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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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IOC provide Stepanovs with consultancy work and training grant following meeting with Bach

IOC provide Stepanovs with consultancy work and training grant following meeting with Bach

Dick Straight October 24, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Whistleblowing couple Yuliya and Vitaly Stepanov have been provided with a range of support measures by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following a meeting with the organisation’s President Thomas Bach, insidethegames can reveal. As

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Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2016 0

Forty years hence since very obvious doping had been taking place, at least in the sport of athletics, with East German and Russian and other Eastern Bloc athletes clearly doping under a systematic program,

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Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Christopher Kelsall September 18, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has issued a call to arms to the organisation’s membership for them to contribute to the ongoing process to reform the global anti-doping system. Bach,

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Bach tries to turn WADA into scapegoat for Russian doping shambles

Bach tries to turn WADA into scapegoat for Russian doping shambles

Christopher Kelsall August 1, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Thomas Bach today sought to shovel blame for the shambles over Russian participation at the Rio 2016 squarely onto the shoulders of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). In an uncharacteristically defensive performance

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Bach faces more attacks on his integrity as IOC President arrives for Rio 2016

Bach faces more attacks on his integrity as IOC President arrives for Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall July 29, 2016 0

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has had his integrity questioned by another leading German athlete as he arrived here for the start of Rio 2016. Bach has faced severe criticism since the decision

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Rio 2016: Yuliya Stepanov accuses IOC of lying, WADA of ignoring warning letter about Russian doping

Rio 2016: Yuliya Stepanov accuses IOC of lying, WADA of ignoring warning letter about Russian doping

Christopher Kelsall July 25, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Yuliya Stepanov, the Russian 800-metre runner who tested positive for performance enhancing drugs, then turned whistleblower on the All Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF), claims that she had informed

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Top story IOC exploring “legal options” for total Russian ban at Rio 2016

Top story IOC exploring “legal options” for total Russian ban at Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has postponed a decision on Russia’s participation at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro until the end of the week, but is exploring legal

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IOC to lead anti-doping taskforce ahead of Rio 2016

IOC to lead anti-doping taskforce ahead of Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall March 15, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to lead an anti-doping taskforce in the run-up to the Rio 2016 Olympics in August. UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) will serve as the secretariat of the body,

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Court of Arbitration for Sport to replace IOC in taking charge of all doping cases at an Olympic Games

Court of Arbitration for Sport to replace IOC in taking charge of all doping cases at an Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall March 2, 2016 0

Perhaps this move will remove any potential prejudice or conflict of interest. From Inside the Games Independent adjudicators selected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will assume control from the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

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