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Serbia Wins Fifth Consecutive Water Polo World League Title

Water polo powerhouse Serbia grabbed their fifth consecutive FINA Water Polo World League title, and their 11th gold medal, this…

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Russian Vitalina Simonova’s 4-Year FINA Ban Reduced to 2 Years by CAS

Russian breaststroker Vitalina Simonova has had her initial four-year doping ban from 2015 reduced to just two years. On June 29th…

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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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Russia Going to SC Worlds Without Any of Its Olympic Medalists

Russia will be without any of its Olympic medalists, but will have short course star Vlad Morozov on their roster.

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Russia Passes Anti-Doping Bill with Prison Sentences for Coaches

The Russian State Duma (Russia‘s elected parliament) unanimously passed a bill this week that includes prison terms for coaches and officials…

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Team USA Comes Out On Top for 6th Straight Summer Olympics

Team USA definitely made their mark in Rio, topping the Olympic medal count for the 6th summer Olympics in a…

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Russian Committee Appeals Against IPC’s Paralympic Games Ban

Nearly a week after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) banned Russia from competing in the Rio Games, the Russian Paralympic…

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Efimova Award Decision Released

On July 30th Russian Swimmer Yulia Efimova filed an application with CAS against the IOC, ROC, and FINA. This application stated…

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Vlad Morozov to Appeal Rio Ban to CAS, According to Salnikov

Vladimir Salnikov, president of the Russian Swimming Federation, announced in a press conference that Russian sprinter and gold medal contender Vlad…

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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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Russian Sports Minister to IOC: “We Are Very Grateful”

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko thinks that the IOC made the right decision today in refraining from implementing a blanket…

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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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New Report Confirms State-Sponsored Doping In Russia

A report on the systematic doping of Russian athletes at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren was published this morning at 9:00 EST confirming state-sponsored doping in Russian sports.

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Russia, Italy, GBR Top European Junior Championships Medal Table

Russia scored the most golds with 11 in Hungary last week.

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