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  • Reuters

    Weightlifting: Russians hoping to overturn one-year ban

    By Brian Oliver LONDON (Reuters) - Russian weightlifting is hoping to persuade the sport’s world governing body to overturn a planned new one-year ban after starting an anti-doping programme that it says is an example others could follow. Less than a year ago, Russia was banned from the Olympic Games

  • Reuters

    Weightlifting-Russians hoping to overturn one-year ban

    Russian weightlifting is hoping to persuade the sport’s world governing body to overturn a planned new one-year ban after starting an anti-doping programme that it says is an example others could follow. Less than a year ago, Russia was banned from the Olympic Games and severely criticised by the International

  • Poland's Rio Games doping cheat to win 2012 weightlifting medal
    Reuters

    Poland's Rio Games doping cheat to win 2012 weightlifting medal

    A weightlifter who finished ninth in the London 2012 Olympics and was sent home from this year's Rio Games for doping is set to get a medal because a rival, who is already serving an eight-year ban has tested positive retrospectively. Tomasz Zielinski of Poland finished 22kg behind the top three

  • IOC sanctions six Olympians for failing dope tests at Beijing Games
    Reuters

    IOC sanctions six Olympians for failing dope tests at Beijing Games

    The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday it had disqualified six sportspeople, including three Russian medallists, for failing doping tests at the Beijing 2008 Games. The sanctions come amid a crackdown on Olympic athletes' use of banned performance-enhancing substances that has now

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