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    MILAN (AP) - Italian sport's anti-doping office has asked for bobsledder William Frullani to be banned for a year after failing a doping test at the Sochi Olympics.Frullani tested positive for the banned stimulant dimetylpentylamine on Feb. 18 and the Italian was kicked out of Sochi.

  • Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

    July 30, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) - Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 Olympics last year with a promise to deliver a compact games, with 28 of the proposed 33 competition venues within five miles (8 kilometers) of the village.