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Taekwondo Olympian from Jamaica tests positive

In this Oct. 18, 2011 file photo, Jamaica's Kenneth Edwards fights Canada's Francois Coulombe during a quarterfinal men's taekwondo +80 kg match at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Edwards said on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 he has tested positive for a banned substance and will challenge the findings. His announcement comes as the world's anti-doping authority launches a sweeping audit of Jamaica's drug-testing agency amid allegations of inconsistent testing. AP

A Jamaican who competed in taekwondo at the London Olympics said Tuesday he has tested positive for a banned substance.

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Athletics: Medal-hunter Bolt still in legendary quest

Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning gold in the Men's 100-meter final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. AP

No sooner did Usain Bolt happily pocket the 100m world gold than his focus was promptly switched to snagging two more golds in his never-dying quest to become a “real legend” of modern day track and field.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

It’s South Korea vs Philippines in Fiba Asia semis

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A familiar opponent stands in the way of Philippines’ title bid in the 27th Fiba Asia men’s championships. South Korea handily put away Qatar, 79-52, Friday night at the Mall of Asia Arena, to arrange a rendezvous with the Filipinos in the semis on Saturday.

Posted: August 10th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Athletics: Farah and Bolt to blow away doping blues

Workers make final preparations on the eve of the World Athletics Championships start at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. AP

MOSCOW – The first day of the World Athletics Championships on Saturday could not have been better organized, with two of the biggest stars lined up for action after a doping-tainted run-up to competition. Britain’s Mo Farah is odds-on favorite to claim gold in the men’s 10,000m while Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt faces his [...]

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Murray relaxed, unburdened ahead of new season

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Andy Murray of Britain talks to the media at a press conference during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. AP/Tertius Pickard

People have been treating Andy Murray differently since he won his first major and ended that long, long drought for British men at tennis’ Grand Slam events.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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