed into a barrier Saturday while preparing for "The Jump," a show on Britain's Channel 4 where celebrities and sports stars attempt acrobatic winter sports feats.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Linebacker Von Miller earned Super Bowl MVP honors Sunday night, forcing two fumbles and getting 2 1/2 sacks to help the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 for the championship.
Five years after being drafted No. 2 behind Cam Newton, Miller harassed Carolina's quarterback from start to finish.
Denver's first touchdown came when Miller ripped the football away from Newton, and the fumble was recovered in the end...