• Seven more Russians were banned from participating in the Rio Olympics
    Business Insider UK29 minutes ago

    Seven more Russians were banned from participating in the Rio Olympics

    Seven athletes including a canoeing gold medallist became the latest Russian competitors to be banned from next month's Rio Olympics after an explosive report revealed state-run doping across Russian sport. The bans followed a controversial decision at the weekend by the International Olympic Committee

  • Reuters37 minutes ago

    Olympics-Russian athletes affected by Rio bans

    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 month's

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