• Court freezes assets of Rio mayor in Olympic golf course probe
    Reuters22 minutes ago

    Court freezes assets of Rio mayor in Olympic golf course probe

    A state court froze the assets of Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes on Friday after a request by public prosecutors probing whether he improperly waived an environmental fee for a company that built the golf course, used in the recent Olympics. The ruling, just four months after the Games ended, casts

  • McLaren optimistic over Russian doping attitudes
    Omnisport28 minutes ago

    McLaren optimistic over Russian doping attitudes

    Some Russian officials have demonstrated a genuine willingness to confront doping in the country, Professor Richard McLaren told Omnisport.

  • Reuters59 minutes ago

    Doping scheme may have touched all Russian athletes - WADA

    A report that connected over 1,000 Russian athletes to a state-run doping system only scratched the surface of a drugs culture that may have touched all the country's Olympians, WADA Director General Olivier Niggli said on Friday. Niggli described the numbers in Canadian law professor Richard McLaren

  • Russian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 competitors
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Russian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 competitors

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Russian competitors across more than 30 sports were involved in an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive drug tests as Moscow "hijacked international sport" over the course of five years, an independent WADA report said on Friday.

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