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WA Today
Rampaging Roy Slaven talks KGB, Nick Kyrios and Australia's Rio Olympic medal chancestake my hat off to them," he says. "It was decided at very high government leve
Rampaging Roy Slaven talks KGB, Nick Kyrios and Australia's Rio Olympic medal chances
WA Today / Posted 32 minutes ago
take my hat off to them," he says. "It was decided at very high government levels that Russia was going to do very well at Sochi. "Okay, there had to be holes drilled in the wall and the KGB involved and all sorts of arms of government but, give... Read more
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The Age
Rampaging Roy Slaven talks KGB, Nick Kyrios and Australia's Rio Olympic medal chancestake my hat off to them," he says. "It was decided at very high government leve
Rampaging Roy Slaven talks KGB, Nick Kyrios and Australia's Rio Olympic medal chances
The Age / Posted 47 minutes ago
take my hat off to them," he says. "It was decided at very high government levels that Russia was going to do very well at Sochi. "Okay, there had to be holes drilled in the wall and the KGB involved and all sorts of arms of government but, give... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rampaging Roy Slaven talks KGB, Nick Kyrios and Australia's Rio Olympic medal chancestake my hat off to them," he says. "It was decided at very high government leve
Rampaging Roy Slaven talks KGB, Nick Kyrios and Australia's Rio Olympic medal chances
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 49 minutes ago
take my hat off to them," he says. "It was decided at very high government levels that Russia was going to do very well at Sochi. "Okay, there had to be holes drilled in the wall and the KGB involved and all sorts of arms of government but, give... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rampaging Roy Slaven talks KGB, Nick Kyrios and Australia's Rio Olympic medal chancestake my hat off to them," he says. "It was decided at very high government leve
Rampaging Roy Slaven talks KGB, Nick Kyrios and Australia's Rio Olympic medal chances
Canberra Times / Posted 51 minutes ago
take my hat off to them," he says. "It was decided at very high government levels that Russia was going to do very well at Sochi. "Okay, there had to be holes drilled in the wall and the KGB involved and all sorts of arms of government but, give... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Absence of Russian stars hurts Rio Olympics – PutinPutin speaks during his late-night meeting with the heads of Russia’s sports fe
Absence of Russian stars hurts Rio Olympics – Putin
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
Putin speaks during his late-night meeting with the heads of Russia’s sports federations in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. AP file photo President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday the absence of top Russian... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Olympic mythology shrouds real cost of hosting'I choose you, Boris-chu'Two arrested after being caught with 65 stolen bee hiv
Olympic mythology shrouds real cost of hosting
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
'I choose you, Boris-chu'Two arrested after being caught with 65 stolen bee hivesMan took grinder to vending machine • Sochi 2014 Winter Games: US$51 billion • London 2012 Summer Games: US$14.6 billion • Vancouver 2010 Winter Games: US$6.4... Read more
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Philly.com
Worldview: The strange Trump-Putin dancePutin's strength. Admiration for a strongman who invaded a European country, bo
Worldview: The strange Trump-Putin dance
Philly.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Putin's strength. Admiration for a strongman who invaded a European country, bombs Syrian civilians, and presided over a Sochi Olympics deliberately rigged by his intelligence service. Admiration for a strongman who would run rings around Trump... Read more
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The Columbian
Problems surrounding Rio Games show selection process needs to changeOlympics in which problems associated with the Games have been a bigger storyli
Problems surrounding Rio Games show selection process needs to change
The Columbian / Posted 7 hours ago
Olympics in which problems associated with the Games have been a bigger storyline than the Games themselves. The 2014 Sochi Olympics were marred by massive corruption, slapshod construction and police presence that was fitting for, well, a... Read more
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The Age
Olympics 2016: Rio has problems, but so have other Olympicsnotwithstanding, embattled Rio organizers might have something else working in
Olympics 2016: Rio has problems, but so have other Olympics
The Age / Posted 10 hours ago
notwithstanding, embattled Rio organizers might have something else working in their favor. From Antwerp in 1920 to Sochi in 2014, host cities have often wrestled with potential calamity in the months leading up to the opening ceremony. So... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Passport swapping' is still popular in Olympic sports. Here's one story.lured by large incentives by other countries and giving them a passport when th
'Passport swapping' is still popular in Olympic sports. Here's one story.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 hours ago
lured by large incentives by other countries and giving them a passport when they arrive at the airport.” At the 2014 Sochi Olympics, at least 120 athletes – about 4% of the total – competed for countries other than their birth nations,... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 12 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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York Daily Record
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?
