• Reuters13 minutes ago

    Olympics-Athletics-Stepanovs decline invitation as spectators

    Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanova and her husband said on Monday they would not accept an International Olympic Committee (IOC) invitation to attend the Rio Games as spectators. "We never blew the whistle with the intent to getting a spectators' invitation to Rio," the couple

  • Efimova, six other Russians ruled out of Rio
    Reuters21 minutes ago

    Efimova, six other Russians ruled out of Rio

    (Reuters) - Seven Russian swimmers, including four-times breaststroke world champion Yulia Efimova, are ineligible to compete in the Rio Olympics, world swimming's governing body FINA said on Monday. Mikhail Dovgalyuk, Natalia Lovtcova and marathon swimmer Anastasia Krapivina were withdrawn by the

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