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Court upholds IAAF ban on Russian athletes from competing in Rio

The ban on Russian track and field athletes taking part in the Rio Olympics is set to stand after the Court of Arbitration for Sport threw out an appeal by 68 Russian athletes.

The ban on Russian track and field athletes taking part in the Rio Olympics is set to stand after the Court of Arbitration for Sport threw out an appeal by 68 Russian athletes.

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Russia opens criminal case against former anti-doping chief

Russian federal investigators announced on Saturday they had opened a criminal case against the country’s former anti-doping chief Grigory Rodchenkov on charges of “abuse of…

Russian federal investigators announced on Saturday they had opened a criminal case against the country’s former anti-doping chief Grigory Rodchenkov on charges of “abuse of…

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Putin slams Russian athletes Rio Olympics doping ban

Vladimir Putin has condemned the decision by the world athletics’ governing body to uphold a ban on Russia for systematic doping, thereby excluding its track and field competitors from this summer’s R

Vladimir Putin has condemned the decision by the world athletics’ governing body to uphold a ban on Russia for systematic doping, thereby excluding its track and field competitors from this summer’s R

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Jamaican sprinter Carter tests positive from 2008 Olympics

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has returned a positive doping result following a re-testing of his sample from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has returned a positive doping result following a re-testing of his sample from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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Fourteen Russian athletes test positive from 2008 Olympics

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Tuesday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had informed them that 14 of the country’s athletes have been suspected of doping at the 2008 Beijing…

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Tuesday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had informed them that 14 of the country’s athletes have been suspected of doping at the 2008 Beijing…

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Bolt builds up speed ahead of Rio

Usain Bolt’s famous signature gesture, arm extended shooting for the stars, is one his olympic rivals will be hoping they do not see this summer, but who can stop the double Olympic sprint champion Us

Usain Bolt’s famous signature gesture, arm extended shooting for the stars, is one his olympic rivals will be hoping they do not see this summer, but who can stop the double Olympic sprint champion Us

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Russia's Olympic fate to be decided in June

The International Athletics Federation is due to hear from its taskforce sent to investigate Russia's new anti-doping regime.

The International Athletics Federation is due to hear from its taskforce sent to investigate Russia's new anti-doping regime.