York Daily Record / Posted 12 hours ago
was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out story planned in his head before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. He understood the gravity of the situation. Through weeks of soul-searching he had concluded the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Olympics 2016: Rio has problems, but so have other Olympicsnotwithstanding, embattled Rio organizers might have something else working in
Olympics 2016: Rio has problems, but so have other Olympics
Canberra Times / Posted 12 hours ago
notwithstanding, embattled Rio organizers might have something else working in their favor. From Antwerp in 1920 to Sochi in 2014, host cities have often wrestled with potential calamity in the months leading up to the opening ceremony. So... Read more
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Canberra Times
Olympic Athletics & Track & Field News, Results & HighlightsVladimir Putin was dealt a humiliating blow to his 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics y
Olympic Athletics & Track & Field News, Results & Highlights
Canberra Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Vladimir Putin was dealt a humiliating blow to his 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics yesterday when the International Olympic Committee ordered every Russian doping sample from the event to be retested while it "explores legal options" over whether to... Read more
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Philly.com
The strange Trump-Putin dancePutin's strength. Admiration for a strongman who invaded a European country, bo
The strange Trump-Putin dance
Philly.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Putin's strength. Admiration for a strongman who invaded a European country, bombs Syrian civilians, and presided over a Sochi Olympics deliberately rigged by his intelligence service. Admiration for a strongman who would run rings around Trump... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Russian doping: Mad scramble to clear competitorsdirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Russian doping: Mad scramble to clear competitors
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 14 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport’s... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 15 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 15 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
Local 10 Miami / Posted 15 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out story planned in his head before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. He understood the gravity of the situation. Through weeks of soul-searching he had concluded the... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 15 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 15 hours ago
was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out story planned in his head before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. He understood the gravity of the situation. Through weeks of soul-searching he had concluded the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?
The Record Searchlight / Posted 16 hours ago
was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out story planned in his head before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. He understood the gravity of the situation. Through weeks of soul-searching he had concluded the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 16 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
KTVZ Bend / Posted 16 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 16 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 16 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 16 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 16 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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News 8000
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Riodirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Officials scrambling to clear Russian Olympians for Rio
News 8000 / Posted 16 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Vladimir Putin says absence of Russians will devalue Olympic medalsafter the country orchestrated a comprehensive doping scandal that drove the ho
Vladimir Putin says absence of Russians will devalue Olympic medals
Yahoo Sports / Posted 17 hours ago
after the country orchestrated a comprehensive doping scandal that drove the host country’s winning medal count at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the International Olympic Committee ruled out another 27 would-be Russian Olympians on Tuesday in track,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Vladimir Putin says many Russian athletes treated unfairly over Olympic banand the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, which erupted weeks after he tr
Vladimir Putin says many Russian athletes treated unfairly over Olympic ban
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
and the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, which erupted weeks after he triumphantly hosted the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The report by Richard McLaren, which was commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), found that the Russian... Read more
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CNN
Russian doping: Mad scramble to clear competitorsdirector Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered
Russian doping: Mad scramble to clear competitors
CNN / Posted 17 hours ago
director Grigory Rodchenkov last year to the New York Times that he was ordered to cover up the drug use of at least 15 Sochi 2014 medal winners. The Russian track and field team had already been barred from competing in Rio by the sport's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Vladimir Putin says many Russian athletes treated unfairly over Olympic banand the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, which erupted weeks after he tr
Vladimir Putin says many Russian athletes treated unfairly over Olympic ban
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
and the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, which erupted weeks after he triumphantly hosted the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The report by Richard McLaren, which was commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), found that the Russian... Read more
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The Morning Call
Vladimir Putin says many Russian athletes treated unfairly over Olympic banand the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, which erupted weeks after he tr
Vladimir Putin says many Russian athletes treated unfairly over Olympic ban
