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Farah and Rose named in latest Fancy Bears leak

Olympic champions Mo Farah and Justin Rose were among athletes targeted on Monday in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the World Anti-Doping Agency says were shared by the Fancy B

Olympic champions Mo Farah and Justin Rose were among athletes targeted on Monday in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the World Anti-Doping Agency says were shared by the Fancy B

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Leaked medical files intensifies Therepeutic Use Exemptions debate

The debate on Therepeutic Use Exemptions in sport is reaching boiling point following the leaking of confidential medical files of scores of high-profile…

The debate on Therepeutic Use Exemptions in sport is reaching boiling point following the leaking of confidential medical files of scores of high-profile…

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Wiggins and Froome have medical records leaked

A group of hackers that accessed the World Anti Doping Agency’s database has released more confidential medical files of high-profile athletes.

A group of hackers that accessed the World Anti Doping Agency’s database has released more confidential medical files of high-profile athletes.

Sport

Russia denies involvement in WADA hack

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has firmly denied that his government had something to do with the recent hacking of the World Anti doping agency’s database that resulted in the confidential medi

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has firmly denied that his government had something to do with the recent hacking of the World Anti doping agency’s database that resulted in the confidential medi

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IOC disqualify six athletes from Beijing 2008

The International Olympic Committee continued its fight against doping by disqualifying six more athletes for having failed tests at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The International Olympic Committee continued its fight against doping by disqualifying six more athletes for having failed tests at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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Rio 2016: Russia Paralympics ban confirmed

Russia has lost its appeal against its ban from next month’s Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme.

Russia has lost its appeal against its ban from next month’s Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme.

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Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban

Russia won’t take part in next month’s Rio Paralympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a ban imposed over the state-sponsored doping…

Russia won’t take part in next month’s Rio Paralympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a ban imposed over the state-sponsored doping…

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Russia stripped of Beijing Olympic relay gold for doping

RIO DE JANEIRO – Russia was stripped of a relay gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Games on Tuesday after one its athletes failed a retrospective

RIO DE JANEIRO – Russia was stripped of a relay gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Games on Tuesday after one its athletes failed a retrospective

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Pole vaulter Isinbayeva arrives in Rio to compete in IOC commission election

Russia’s two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva arrived in Rio on Monday not to compete in the Games but to compete for a post on the 12-member International Olympic committee Athletes

Russia’s two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva arrived in Rio on Monday not to compete in the Games but to compete for a post on the 12-member International Olympic committee Athletes

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Russia's only athlete cleared to compete in Olympics

Long jumper Darya Klishina will compete at the Rio Olympics after her ban from the Games was struck down by sport's highest court on the eve of the event.

Long jumper Darya Klishina will compete at the Rio Olympics after her ban from the Games was struck down by sport's highest court on the eve of the event.

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Three athletes record first positive tests of Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – A Chinese swimmer, a Bulgarian steeplechaser, and now a Polish weightlifter have been suspended or excluded from the Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – A Chinese swimmer, a Bulgarian steeplechaser, and now a Polish weightlifter have been suspended or excluded from the Rio Olympics

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Amid boos and jeers, Russia athletes reject doping stigma

Russian athletes have been speaking out against the reaction following accusations of "state-sponsored doping" as they are booed and jeered at the Rio Olympics.

Russian athletes have been speaking out against the reaction following accusations of "state-sponsored doping" as they are booed and jeered at the Rio Olympics.

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Speak out against doping - Phelps

The Rio 2016 doping debacle is making waves that are causing a splash in the Olympic pool.

The Rio 2016 doping debacle is making waves that are causing a splash in the Olympic pool.

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Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva lose bid to appear at Rio Olympic Games

Russian Pole Vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva’s last gasp attempt to compete at the Rio Olympcis has failed after a Swiss Court rejected her appeal against her ban.

Russian Pole Vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva’s last gasp attempt to compete at the Rio Olympcis has failed after a Swiss Court rejected her appeal against her ban.

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Russian paralympic ban is 'grave human rights abuse'

The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.

The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.

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Russia banned from competing at 2016 Rio Paralympic Games

Russia will not compete at the 2016 Rio Paralympics this summer after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Sunday imposed a blanket ban on

Russia will not compete at the 2016 Rio Paralympics this summer after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Sunday imposed a blanket ban on

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271 Russian athletes cleared to take part in Rio Games

Russian Olympic Committee head Alexander Zhukov announced 271 Russian athletes will take part in the Rio Games amid the country’s unfolding doping scandal.

Russian Olympic Committee head Alexander Zhukov announced 271 Russian athletes will take part in the Rio Games amid the country’s unfolding doping scandal.

Business

The Olympic fallout over a doping scandal

As the Olympic Games starts in Brazil, Business Line examines the turmoil and the cost of the Russian doping scandal.

As the Olympic Games starts in Brazil, Business Line examines the turmoil and the cost of the Russian doping scandal.

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Bach defends IOC decision on Russia at 129th Session

The 129th Session of the International Olympic Committee got underway this week with an Opening Ceremony at the Cidade das Artes in Rio de Janeiro.

The 129th Session of the International Olympic Committee got underway this week with an Opening Ceremony at the Cidade das Artes in Rio de Janeiro.

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IOC chief defends handling of Russian doping crisis

President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, has defended his organisation’s treatment of the Russian doping crisis ahead of the Rio Games.

President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, has defended his organisation’s treatment of the Russian doping crisis ahead of the Rio Games.

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Rio Olympics: IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes

With just days to go until the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) now says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can…

With just days to go until the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) now says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can…

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Eleven weightlifters, including six medalists, retest positive from London 2012

The International Weightlifting Federation has announced that 11 weightlifters, including six medalists, have tested positive in retests on samples taken at the 2012 London Olympics.

The International Weightlifting Federation has announced that 11 weightlifters, including six medalists, have tested positive in retests on samples taken at the 2012 London Olympics.

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Russia welcomes IOC decision against blanket ban on Rio athletes

The Kremlin says it welcomes the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ruling against a blanket ban on Russian athletes at the next month’s Olympics.

The Kremlin says it welcomes the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ruling against a blanket ban on Russian athletes at the next month’s Olympics.

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Dark clouds gather over Rio ahead of Olympics

With less than two weeks to go before the start of the Rio Olympics, there are a number of dark clouds gathered over the event that are showing little sign of…

With less than two weeks to go before the start of the Rio Olympics, there are a number of dark clouds gathered over the event that are showing little sign of…