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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Gymnastics case judge considers settlement conference, while World Rowing faces hard...

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HEARD AT HALFTIME: U.S. colleges invest $366 million in swimming; Russian T&F chief resigns;...

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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Weightlifting could face IOC suspension; AIBA wants a new name and...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Weightlifting ● The fire under the International Weightlifting Federation is getting hotter. The...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Russia appeals; PR star Pete Cava passes suddenly, another 2012 positive

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● RUSADA confirms sanctions appeal to CAS ● To the surprise of absolutely...

THE BIG PICTURE: Five Russian weightlifters charged with doping violations

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The treasure trove of laboratory data and doping specimens retrieved from the Moscow Laboratory by the World Anti-Doping Agency earlier this year appears to...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Another London weightlifter disqualified, new doping rules about contaminated meat, it...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● The International Olympic Committee announced another doping positive from its...

LANE ONE: Thomas Bach’s IOC wants “to get the couch potatoes off the couch”

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The focus of the Olympic Movement has changed. It was, until very recently, to stage the greatest sports spectacle in the world. But in a...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Five Russians appeal doping verdicts, while USATF Board continues Lananna’s suspension

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirmed 12 Russian doping positives in an announcement on 1 February, for offenses mostly during the 2012-14 period....

THE BIG PICTURE: Court of Arbitration for Sport confirms 12 Russian track & field...

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) came under enormous criticism after reversing 28 suspensions handed out by the International Olympic Committee’s Disciplinary Commission...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 21 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE...

THE BIG PICTURE: Another doping positive from London raises the total to 121

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The International Olympic Committee announced Friday that “Davit Modzmanashvili, 37, of Uzbekistan, competing in the Men’s Freestyle Wrestling 120kg event (Qualifications and Finals) in...

WEIGHTLIFTING: 13 doping positives is not good news

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For a sport which is under threat of removal from the 2024 Olympic program by the International Olympic Committee, the weekend brought bad news....

LANE ONE: Disconnected: Host city CEOs and the IOC on why anyone should host...

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Over the course of two days last week, a vice president of the International Olympic Committee and two chief executives of successful Olympic and...

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