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    Japan has turned its culture into a powerful political tool

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  • Ennis-Hill not expecting Chernova apology after doping ban
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Ennis-Hill not expecting Chernova apology after doping ban

    (Reuters) - Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill does not expect to receive an apology from Tatyana Chernova after the Russian heptathlete was stripped of her 2011 world title for a doping violation but she is eager to get her hands on the gold medal. Chernova won heptathlon gold ahead of Ennis-Hill at

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    Athletics-Ennis-Hill not expecting Chernova apology after doping ban

    Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill does not expect to receive an apology from Tatyana Chernova after the Russian heptathlete was stripped of her 2011 world title for a doping violation but she is eager to get her hands on the gold medal. Chernova won heptathlon gold ahead of Ennis-Hill at the 2011 World

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