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Pound queries IOC investigations into Russian doping

Pound queries IOC investigations into Russian doping

Dick Straight October 1, 2016 0

  From Inside the Games Canada’s Richard Pound has questioned the intentions of two International Olympic Committee (IOC) investigations into Russian doping amid another fierce attack on their “outrageous” decisions over recent months. Pound has already expressed

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Pound doubtful Olympic Summit of “usual suspects” will fully solve global anti-doping problems

Pound doubtful Olympic Summit of “usual suspects” will fully solve global anti-doping problems

Dick Straight September 30, 2016 0

Read more of the frank-speaking Dick Pound in interviews and articles. From Inside the Games Veteran sports official Richard Pound has slammed World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) critics who have “no connection” with the organisation before admitting he

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Dick Pound: “The real issue seems to be that I failed to participate in a lynching.  I don’t do lynchings”

Dick Pound: “The real issue seems to be that I failed to participate in a lynching. I don’t do lynchings”

Christopher Kelsall February 2, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated “Coe’s record speaks pretty well for itself, especially in generating enthusiasm for the London bid, leading the successful campaign, and then being the public face and motivator of

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IAAF should have acted quicker to deal with “19th century” governance structure, claims Pound

IAAF should have acted quicker to deal with “19th century” governance structure, claims Pound

Christopher Kelsall January 9, 2016 0

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) officials, including the body’s current President Sebastian Coe, should have acted quicker to remedy problems in the organisation, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Independent Commission

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Russian doping is deep-rooted, culturally embedded and is criminal in its Mafia-like operation

Russian doping is deep-rooted, culturally embedded and is criminal in its Mafia-like operation

Christopher Kelsall November 9, 2015 0

Dick Pound, the founder and former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency just wrapped up an 11-month investigation into apparent systematic doping in Russia as well as high level corruption in Russian athletics and

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The needle and the damage done: IAAF Commission Investigation to be revealed

The needle and the damage done: IAAF Commission Investigation to be revealed

Christopher Kelsall November 5, 2015 1

Read: Ban Russia Now. © Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Richard Pound, the founder and past President of the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) will announce from Geneva, Switzerland on Monday, November 9th what he and

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Doping Bans Increased According to new Anti-doping Code

Doping Bans Increased According to new Anti-doping Code

Christopher Kelsall January 2, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has stepped up recently in regards to battling the performance enhancing drug (PED) problem that appears to be plaguing the sport of athletics. The

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Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2013

Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2013

Christopher Kelsall December 23, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2013 To decide what was the biggest piece of Canadian athletics news during 2013, would be a decision based as much on

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World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

World Anti-doping conference: Will the four-year, first-time ban be tabled?

Christopher Kelsall November 9, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated On the eve of The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) conference that takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, ‘to help shape the future of one of the most pressing

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The Stunning Removal of Wrestling from The Olympic Games

The Stunning Removal of Wrestling from The Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall February 15, 2013 5

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated On Tuesday, February 12th, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a stunning and highly criticized move to strip wrestling, one of the world’s oldest sports, from the Olympics.

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