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RTE News
Gary Keegan to leave Institute of Sport rolemy colleagues at Sport Ireland for all their support and commitment to the Inst
Gary Keegan to leave Institute of Sport role
RTE News / Posted 4 hours ago
my colleagues at Sport Ireland for all their support and commitment to the Institute of Sport. Prior to my departure after the Paralympic Games in September, I will be working closely with Sport Ireland to achieve a successful handover to a new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NOC Issues Zika Virus Guidelines to Nigerian Heading to Rio2016hour approaches swiftly for the 2016 Summer Olympics which begins in Rio de Jan
NOC Issues Zika Virus Guidelines to Nigerian Heading to Rio2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
hour approaches swiftly for the 2016 Summer Olympics which begins in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 through 21 and the Paralympic Games scheduled for between September 7 and 18, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Medical and Scientific... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NOC Issues Zika Virus Guidelines to Team Nigeriathe zero hour approaches swiftly for the 2016 Summer Olympics which begins in R
NOC Issues Zika Virus Guidelines to Team Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
the zero hour approaches swiftly for the 2016 Summer Olympics which begins in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 -21 and the Paralympic Games scheduled for September 7 -18, the Nigeria Olympic Committee Medical and Scientific Commission has... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Ascot Paralympian Sophie Christiansen aims for sixth gold medalin 2012, on top of the two golds and a silver she won in Beijing in 2008. She a
Ascot Paralympian Sophie Christiansen aims for sixth gold medal
Reading Evening Post / Posted 8 hours ago
in 2012, on top of the two golds and a silver she won in Beijing in 2008. She also won a bronze medal as a 16-year-old at the Paralympics in Athens in 2004. It means this summer will be the para-equestrian dressage rider's fourth Games. She... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NOC Issues Zika Warning to Team Nigerianotable athletes have pulled out of the 2016 Summer Olympics which begins in Ri
NOC Issues Zika Warning to Team Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
notable athletes have pulled out of the 2016 Summer Olympics which begins in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 -21 and the Paralympic Games scheduled for September 7 -18 due to the dreaded virus. In a statement yesterday, through its Medical... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘I want that medal more than anything’and giving my best effort out there on the biggest stage there is. “Ever since
‘I want that medal more than anything’
Herald Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
and giving my best effort out there on the biggest stage there is. “Ever since I was a kid I dreamt about competing at the Paralympic Games, and to have realised it not only in one sport but two is a truly amazing feeling.” Australia has won... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘I want that medal more than anything’and giving my best effort out there on the biggest stage there is. “Ever since
‘I want that medal more than anything’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
and giving my best effort out there on the biggest stage there is. “Ever since I was a kid I dreamt about competing at the Paralympic Games, and to have realised it not only in one sport but two is a truly amazing feeling.” Australia has won... Read more
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Perth Now
‘I want that medal more than anything’Dylan Alcott has his eyes on gold at the Rio Paralympics Scott WalshDylan Alco
‘I want that medal more than anything’
Perth Now / Posted 18 hours ago
Dylan Alcott has his eyes on gold at the Rio Paralympics Scott WalshDylan Alcott will lead Australia’s tennis charge at the Paralympics. Picture: George Salpigtidis DYLAN Alcott knows the number alone won’t get the job done. Knows — and can never... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘I want that medal more than anything’and giving my best effort out there on the biggest stage there is. “Ever since
‘I want that medal more than anything’
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 hours ago
and giving my best effort out there on the biggest stage there is. “Ever since I was a kid I dreamt about competing at the Paralympic Games, and to have realised it not only in one sport but two is a truly amazing feeling.” Australia has won... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘I want that medal more than anything’and giving my best effort out there on the biggest stage there is. “Ever since
‘I want that medal more than anything’
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
and giving my best effort out there on the biggest stage there is. “Ever since I was a kid I dreamt about competing at the Paralympic Games, and to have realised it not only in one sport but two is a truly amazing feeling.” Australia has won... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledgea look at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games will be he
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledge
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 22 hours ago
a look at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games will be held August 5-21, 2016. The Paralympic Games will be held September 7-18, 2016. Facts: This is the first time the Olympics will be held in South... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledgea look at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games will be he
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledge
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 23 hours ago
a look at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games will be held August 5-21, 2016. The Paralympic Games will be held September 7-18, 2016. Facts: This is the first time the Olympics will be held in South... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledgea look at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games will be he
