IAAF denies ignoring suspicious doping test results

The ruling body of world athletics has strongly rejected suggestions that it failed to follow up on suspicious blood test results involving thousands of athletes over more than a decade. The International Association of Athletics Federations said on Tuesday that ...

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Drone drug drop into Ohio prison yard sparks inmate fight

A drone dropped a package of drugs into a prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight, prison officials said. The package was dropped July 29 at the Mansfield Correctional Institution, about 105 kilometres southwest of Cleveland. It contained almost a ...

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Colombian helicopter crash kills 15 police officers

Fifteen police officers died today when the Black Hawk helicopter they were travelling in crashed in the volatile northwest part of Colombia, the country’s police agency said. The police said in a statement that two other uniformed personnel were in ...

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Montague water and sewer rates take big jump

Residents of a town in eastern P.E.I. will see significant increases in their water and sewer rates over the next two years. The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission has approved a 22 per cent increase in rates, starting last month. ...

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2 P.E.I. athletes competing at Parapan Am Games

Two P.E.I. athletes are preparing to head to the Parapan Am Games in Toronto, which starts Friday. Charlottetown’s Amy Burk, 25, will be competing on the women’s goalball team at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto.  Burk, who is visually ...

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All P.E.I. fixed-roof accommodations full last weekend

Lots of events plus great weather created ‘the perfect storm’ this past weekend, said P.E.I.’s tourism minister. (Government of P.E.I.) All licensed hotels, motels, cottages and BBs in P.E.I. were full this past weekend, according to the province. It’s the ...

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