The Morning Call / Posted 18 hours ago
and the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, which erupted weeks after he triumphantly hosted the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The report by Richard McLaren, which was commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), found that the Russian... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Summer Olympics 2016 in Rioand tragedies that have surrounded the Olympics during the modern era. STORIFY
Summer Olympics 2016 in Rio
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 18 hours ago
and tragedies that have surrounded the Olympics during the modern era. STORIFY: Social media depicts disarray at Sochi OlympicsSTORIFY: Social media depicts disarray at Sochi Olympics The unpreparedness of Sochi, Russia for the Winter... Read more
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The Hindu
IAAF confirms ban on Russia's track and field athletesthe Rio Games, which start on Aug. 5, after the independent McLaren report foun
IAAF confirms ban on Russia's track and field athletes
The Hindu / Posted 18 hours ago
the Rio Games, which start on Aug. 5, after the independent McLaren report found evidence of state-sponsored doping at the Sochi Olympics. The IOC passed the baton to each sport's world governing federation to clear individual Russian competitors... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 19 hours ago
was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out story planned in his head before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. He understood the gravity of the situation. Through weeks of soul-searching he had concluded the... Read more
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iol.co.za
IAAF confirms ban on Russia's track and field athletesthe Rio Games, which start on Aug. 5, after the independent McLaren report foun
IAAF confirms ban on Russia's track and field athletes
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
the Rio Games, which start on Aug. 5, after the independent McLaren report found evidence of state-sponsored doping at the Sochi Olympics. The IOC passed the baton to each sport's world governing federation to clear individual Russian competitors... Read more
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The Economic Times
IAAF confirms ban on Russia's track and field athletes in Rio Olympicsthe Rio Games, which start on Aug. 5, after the independent McLaren report foun
IAAF confirms ban on Russia's track and field athletes in Rio Olympics
The Economic Times / Posted 19 hours ago
the Rio Games, which start on Aug. 5, after the independent McLaren report found evidence of state-sponsored doping at the Sochi Olympics. The IOC passed the baton to each sport's world governing federation to clear individual Russian competitors... Read more
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USA Today
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out
How will openly gay athletes be received at Rio Olympics?
USA Today / Posted 19 hours ago
was ready to tell the world he was gay. The freestyle skier had his coming-out story planned in his head before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. He understood the gravity of the situation. Through weeks of soul-searching he had concluded the... Read more
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SKY News
Rio 2016: Coe Upholds Ban On Russian Athletescomes after a report by World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren,
Rio 2016: Coe Upholds Ban On Russian Athletes
SKY News / Posted 19 hours ago
comes after a report by World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren, alleging a doping cover-up at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Vitaly Mutko said he was told the IAAF decision 'will not be revised' Mr McLaren's report... Read more
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New Kerala
More Russians banned from Rio Olympics, toll crosses 100 - newkerala.com #96561Agency investigator Richard McLaren which revealed that Russia orchestrated sta
More Russians banned from Rio Olympics, toll crosses 100 - newkerala.com #96561
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
Agency investigator Richard McLaren which revealed that Russia orchestrated state-sponsored doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. McLaren in his report stated that Russia's secret service and top sporting authorities conspired to... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Chatham man volunteering at Riothe Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next month after previously travelling to
Chatham man volunteering at Rio
Chatham Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next month after previously travelling to the recent games in Vancouver, London and Sochi. He will be volunteering with the Canadian Olympic Committee as a bartender at Canada Olympic House, where the... Read more
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Times of Malta
IAAF confirms ban on Russia's track and field athletes in Rio Olympicsthe Rio Games, which start on Aug. 5, after the independent McLaren report foun
IAAF confirms ban on Russia's track and field athletes in Rio Olympics
Times of Malta / Posted 20 hours ago
the Rio Games, which start on Aug. 5, after the independent McLaren report found evidence of state-sponsored doping at the Sochi Olympics. The IOC passed the baton to each sport's world governing federation to clear individual Russian competitors... Read more
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USA Today
Vladimir Putin: Russian athletes 'unfairly' targeted by doping authoritiesthis one released earlier this month, alleged Russian Federal Security Service
Vladimir Putin: Russian athletes 'unfairly' targeted by doping authorities
USA Today / Posted 20 hours ago
this one released earlier this month, alleged Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) swapped out samples during the 2014 Sochi Olympics to protect Russian athletes from doping violations as part of a cover-up that ran for years to shield athletes... Read more
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Business Standard India
More Russians banned from Rio Olympics, toll crosses 100(WADA) investigator Richard McLaren, which revealed that Russia orchestrated st
More Russians banned from Rio Olympics, toll crosses 100
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
(WADA) investigator Richard McLaren, which revealed that Russia orchestrated state-sponsored doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. McLaren in his report stated that Russia's secret service and top sporting authorities conspired to... Read more
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