Racket sponsor backs Sharapova despite failed drug test

VIENNA (AP) — Maria Sharapova's racket supplier became the first main sponsor to publicly back the five-time Grand Slam champion after she admitted to failing a doping test.

  • Written by ERIC WILLEMSEN, Associated Press

AP Exclusive: IOC retests Beijing drug samples ahead of Rio

LONDON (AP) — Armed with enhanced techniques, the IOC is retesting hundreds of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics to weed out drug cheats before they can compete in this year's Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer