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Belarusian and Kazakh to lose Olympic gold medals after named in latest round of IOC doping retests

Belarusian and Kazakh to lose Olympic gold medals after named in latest round of IOC doping retests

Dick Straight November 26, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Aksana Miankova of Belarus will be stripped of the Olympic hammer throw gold medal she won at Beijing 2008 after she was among the seven latest athletes to be sanctioned by

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Balakhnichev denies new claim that six Russian athletes paid Diack to avoid doping sanctions

Balakhnichev denies new claim that six Russian athletes paid Diack to avoid doping sanctions

Dick Straight November 26, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Valentin Balakhnichev, former President of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF), has denied involvement in new claims that six athletes from the country were involved in paying top officials from the International

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Le Monde and ARD: Criminal Practices in Athletics – Doping and Cover-Ups on Shocking Scale

Le Monde and ARD: Criminal Practices in Athletics – Doping and Cover-Ups on Shocking Scale

Dick Straight November 25, 2016 0

Le Monde and ARD TV Research conducted by French daily newspaper Le Monde and German broadcaster ARD suggests that extortion, dubious financial transactions and other mafia-style practices have been employed in international athletics over a

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IOC propose reintroducing controversial Osaka Rule to keep drug cheats out of Olympics

IOC propose reintroducing controversial Osaka Rule to keep drug cheats out of Olympics

Dick Straight November 22, 2016 0

From Inside the Games A reintroduction of the controversial Osaka Rule, banning athletes convicted of serious doping offences from competing at the next Olympic Games, has been proposed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to

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Kasper calls for World Anti-Doping Agency not to have sanctioning power on eve of Foundation Board meeting

Kasper calls for World Anti-Doping Agency not to have sanctioning power on eve of Foundation Board meeting

Dick Straight November 20, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Gian-Franco Kasper has reiterated his calls for an independent body to punish countries who fall foul of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code and claimed the organisation should not be the

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Eliud Kipchoge wins 2016 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 59:44

Eliud Kipchoge wins 2016 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 59:44

Dick Straight November 20, 2016 0

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge made a triumphant return to racing barely three months after taking the Rio 2016 Olympic Games marathon title when he won the 2016 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 59:44 on Sunday

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Luka Rotich and Nancy Arusei win Athens Marathon

Luka Rotich and Nancy Arusei win Athens Marathon

Christopher Kelsall November 13, 2016 0

In a dramatic closing sequence Luka Rotich overhauled his fellow Kenyan and long-time race leader Benson Kipruto to take a winning advantage in the 34th edition of the Athens Marathon. The Authentic with only

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IOC to approve re-election of Reedie to serve three more years as WADA President

IOC to approve re-election of Reedie to serve three more years as WADA President

Christopher Kelsall November 13, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Sir Craig Reedie has been proposed to stand for a new three-year term as President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), insidethegames can reveal. The Briton, who replaced

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Awards for Eliud Kipchoge, Jemima Sumgong and Haile Gebrselassie

Awards for Eliud Kipchoge, Jemima Sumgong and Haile Gebrselassie

Christopher Kelsall November 12, 2016 0

AIMS Gala Awards to the Olympic Marathon Champions Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima Sumgong as well as the former world record holder Haile Gebrselassie were the crowning moments of the AIMS gala in Athens, the birth

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Haile Gebrselassie elected as President of Ethiopian Athletics Federation

Haile Gebrselassie elected as President of Ethiopian Athletics Federation

Christopher Kelsall November 5, 2016 0

Running legend Haile Gebrselassie has been elected as the new president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation tonight. I am very honoured that they trust me in this position. I am looking forward to work together

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