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Phelps pleads guilty to drunken driving

US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge almost three months after he was arrested in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Phelps set for court appearance

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps appears in court in his home state of Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

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Coach handed eight-year doping ban

Jon Drummond, former coach of Tyson Gay, was handed an eight year ban after arbitrators concluded he convinced Gay to used a banned substance.

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Phelps pleads guilty to drunken driving
December 20 2014 at 10:41

US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge almost three months after he was arrested in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Phelps set for court appearance
December 19 2014 at 10:15

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps appears in court in his home state of Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

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Coach handed eight-year doping ban
December 18 2014 at 13:03

Jon Drummond, former coach of Tyson Gay, was handed an eight year ban after arbitrators concluded he convinced Gay to used a banned substance.

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Bolt against athletics programme change
December 18 2014 at 10:43

Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt said reports suggesting the 200 metres is among five athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is "ridiculous".

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US to bid for 2024 Olympics
December 17 2014 at 10:01

The United States announced it would bid to host the 2024 Summer Games but will wait until January to name their candidate city.

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Wada sets up Russia doping inquiry
December 17 2014 at 09:58

The World Anti-Doping Agency set up an independent investigation for to look into the “serious” allegations of widespread doping in Russian athletics.

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Wada to probe doping claims
December 16 2014 at 17:48

The World Anti-Doping Agency has set up an independent commission to investigate allegations of widespread doping among Russian athletes.

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Two Kenyans fail drugs tests
December 15 2014 at 20:27

Kenyan long-distance runners Viola Chelangat Kimetto and Joyce Jemutai Kiplimo have failed drugs tests and will be banned for two years.

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Italian PM announces Rome 2024 Olympic bid
December 15 2014 at 15:01

Italy announced that Rome will be a candidate to host the 2024 Olympics.

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Chad laps up his success
December 14 2014 at 12:57

South Africa’s swim superstar Chad Le Clos has certainly made a splash this year.

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Chad home with a pile of gold
December 11 2014 at 14:16

Chad le Clos may have just been crowned the world’s best swimmer, but he has no time to bask in the glory as he goes back to training.

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IAAF responds to latest doping claims
December 10 2014 at 10:57

The world governing body of athletics has issued another lengthy statement in response to more claims of widespread doping and cover-ups.

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Chad wants to inspire youngsters
December 10 2014 at 09:46

Swimming sensation Chad le Clos says he is proud and honoured to have become the best swimmer in the world.

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Africa Olympic bid will get support
December 9 2014 at 13:47

An African bid to stage the Olympic Games for the first time will get widespread sympathy in the IOC, Olympic chief says.

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More than one city can host Olympics
December 8 2014 at 21:18

The International Olympic Committee voted to allow host cities to move events to other towns, or countries.

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IOC makes bidding cheaper, easier
December 8 2014 at 12:44

International Olympic Committee members took bold steps to revamp their movement at a meeting in Monaco.

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Bubka ‘shocked’ at doping claims
December 8 2014 at 09:49

Sergey Bubka, one of the all-time greats of athletics, said he was “deeply shocked” by claims of systematic doping in Russian sports.

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Le Clos wins fourth gold in Doha
December 8 2014 at 06:40

Chad Le Clos has become the first male to win all three butterfly distances in a single short-course championships.

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Hackett to make comeback at 34
December 7 2014 at 16:03

Swim great Grant Hackett has confirmed his comeback after six years, Australian media reported.

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Team Brunel holds race lead
December 7 2014 at 16:23

Team Brunel held the lead on Sunday in the Volvo Ocean Race as the fleets sped towards the end of the 2nd leg.

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