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The IAAF dismissed on Tuesday as "sensationalist and confusing" allegations of mass doping that have rocked the world of athletics in the build-up to this month's world championships in Beijing. In its first official reaction to the affair, world athletics' governing body said it "strongly rejected" allegations of hundreds of suspicious blood tests from athletes. "The published allegations were sensationalist and confusing," the International Association of Athletics Federations declared in their much-anticipated statement.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.