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8 Positive Tests From 2012 Olympics Come From Russia

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) said today that 8 of its athletes are among the 23 positive tests from London’s reanalysis.

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Anti-Doping: Retesting Of London Samples Results In 23 Positives

The retesting of London samples renders unfavorable results for 23 athletes.

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31 Athletes Caught in Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Re-Testing

Names, sports, and nationalities of the 31 athletes who tested positive have not yet been released.

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WADA Suggests Taxes On Broadcasters, Sponsors To Support Anti-Doping

In an blog entry recently published on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) website, the organization’s president reveals his thoughts on potential ways global sports’ stakeholders can more robustly contribute to the clean sport cause.

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IOC Confirms It Will Take ‘Common Sense’ Approach To Tattoos In Rio

Says the IOC, “Standing alone, the Olympic Rings are a great expression of appreciation of the Olympic Games and of the Olympic values.”

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IOC Chair ‘Confident’ Brazil Will Deliver Successful Olympic Games

After the conclusion of the final IOC Coordination Commission visit to Rio, the committee is confident in the success of the upcoming Olympic Games.

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IOC To Hand Over Rio Doping Case Rulings To CAS

In the ever-evolving global anti-doping environment, this week the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced a significant change in the handling of positive drug tests rendered during the Rio Olympic Games.

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Rio’s Subway At High-Risk Of Not Being Ready In Time For Olympics

The extension of a subway line to Rio’s Olympic Park may not be up and operational come August’s Opening Ceremonies.

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LA 2024 Organizing Committee Unveils Logo and Slogan, “Follow the Sun”

Los Angeles revealed its logo and slogan as bid city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Paris Reveals the Official Logo for its 2024 Olympic Games Bid

Parisians braved the cold, gathering at the Arc de Triomphe at the top of the famed Avenue des Champs-Elysées on…

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USOC Denies Telling Federations To Consider Not Going To Rio

“We’re taking steps to ensure that our delegation and those affiliated with Team USA are aware of the CDC’s recommendations regarding travel to Brazil,” says USOC spokesperson Patrick Sandusky.

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Marculescu: FINA Is Not Worried About The Games In Rio

Overall, FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu says he is “not worried” about the competition in Rio.

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Spread Of Zika Virus Leads To WHO Declaring Public Health Emergency

Due to the ‘explosive spreading’ of the Zika virus throughout Latin America, where reported cases number in the four million range this year alone, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a public health state of emergency.

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NBC Is Projecting Record Ad Revenue For 2016 Olympics

NBC brought home an estimated $1.3 billion in advertising revenue from the 2012 London Olympic Games and are confident records will be broken with the Rio Games.

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Maglione Ages Out Of IOC, Remains In FINA Due To New Rules

Although current FINA President Julio César Maglione has aged out of the International Olympic Committee, new rules approved last summer enable him to continue serving in his FINA role until 2017.

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