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Olympic Champion Could Face Eight Year Ban

Olympic Champion Could Face Eight Year Ban

The reigning Olympic 100 metres hurdles champion Brianna McNeal could be banned from the sport for up to eight years after an alleged anti-doping violation.She has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for tampering with the results management process of a drugs test administered to her, although no further details have... Continue reading


New Olympic Doubts after Virus Surge

New Olympic Doubts after Virus Surge

There are fresh doubts as to whether the 2021 Tokyo Olympics will now be staged at all.On Thursday, organisers said that they expected the Games to go ahead as scheduled, but then the Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a month-long emergency order governing Tokyo and the surrounding districts after a surge of new cases.Tokyo reported 2... Continue reading


CAS Cuts Russian Ban

CAS Cuts Russian Ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) based in Lausanne, Switzerland, has cut the ban on Russian athletes competing at major sporting events from four years to two.The country was given an initial four-year ban by WADA (The World Anti-Doping Agency) for state sponsored doping and for non-compliance, after it was found that laboratory data provid... Continue reading


New Olympic Sport Announced for 2024

New Olympic Sport Announced for 2024

Breaking will become an Olympic sport for the first time in 2024. That follows news that it has been confirmed as part of the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics, where it will take its place alongside surfing, skateboarding, and climbing, all of which will make their debut at the delayed Tokyo Games and have been retained.Breaking is a competitive form of ... Continue reading


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