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledge
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 23 hours ago
a look at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games will be held August 5-21, 2016. The Paralympic Games will be held September 7-18, 2016. Facts: This is the first time the Olympics will be held in South... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledgea look at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games will be he
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledge
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 23 hours ago
a look at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games will be held August 5-21, 2016. The Paralympic Games will be held September 7-18, 2016. Facts: This is the first time the Olympics will be held in South... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Athletes with East TN ties competing in Rio Summer Olympicsaway from the world record set by Konstantin Lisenkov. TV/Date: Griswold will
Athletes with East TN ties competing in Rio Summer Olympics
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
away from the world record set by Konstantin Lisenkov. TV/Date: Griswold will compete in the men’s 100-meter backstroke at the Paralympic games on Sept. 11. Fun fact: Griswold started swimming at age 6. Molly Hannis Sport: Swimming, 200-meter... Read more
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Officer.com
Michael Jordan Donates $1 Million to IACPin literacy programs for children in low income areas, and a $10,000 gift to he
Michael Jordan Donates $1 Million to IACP
Officer.com / Posted 2 days ago
in literacy programs for children in low income areas, and a $10,000 gift to help the U.S. Paralympics with expenses for the Paralympic Team Trials held last month in Charlotte. The Undefeated, a website affiliated with ESPN, said the decision... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maryport athlete to take part in Rio gamessome advantages to staying here and training. "The marathon is the last event
Maryport athlete to take part in Rio games
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
some advantages to staying here and training. "The marathon is the last event of the games so it is a long time to wait." The Paralympic squad is chosen from athletes considered to have medal potential. He added: "I would love to come back with a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Benson Sparkles in London, Eyes Rio Successat the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on a day of superb performances, with many
Benson Sparkles in London, Eyes Rio Success
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on a day of superb performances, with many athletes competing for the final time before the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in less than eight weeks' time. "It was like it was not me running in that... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Grace Norman wins gold at Paratriathlon World Championshipsthree different ones for the Games, Norman — the U.S. national champion in the
Grace Norman wins gold at Paratriathlon World Championships
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
three different ones for the Games, Norman — the U.S. national champion in the PT4 class — will face a bigger field but still has a good chance to make the medal podium. She will also run the 200 meters in the Paralympic track and field competit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Assembly President Appeals for 'Olympic Truce' As Rio Games Approachthroughout the period from the seventh day before the start of the Rio Olympics
UN Assembly President Appeals for 'Olympic Truce' As Rio Games Approach
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
throughout the period from the seventh day before the start of the Rio Olympics until the seventh day following the end of the Paralympic Summer Games, also in Rio. Emphasizing the importance of sports for sustainable development, the senior UN... Read more
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Pendle Today
Paralympics dream is over for shoplifterA disabled convicted dealer who had set his sights on the Paralympics went out
Paralympics dream is over for shoplifter
Pendle Today / Posted 2 days ago
A disabled convicted dealer who had set his sights on the Paralympics went out shoplifting when he started drifting back into drugs and drink, a judge heard. Nicholas John Fallon, aged 34, who was jailed for five years in 2011, had started lifting... Read more
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International Business Times
Rio 2016 Olympics rugby sevens competition: All you need to know ahead of the event A 15,000-capacity temporary venue apparently constructed around a polo field, t
Rio 2016 Olympics rugby sevens competition: All you need to know ahead of the event
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
A 15,000-capacity temporary venue apparently constructed around a polo field, that will also host seven-a-side football at the Paralympic Games in September, rugby posts were due to be erected last week and pitch markings are scheduled to be... Read more
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New Kerala
As Rio Games approach, UN calls for cessation of hostilities during 'Olympic Truce' - newkerala.com #95661throughout the period from the seventh day before the start of the Rio Olympics
As Rio Games approach, UN calls for cessation of hostilities during 'Olympic Truce' - newkerala.com #95661
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
throughout the period from the seventh day before the start of the Rio Olympics until the seventh day following the end of the Paralympic Summer Games, also in Rio. Emphasizing the importance of sports for sustainable development, the senior UN... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Local paralympic hopeful headed to RioBOISE -- A Nampa woman is headed to the paralympics in Rio at the end of July.
