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Spieth to approach Rio Games as 'fifth major'

Jordan Spieth expressed enthusiasm about playing for a gold medal at next year's Rio Olympics. Adam Scott, on the other hand, said he'll only play if it fits in his schedule.

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Phelps, Ledecky get top honors at Golden Goggles

Michael Phelps beat Ryan Lochte and open water swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky for male athlete of the year honors Saturday at the Golden Goggles, while Katie Ledecky won female athlete honors.

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IOC president proposes overhaul of WADA

IOC president Thomas Bach proposed an overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency's operations Friday, including the creation of independent testing and professional intelligence-gathering units.

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Russia likely to miss world indoors under ban

Russia likely will miss the world indoor track and field championships under its provisional suspension, as an update on the country's anti-doping reforms isn't due until late March.

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Armstrong's ex-physician indicted in biathlon case

Michele Ferrari, Lance Armstrong's former doctor who has received doping bans in Italy and the U.S., has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly providing doping assistance to a biathlete.

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Plan for Olympic village in L.A. on shaky ground

Less than three months after L.A. was selected as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games, plans to build a sprawling community for 17,000 athletes near downtown are on shaky ground.

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Scott criticizes Olympic format: Lacks creativity

Adam Scott criticized Olympic organizers for sticking to "a little, 72-hole, stroke-play event" and suggested a team or mixed team event would have been a better format.

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IAAF member implicated in corruption allegations

The IAAF is looking into council member David Okeyo over allegations that he was among a group of three officials to take nearly $700,000 from Kenya's national federation.

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IAAF hands down ban to Russian track program (1:56)
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Pistorius reports for start of community service

Oscar Pistorius reported for community service, the first public sighting of the double-amputee athlete since he was released from jail in secret last month and moved to house arrest.

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Australia book place for Rio 2016

Australia have qualified to contest the inaugural men's rugby sevens gold medal at next year's Olympic Games.