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Doping-Australia backs Russia ban, athletes group unimpressed

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SYDNEY - The Australian Olympic Committee have welcomed the decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to ban Russia from major sporting events, including next year's Tokyo...
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Atlanta Newspaper and Warner Bros. Battle Over ‘Richard Jewell'

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The Journal-Constitution threatened legal action over the Clint Eastwood movie's depiction of its 1996 Olympic bomb reporting.
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Aquatica raises money for Special Olympics with Polar Plunge

Aquatica raises money for Special Olympics with Polar Plunge

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The event at Aquatica helps raise money for the 54,000 Special Olympics athletes across Florida.
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Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban

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PARIS - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Moscow had grounds to appeal a decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to bar Russia from major sporting events, a move...
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Newspaper of late journalist who outed Richard Jewell as bombing suspect demands retraction

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is demanding an official retraction from the makers of “Richard Jewell,” the new Clint Eastwood movie about what befell the security guard at...
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UN calls for truce around next year's Tokyo summer Olympics

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United Nations - The U.N. General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution Monday urging all nations to observe a truce during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, saying...
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Analysis: Russia scandal makes 'fair' a thing of the past

Analysis: Russia scandal makes 'fair' a thing of the past

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The goal all along, or so the Olympic leaders say, has been fairness. And also - that notion of protecting the “innocent" Russian athletes who must be out there somewhere.
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Russia banned from Olympics and other global sports for 4 years over doping

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Russian athletes will be allowed to compete in major events only if they are not implicated in positive doping tests or if their data were not manipulated.
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How Boxing Manager Tim VanNewhouse Looks To Strike Gold At The 2020 Olympic Trials

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Top scout and manager Tim VanNewhouse is currently at the USA Boxing Olympic Trials looking to sign boxing's next big star.
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WADA's Russia doping ban ‘part of ‘New Cold War' & robs clean athletes of glory'

WADA's Russia doping ban ‘part of ‘New Cold War' & robs clean athletes of glory'

9 hours ago   |     |   4 articles

Russia's ban from global sports is a punishment rife with politics, analysts told RT. Worse still, political decisions can punish clean athletes, who will be denied the honor...
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