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WADA Demands Power to Ban Countries from International Competition

In light of recent scandals, the World Anti Doping Agency has demanded the power to ban countries that are judged to have promoted systematic doping from international competition.

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LA 2024 Bid Committee Pledges to Add eSports to Olympic Program

Today, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti is in Qatar presenting the city’s case for hosting the 2024 Olympics to the…

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Contract Worker Dies Dismantling Rio Olympic Facilities

During the dismantling of the Rio 2016 Olympic facilities, one man died from electrocution and another lost his leg due to crashing in the beach volleyball arena. Both victims were outsourced workers hired to help dismantle the Olympic facilities.

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Kirsty Coventry To Be Elected VP of International Surfing Association

Kirsty Coventry is set to be elected as the next vice-president of the International Surfing Association.

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Daniel Gyurta Among Four Athletes Named to IOC’s Athletes’ Commission

Hungarian breaststroker and former world record holder Daniel Gyurta is among four Olympic athletes named to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s “Athletes’…

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The Case for an Olympic Women’s 1500

Last night Katie Ledecky completed her historic Olympics with an insane performance in the 800 freestyle, touching the wall almost…

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Refugee Swimmer Yusra Mardini Wins First Heat of Women’s 100 Fly

Refugee Team Athlete Yusra Mardini won her heat of the women’s 100 butterfly.

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Anastasia Krapivina out, Anna Olasz in for Rio OW 10K Race per FINA

Anna Olasz will now race in the open water 10K now that Anastasia Krapivina has been barred from the competition.

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WADA “Disappointed” IOC Didn’t Decline All Russian Athletes’ Entries

In a statement released today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) expressed its disappointment that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) did…

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USADA: IOC Decision Is “Significant Blow” to Clean Athletes’ Rights

The BBC is reporting that the United States Anti-Doping Association (USADA) said that the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC‘s) decision not…

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USADA Releases Statement Following Publication Of McLaren Report

In a influx of responses to the publication of the McLaren report which confirms the use of state-sponsored doping in Russia between 2010 and 2014, the United States Anti-Doping Agency has also responded.

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USOC Releases Statement “The Current Anti-Doping System Is Broken”

Following the publication of the McLaren report and a conference held by Richard McLaren that proves the use of state-sponsored doping in Russia, the United States Olympic Committee released a statement.

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IOC Calls McLaren Report “Shocking,” Schedules Conference

Following the publication of WADA’s report by Richard McLaren on systematic state-sponsored doping in Russia and McLaren’s conference, the International Olympic Committee has released a statement on the findings.

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After Final Pre-Games Visit IOC Says Everything is Ready to Go in Rio

After the IOC Coordination Commission Chair Nawal El Moutawakel finished her final pre-Games visit to Rio the IOC has stated that “Rio 2016 is ready to welcome the world”…

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USOC Applies IOC’s Apparel & Equipment Rules to the US Olympic Trials

The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) sent out a reminder about appropriate apparel and equipment for the upcoming Olympic Trials in Omaha….

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