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Former Olympic 1500m champion Kiprop denies doping

Asbel Kiprop finished sixth in the 2016 Olympic 1500m final Kenya’s former Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop says he will prove he is a “clean athlete” after reports he failed an out-of-competition drugs test. The 28-year-old three-time world champion reportedly tested positive for banned blood-boosting agent EPO. Kiprop finished second at the 2008 Beijing Olympics … BBC Sport – Sport

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Russia could face permanent IAAF ban over doping reforms

The McLaren report published in 2016 claimed more than 1,000 Russians benefited from a state-sponsored doping programme between 2011 and 2015 Russia remains suspended from international athletics, and the sport’s governing body says it could permanently exclude the country if key doping reforms are not met soon. The IAAF first banned Russia in November 2015 over evidence o… BBC Sport ...

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Winter Olympics: Doping cases hurt Russia's case to display flag at closing ceremony

The Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) delegation in South Korea may not find out until just hours before Sunday’s closing ceremony whether they can carry their national flag into the stadium. There had been indications earlier during the Games, that the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which suspended Russia over evidence of a state-sponsored doping system, could lift the ban in ...

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Winter Olympics: Russian curler Krushelnitsky stripped of medal after positive doping test

The Court of Administration for Sport (CAS) announced on Thursday that it had found Alexander Krushelnitsky, competing under a neutral flag as an Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR), guilty of doping after both his ‘A’ and‘B’ tests came up positive for the banned substance meldonium.   “The athlete has admitted the anti-doping rule violation; he is disqualified from the mixed doubles ...

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