Bach: Russia faces range of sanctions if state doping proven

LONDON (AP) — The latest allegations of state-sponsored doping in Russia could lead to suspension of entire national federations, heavy fines and lifetime Olympic bans, IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

3x Olympic champion Walsh clears qualifying milestone

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Three-time Olympic beach volleyball champion Kerri Walsh Jennings and her partner, reigning silver medalist April Ross, have cleared their last major obstacle before qualifying for the 2016 Summer Games.

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Bach: Federations could be banned if Sochi allegations true

LONDON (AP) — Just as Russia's track and field federation was suspended by the IAAF, some of the country's winter sports bodies could be banned if allegations of state-supported doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics are proven, IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer