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ESPN
Shot putter Nelson, 40, to try for 4th Olympicschampionship in 2005. He qualified for the 2008 Olympics but finished outside t
Shot putter Nelson, 40, to try for 4th Olympics
ESPN / Posted 2 hours ago
championship in 2005. He qualified for the 2008 Olympics but finished outside the top 10 and was injured in the run-up to London 2012. An outspoken advocate for clean sport and athletes' rights, Nelson has coached, run a gym and worked in sports... Read more
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ESPN
IOC: 23 positive tests from '12; Source: None U.S.A source told ESPN.com there are no U.S. athletes with positive doping test res
IOC: 23 positive tests from '12; Source: None U.S.
ESPN / Posted 2 hours ago
A source told ESPN.com there are no U.S. athletes with positive doping test results in either Beijing 2008 or London 2012 retests thus far. "The reanalysis program is ongoing, with the possibility of more results in the coming weeks,"... Read more
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EuroNews
Japanese masterclass on the Guadalajara tatamiof the Judo world. In the women’s under 48kg class former World Champion Ami K
Japanese masterclass on the Guadalajara tatami
EuroNews / Posted 2 hours ago
of the Judo world. In the women’s under 48kg class former World Champion Ami Kondo took on the Olympic champion from London 2012 Brazil’s Sarah Menezes. 初戦はへなちょこな試合したからしっかり反省しないとね。 応援ありがとうございました! pic.twitter.com/RzdGMDHg0s— kondo ami... Read more
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International Business Times
Eight Russians found to have failed Olympics doping tests I was always sure what supplements and medicines I was using." The IOC is also
Eight Russians found to have failed Olympics doping tests
International Business Times / Posted 3 hours ago
I was always sure what supplements and medicines I was using." The IOC is also currently testing 250 samples from London 2012. A World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report indicated there was "systematic" doping in Russia and the country was... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012 « Shropshire Starrevealed 31 failed drug tests, 14 from Russian competitors. The news that over
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012 « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 hours ago
revealed 31 failed drug tests, 14 from Russian competitors. The news that over a third of the positive re-tests from London 2012 belonged to Russians, on top of almost half of those from Beijing, will only increase the pressure on the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 hours ago
Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has announced. The ROC said in a short statement on Saturday that the athletes came from three different sports, but... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has announced. The ROC said in a short statement on Saturday that the athletes came from three different sports, but... Read more
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Gazette
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012
Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has announced. The ROC said in a short statement on Saturday that the athletes came from three different sports, but... Read more
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guardian-series
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012
guardian-series / Posted 4 hours ago
Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has announced. The ROC said in a short statement on Saturday that the athletes came from three different sports, but... Read more
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Harrow Times
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012
Harrow Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has announced. The ROC said in a short statement on Saturday that the athletes came from three different sports, but... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 hours ago
Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has announced. The ROC said in a short statement on Saturday that the athletes came from three different sports, but... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the
Eight Russian athletes fail drug tests in re-testing of samples from London 2012
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 hours ago
Eight Russian athletes failed drug tests in the re-testing of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee has announced. The ROC said in a short statement on Saturday that the athletes came from three different sports, but... Read more
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SportsFan
Russian Olympics athletes test positivefor banned substances. And on Friday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC
Russian Olympics athletes test positive
SportsFan / Posted 4 hours ago
for banned substances. And on Friday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said 23 athletes from five sports at London 2012 had tested positive for doping during re-checks. Russia is under investigation following a report by the World... Read more
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CBC.ca
8 Russians at London Olympics tested positive for doping: Russian Olympic Committeefor banned substances. And on Friday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
8 Russians at London Olympics tested positive for doping: Russian Olympic Committee
CBC.ca / Posted 5 hours ago
for banned substances. And on Friday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said 23 athletes from five sports at London 2012 had tested positive for doping during re-checks. Russia is under investigation following a report by the World... Read more
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Reuters
Russia says eight Russians at 2012 Olympics tested positive for dopingRussian athletes participate in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralym
Russia says eight Russians at 2012 Olympics tested positive for doping
Reuters / Posted 5 hours ago
Russian athletes participate in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games in the Olympic Stadium August 29, 2012. MOSCOW The Russian Olympic Committee said on Saturday that re-tests of A samples from eight Russian sports people at the... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Russia says eight Russians at 2012 Olympics tested positive for dopingRussian athletes participate in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralym
Russia says eight Russians at 2012 Olympics tested positive for doping
Reuters Sports News / Posted 5 hours ago
Russian athletes participate in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games in the Olympic Stadium August 29, 2012. MOSCOW The Russian Olympic Committee said on Saturday that re-tests of A samples from eight Russian sports people at the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Victoria’s top Paralympians ready for Riochief executive Marie Harrison said anticipation was building. “Our Paralympia
Victoria’s top Paralympians ready for Rio
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
chief executive Marie Harrison said anticipation was building. “Our Paralympians did the VIS and Australia proud at the London 2012 Games,” Ms Harrison said. “We had some extraordinary results with 66 per cent of VIS athletes contributing to... Read more
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Pendle Today
Pendle pupils show their sporting prowessyoungsters are expected to take part in the event at Stanley Park, in Blackpool
Pendle pupils show their sporting prowess
Pendle Today / Posted 6 hours ago
youngsters are expected to take part in the event at Stanley Park, in Blackpool, on July 5, a result of the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games. Have you got something to share on the story? Were you there? What do you think? -... Read more
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Herald Sun
Victoria’s top Paralympians ready for Riochief executive Marie Harrison said anticipation was building. “Our Paralympia
Victoria’s top Paralympians ready for Rio
Herald Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
chief executive Marie Harrison said anticipation was building. “Our Paralympians did the VIS and Australia proud at the London 2012 Games,” Ms Harrison said. “We had some extraordinary results with 66 per cent of VIS athletes contributing to... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Carl Hester joins BHS elite as honorary fellowDressage star Carl Hester has been awarded one of the highest honours in the eq
Carl Hester joins BHS elite as honorary fellow
Horse and Hound / Posted 7 hours ago
Dressage star Carl Hester has been awarded one of the highest honours in the equestrian world. The London 2012 Olympic gold medallist has been presented with the British Horse Society’s (BHS) Honorary Fellowship. Only seven people hold the title,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Has the AIS lost its winning edge?but poorly implemented and time wasted”. There is a feeling the AWE was a deci
Has the AIS lost its winning edge?
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
but poorly implemented and time wasted”. There is a feeling the AWE was a decision made in “haste that was reactive from London 2012 results”. Australia finished 10th on the medal tally (seven golds) after three consecutive top six... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Has the AIS lost its winning edge?but poorly implemented and time wasted”. There is a feeling the AWE was a deci
Has the AIS lost its winning edge?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
but poorly implemented and time wasted”. There is a feeling the AWE was a decision made in “haste that was reactive from London 2012 results”. Australia finished 10th on the medal tally (seven golds) after three consecutive top six... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wanjiru, Kigen Seek Rare Repeat Wins At Edinburgh MarathonMarathon, although Ukraine's 37-year-old Oleksandr Sitkovskyy, currently prepar
Wanjiru, Kigen Seek Rare Repeat Wins At Edinburgh Marathon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Marathon, although Ukraine's 37-year-old Oleksandr Sitkovskyy, currently preparing to better his 12th place at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Rio this coming August, will also be a strong contender after lowering his personal best to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
What do Olympic athletes eat? 5 Team GB Olympic stars spill the beansas Nicola Adams, Britain's first ever female boxing gold medallist; Sam Murray,
What do Olympic athletes eat? 5 Team GB Olympic stars spill the beans
Manchester Evening News / Posted 21 hours ago
as Nicola Adams, Britain's first ever female boxing gold medallist; Sam Murray, who won silver in the Modern Pentathlon at London 2012; BMX world champion Liam Phillips; world champion diver Jack Laugher and gymnast Dan Purvis, part of Britain's... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
What do Team GB's Olympians eat to be so healthy? 5 stars lift the lid on their diet secretsas Nicola Adams, Britain's first ever female boxing gold medallist; Sam Murray,
What do Team GB's Olympians eat to be so healthy? 5 stars lift the lid on their diet secrets
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 hours ago
as Nicola Adams, Britain's first ever female boxing gold medallist; Sam Murray, who won silver in the Modern Pentathlon at London 2012; BMX world champion Liam Phillips; world champion diver Jack Laugher and gymnast Dan Purvis, part of Britain's... Read more
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guardian-series
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympicson Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests wer
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympics
guardian-series / Posted 22 hours ago
on Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. Press Association Sport understands no British athletes are involved in the failed tests following the... Read more
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Harrow Times
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympicson Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests wer
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympics
Harrow Times / Posted 22 hours ago
on Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. Press Association Sport understands no British athletes are involved in the failed tests following the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nadal stuns French Open, pulling out with wrist injuryto win this tournament, now is a tough moment, but is not the end," said Nadal,
Nadal stuns French Open, pulling out with wrist injury
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 hours ago
to win this tournament, now is a tough moment, but is not the end," said Nadal, who pulled out of Wimbledon in 2009 and the London 2012 Olympics with well-chronicled knee injuries. "Life goes on. The world isn't going to stop." Tournament director... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympicson Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests wer
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympics
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 22 hours ago
on Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. Press Association Sport understands no British athletes are involved in the failed tests following the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympicson Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests wer
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympics
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 22 hours ago
on Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. Press Association Sport understands no British athletes are involved in the failed tests following the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
23 possible Rio Olympians fail London drug testsThe participation of 23 athletes in the Rio Olympics could be under threat, aft
23 possible Rio Olympians fail London drug tests
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 22 hours ago
The participation of 23 athletes in the Rio Olympics could be under threat, after doping samples gathered from London 2012 tested positive for banned substances. A statement released by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) didn't reveal the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympicson Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests wer
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympics
Kingston Guardian / Posted 22 hours ago
on Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. Press Association Sport understands no British athletes are involved in the failed tests following the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympicson Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests wer
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympics
Oxford Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
on Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. Press Association Sport understands no British athletes are involved in the failed tests following the... Read more
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Gazette
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympicson Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests wer
Steve Backley believes Russia should be allowed to compete at Rio Olympics
Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
on Friday the International Olympic Committee announced that positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. Press Association Sport understands no British athletes are involved in the failed tests following the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Nadal forced to pull outto win this tournament, now is a tough moment, but is not the end," said Nadal,
Nadal forced to pull out
Otago Daily Times / Posted 23 hours ago
to win this tournament, now is a tough moment, but is not the end," said Nadal, who pulled out of Wimbledon in 2009 and the London 2012 Olympics with well-chronicled knee injuries. "Life goes on. The world isn't going to stop," he... Read more
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The Star
Roland Garros reeling as injured Nadal pulls outto win this tournament, now is a tough moment, but is not the end," said Nadal,
Roland Garros reeling as injured Nadal pulls out
The Star / Posted 23 hours ago
to win this tournament, now is a tough moment, but is not the end," said Nadal, who pulled out of Wimbledon in 2009 and the London 2012 Olympics with well-chronicled knee injuries. "Life goes on. The world isn't going to stop," he... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Uthopia sold at public auction to unknown buyerCarl Hester‘s London 2012 ride Uthopia has been sold for £165,000 at public auc
Uthopia sold at public auction to unknown buyer
Horse and Hound / Posted yesterday
Carl Hester‘s London 2012 ride Uthopia has been sold for £165,000 at public auction. The 15-year-old stallion by Metall was lot 80 in Wilsons Auctions’ unreserved prestige auction at the company’s HQ in Mallusk, Northern Ireland. Uthopia was sold by... Read more
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Eye Witness News
23 athletes from London 2012 positive in doping retests The results involved athletes from six different national teams four years ag
23 athletes from London 2012 positive in doping retests
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The results involved athletes from six different national teams four years ago. FILE: The IOC, which stores samples for a decade in order to re-test using newer methods or to look for new... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chiefThomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests wer
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. The reanalysis of 265 selected doping samples follows work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and... Read more
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Harrow Times
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chiefThomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests wer
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. The reanalysis of 265 selected doping samples follows work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and... Read more
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Gazette
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chiefThomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests wer
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. The reanalysis of 265 selected doping samples follows work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Clubs chase prizes at Great Newham London RunNewham London Run 10km give runners the chance to have their own golden moment
Clubs chase prizes at Great Newham London Run
Newham Recorder / Posted yesterday
Newham London Run 10km give runners the chance to have their own golden moment by crossing the same finish line as their London 2012 legends and the team with the fastest overall time wins £500 for their club, 15 entries to next year’s run and... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chiefThomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests wer
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. The reanalysis of 265 selected doping samples follows work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Clubs chase prizes at Great Newham London RunNewham London Run 10km give runners the chance to have their own golden moment
Clubs chase prizes at Great Newham London Run
Romford Recorder / Posted yesterday
Newham London Run 10km give runners the chance to have their own golden moment by crossing the same finish line as their London 2012 legends and the team with the fastest overall time wins £500 for their club, 15 entries to next year’s run and... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Clubs chase prizes at Great Newham London RunNewham London Run 10km give runners the chance to have their own golden moment
Clubs chase prizes at Great Newham London Run
Ilford Recorder / Posted yesterday
Newham London Run 10km give runners the chance to have their own golden moment by crossing the same finish line as their London 2012 legends and the team with the fastest overall time wins £500 for their club, 15 entries to next year’s run and... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chiefThomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests wer
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. The reanalysis of 265 selected doping samples follows work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and... Read more
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walesonline
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chiefThomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests wer
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. The reanalysis of 265 selected doping samples follows work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chiefThomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests wer
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. The reanalysis of 265 selected doping samples follows work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and... Read more
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birminghammail
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chiefThomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests wer
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. The reanalysis of 265 selected doping samples follows work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chiefThomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests wer
Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012. The reanalysis of 265 selected doping samples follows work with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and... Read more
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