Local paralympic hopeful headed to Rio
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE -- A Nampa woman is headed to the paralympics in Rio at the end of July. Samantha Tucker is a member of the U.S. Paralympic Archery Team and a United States Air Force veteran. In 2010, she lost her arm in a motorcycle accident and says keeping... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Local paralympic hopeful headed to RioBOISE -- A Nampa woman is headed to the paralympics in Rio at the end of July.
Local paralympic hopeful headed to Rio
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE -- A Nampa woman is headed to the paralympics in Rio at the end of July. Samantha Tucker is a member of the U.S. Paralympic Archery Team and a United States Air Force veteran. In 2010, she lost her arm in a motorcycle accident and says keeping... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Photos | Rio Olympic VillageRings in Barra da Tijuca. The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst ath
Photos | Rio Olympic Village
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
Rings in Barra da Tijuca. The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games on July 22, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Get... Read more
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CTV News
Former Olympic bobsledder shepherds athletes' families in Rioat the Rio Olympics, which open Aug. 5. It's also an official travel partner o
Former Olympic bobsledder shepherds athletes' families in Rio
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
at the Rio Olympics, which open Aug. 5. It's also an official travel partner of the Canadian Paralympic Committee for the Paralympic Games in September. Rio marks the first Olympics for Cruickshank's company. The mosquito-borne Zika virus and... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Hoppin' mad: Australian team responds to Rio mayor's kangaroo commentOlympic Village will host up to 17,200 people among athletes and team officials
Hoppin' mad: Australian team responds to Rio mayor's kangaroo comment
Yahoo Sports / Posted 3 days ago
Olympic Village will host up to 17,200 people among athletes and team officials during the games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games on July 22, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. (Getty Images) When you’re hosting a guest in your home,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann to attend Democratic conventiondisability in our society meant.” Weggemann, 27, who is one of only two U.S. s
Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann to attend Democratic convention
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
disability in our society meant.” Weggemann, 27, who is one of only two U.S. swimmers competing in seven events in Rio at the Paralympic Games, admittedly didn’t know much, if anything, about living with a disability before her paralysis. She... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann to attend Democratic conventiondisability in our society meant.” Weggemann, 27, who is one of only two U.S. s
Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann to attend Democratic convention
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
disability in our society meant.” Weggemann, 27, who is one of only two U.S. swimmers competing in seven events in Rio at the Paralympic Games, admittedly didn’t know much, if anything, about living with a disability before her paralysis. She... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Michael Jordan donates $2 million to build trust between blacks and police in wake of shootingsin literacy programs for children in low income areas, and a $10,000 gift to he
Michael Jordan donates $2 million to build trust between blacks and police in wake of shootings
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
in literacy programs for children in low income areas, and a $10,000 gift to help the U.S. Paralympics with expenses for the Paralympic Team Trials held last month in Charlotte. The Undefeated, a website affiliated with ESPN, said the decision... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann to attend Democratic conventiondisability in our society meant.” Weggemann, 27, who is one of only two U.S. s
Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann to attend Democratic convention
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
disability in our society meant.” Weggemann, 27, who is one of only two U.S. swimmers competing in seven events in Rio at the Paralympic Games, admittedly didn’t know much, if anything, about living with a disability before her paralysis. She... Read more
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Brandon Sun
OLYMPIC PREVIEW:Former Olympic bobsledder shepherds athletes' families in Rioat the Rio Olympics, which open Aug. 5. It's also an official travel partner o
OLYMPIC PREVIEW:Former Olympic bobsledder shepherds athletes' families in Rio
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
at the Rio Olympics, which open Aug. 5. It's also an official travel partner of the Canadian Paralympic Committee for the Paralympic Games in September. Rio marks the first Olympics for Cruickshank's company. The mosquito-borne Zika virus and... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Rio Olympic VillageRings in Barra da Tijuca. The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst ath
Rio Olympic Village
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
Rings in Barra da Tijuca. The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games on July 22, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Get... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Grace Norman wins gold at Paratriathlon World Championshipsthree different ones for the Games, Norman — the U.S. national champion in the
Grace Norman wins gold at Paratriathlon World Championships
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
three different ones for the Games, Norman — the U.S. national champion in the PT4 class — will face a bigger field but still has a good chance to make the medal podium. She will also run the 200 meters in the Paralympic track and field competit... Read more
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Weekly Times
Age does not wearyChinese Taipei and Qatar in jumping, the Dominican Republic and Palestine in dr
Age does not weary
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
