• Reuters1 hour ago

    Valentin eyes London gold after rivals fail retests

    (Reuters) - Spanish weightlifter Lidia Valentin hopes to be awarded an Olympic gold medal from London 2012 after the athletes that finished above her all failed drug tests when their samples were reanalysed. Valentin, who will compete at next month's Games in Rio, finished fourth in 2012 in the

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    Russian athletes affected by Rio bans

    (Reuters) - Following the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision on Sunday not to issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes despite evidence of systematic doping across the majority of Olympic sports, global sporting federations have been left to decide which Russians can compete at next

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