EMBU, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyan athletes banned for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and field, asked them each for a US $24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions.
Joy Sakari and Francisca Koki Manunga have told The Associated Press that CEO Isaac Mwangi asked for the payment in an Oct. 16 meeting. They said they could not raise the money. They were banned until 2019....
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Second-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia reached the World Tennis Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday with a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) second-round win against Gilles Muller of Luxembourg.
Neither player faced a break-point in the first set, but Muller saved five in the second.
Cilic had two match points at 6-4 in the tiebreak, but then saved a set point at 7-6 down as Muller fought back strongly.
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian biathlete Olga Abramova has been provisionally suspended after failing a drug test for a newly banned substance.
The Ukrainian Biathlon Federation says Abramova, who recorded two top-10 finishes at last year's world championships, tested positive for the metabolism booster meldonium while competing in the World Cup series.
She tested positive on Jan.10, nine days after the substance was officially added to the World Anti-...
MOUNT GILEAD, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State star running back Maurice Clarett has admitted driving under the influence.
He pleaded guilty under a deal with prosecutors and received a suspended 60-day jail sentence Monday.
Court records show all but three days were suspended. Clarett must serve two years of probation and undergo a driver intervention program. His driver's license was suspended for 180 days. Clarett's attorney didn't immediately return...