Chinese Taipei and Qatar in jumping, the Dominican Republic and Palestine in dressage, Zimbabwe in eventing, and Uruguay in the Paralympic equestrian competition, which is dressage only. A total of 43 nations will compete in the Olympic equestrian... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Rio Olympics: Athletes welcomed with condoms, air conditioningThe Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials d
Rio Olympics: Athletes welcomed with condoms, air conditioning
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games on July 22, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images) RIO DE JANEIRO (CNN) —... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Rio's Olympic Village opensThe Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials d
Rio's Olympic Village opens
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games. Photo: Buda Mendes/Getty Images Athletes of the Brazilian national field hockey team arrive at Olympic... Read more
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Western Advocate
Rio's Olympic Village opensThe Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials d
Rio's Olympic Village opens
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games. Photo: Buda Mendes/Getty Images Athletes of the Brazilian national field hockey team arrive at Olympic... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Rio's Olympic Village opensThe Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials d
Rio's Olympic Village opens
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games. Photo: Buda Mendes/Getty Images Athletes of the Brazilian national field hockey team arrive at Olympic... Read more
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New Kerala
Rio Olympic Village officially opens - newkerala.com #95137which will be home to more than 17,000 athletes and team officials during the O
Rio Olympic Village officially opens - newkerala.com #95137
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
which will be home to more than 17,000 athletes and team officials during the Olympic Games and 6,000 people during the Paralympic Games. Some foreign athletes including some of the refugee athletes have already moved in the village, which... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Rio's Olympic Village opensThe Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials d
Rio's Olympic Village opens
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games. Photo: Buda Mendes/Getty Images Athletes of the Brazilian national field hockey team arrive at Olympic... Read more
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The Border Mail
Rio's Olympic Village opensThe Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials d
Rio's Olympic Village opens
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games. Photo: Buda Mendes/Getty Images Athletes of the Brazilian national field hockey team arrive at Olympic... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
IOC doesn't ban Russia from Rio Olympicsplaying field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lo
IOC doesn't ban Russia from Rio Olympics
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
playing field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lose out. Russia faces a possible ban from the Paralympic Games. Citing evidence in McLaren's report of doping among Russian Paralympic athletes, the International... Read more
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Japan Today
IOC leaves decision to ban Russians from Rio Olympics to global sports federations ‹ Japan Todayplaying field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lo
IOC leaves decision to ban Russians from Rio Olympics to global sports federations ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
playing field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lose out. Russia faces a possible ban from the Paralympic Games. Citing evidence in McLaren’s report of doping among Russian Paralympic athletes, the International... Read more
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The Morning Journal
Olympics: IOC poised to rule on Russian banthe toughest sanctions available against any individual or organization implica
Olympics: IOC poised to rule on Russian ban
The Morning Journal / Posted 4 days ago
the toughest sanctions available against any individual or organization implicated.” Russia also faces a possible ban from the Paralympic Games. Citing evidence in McLaren’s report of doping among Russian Paralympic athletes, the International... Read more
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Daily Mirror
British sporting legends slam Olympic bosses for refusing to ban Russia from RioHe told how clean urine samples were passed through a lab wall at Sochi to repl
British sporting legends slam Olympic bosses for refusing to ban Russia from Rio
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
He told how clean urine samples were passed through a lab wall at Sochi to replace samples given by drug cheats. He said: “The Paralympic Association were in the same situation and banned the Russians. In legal terms, the IOC was on solid... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
IOC will not enforce complete ban on Russia for Rio Olympicsplaying field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lo
IOC will not enforce complete ban on Russia for Rio Olympics
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
playing field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lose out. Russia faces a possible ban from the Paralympic Games. Citing evidence in McLaren’s report of doping among Russian Paralympic athletes, the International... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rioplaying field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lo
IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
playing field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lose out. Russia faces a possible ban from the Paralympic Games. Citing evidence in McLaren�s report of doping among Russian Paralympic athletes, the International... Read more
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The Oakland Press
IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rioplaying field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lo
IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
The Oakland Press / Posted 4 days ago
playing field was to bar the whole team, even if some innocent athletes will lose out. Russia faces a possible ban from the Paralympic Games. Citing evidence in McLaren’s report of doping among Russian Paralympic athletes, the International... Read more
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