Doping

Ireland's Sam Bennett. center in white, crosses the finish line ahead of second place Australia's Caleb Ewan, right, and third place Slovakia's Peter Sagan, center left in green, to win stage 10 of the Tour de France cycling race over 168.5 kilometers (104.7 miles) from Ile d'Oleron to Ile de Re, France, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. (Sebastien Nogier/Pool via AP)
September 08, 2020 - 11:37 am
ILE DE RE, France (AP) — Tour de France riders passed coronavirus tests to confirm their good health only to endure numerous crashes along the Atlantic coastline when the race resumed on Tuesday. Sprinter Sam Bennett prevailed ahead of Caleb Ewan to post his first Tour stage win, while Primoz...
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) does neck stretch the NFL football team's training camp Monday Aug. 24, 2020, in Eagan, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 02, 2020 - 8:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kirk Cousins said he's sensitive to concerns about COVID-19 and believes in the importance of wearing a mask to help protect others, as the Minnesota Vikings quarterback tried to clarify comments on a newly released podcast that came across as dismissive of the coronavirus. In a...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2019, file photo, jockey Flavien Prat, aboard Country House, center, looks on as jockey Luis Saez, right, aboard Maximum Security, crosses the finish line during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Maximum Security crossed the finish line first in the 2019 Kentucky Derby. What happened next set horse racing off on a year-long odyssey of chaos. From a historic DQ to doping, lawsuits to a global pandemic, and then a Triple Crown turned upside down. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
September 02, 2020 - 4:48 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security crossed the finish line first in the 2019 Kentucky Derby. What happened next set horse racing off on a yearlong odyssey of chaos: from a historic DQ to doping, from lawsuits to a pandemic, and now a Triple Crown turned upside down. Amidst the uncertainty, Tiz...
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A member of the USTA crew watches a match during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 31, 2020 - 11:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For all of the obvious concessions to the coronavirus at the no-fans-allowed U.S. Open — near-empty arenas; silence pierced by the occasional clap, sneaker squeak or roaring jet; a lack of line judges — the aftereffects of one player's positive test caused the biggest stir on Day 1...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 file photo, France's Benoit Paire makes a backhand return to Croatia's Marin Cilic during their second round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Paire has tested positive for the coronavirus and was removed from the U.S. Open field, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
August 30, 2020 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — French tennis player Benoit Paire tested positive for the coronavirus and was removed from the U.S. Open field, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday. Paire is the first player to test positive ahead of the Grand Slam tournament, which begins...
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A woman wearing a mask to protect against the coronavirus walks through the Place Massena in Nice, southern France, Friday, Aug 28, 2020. The Tour de France sets off Saturday Aug. 29, shrouded in uncertainty in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and mounting infections in France. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
August 29, 2020 - 8:56 am
NICE, France (AP) — French authorities have made it harder for Tour de France teams to reach the finish line in Paris by deciding they will be expelled from the race if two or more of their members, including staff, test positive for COVID-19 within a week. Following guidelines issued by the health...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018 file photo, the NFL logo is displayed on the field at the Bank of American Stadium before an NFL football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. The NFL revealed Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, that several positive COVID-19 tests were found a day earlier by one of its testing partners, and the Chicago Bears said they had nine false positives. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)
August 23, 2020 - 9:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL had 77 positive COVID-19 tests from 11 teams re-examined by a New Jersey lab after false positives, and all those tests came back negative. The league asked the New Jersey lab BioReference to investigate the results, and those 77 tests are being re-tested once more to make...
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New York Mets players walks to the dugout before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Miami. Major League Baseball says the Mets have received two positive tests for COVID-19 in their organization, prompting the postponement of two games. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 21, 2020 - 3:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball postponed this weekend's Subway Series to allow time for more testing and contact tracing after two members of the New York Mets tested positive for the coronavirus. The Mets had their game Thursday night at Miami as well as Friday's opener against the Yankees...
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New York Mets players sit on the field before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Miami. Major League Baseball says the Mets have received two positive tests for COVID-19 in their organization, prompting the postponement of two games. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 20, 2020 - 5:26 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The New York Mets received two positive tests for COVID-19 in their organization Thursday, Major League Baseball said, prompting the postponement of two games. The finale of the Mets' four-game series at Miami was called off an hour before it was scheduled to start Thursday night...
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A ball catcher wearing plastic gloves amid the new coronavirus pandemic, disinfects the ball during a local championship soccer match between Nacional and Penarol in Montevideo, Uruguay, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
August 20, 2020 - 2:43 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Notre Dame announced five football players have tested positive in two rounds of coronavirus testing this week. The athletic department said the football program decided to test twice this week in light of the...
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