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Russian doping: Olympic chiefs to decide on sanctions after McLaren report

Media playback is not supported on this device Russia should be banned from this summer’s Olympics and Paralympics after evidence was found of a four-year, state-sponsored doping programme, says the World Anti-Doping Agency. A Wada-commissioned report found urine samples of ...

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Wada sanctions fourth lab in a month

South Africa’s Doping Control Laboratory has become the fourth lab to be sanctioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) in the past month. Bloemfontein joins Beijing and Lisbon in being suspended from carrying out any Wada-related anti-doping activities, while Moscow’s ...

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Maria Sharapova, others could avoid meldonium sanctions

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Maria Sharapova announces she failed a doping test at the Australian Open during March presser. Maria Sharapova’s road to Rio may have gotten a little clearer Tuesday. The Russian tennis star — one of 172 athletes to ...

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