IOC disqualifies 2-time Sochi Olympic bobsled champion

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has disqualified two-time Sochi Olympic bobsled champion Alexander Zubkov and three other Russians for their part in a state-backed doping program.

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Oscar Pistorius' sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence was more than doubled to 13 years and five months on Friday, a surprisingly dramatic intervention by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal in the Olympic athlete's fate after the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Written by By GERALD IMRAY , Associated Press