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Turkmenistan sets up own anti-doping agency

Turkmenistan has set up the National Anti-Doping Agency, 'Turkmenistan' TV channel reported. "I am pleased with the adoption of the anti-doping law and the establishment of the National Anti-Doping Agency of Turkmenistan - …

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Kremlin comments 2018 Olympic ban against Russia

The Kremlin has urged to keep down emotions over the IOC’s decision to ban Russia from the Olympic Games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang in 2018. Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the …

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Kadyrov: West afraid of Russian athletes

No Chechen athletes will compete under the neutral flag, the head of Russia’s Republic of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said, commenting on the decision to bar the Russian national team from taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympic …

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Beijing demands protection for Russia's clean athletes

China has always opposed the use of doping but it also demands that the rights and interests of clean athletes be protected, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said at a briefing, commenting on the decision made by …

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Will Russian athletes be left without Olympics?

The Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has refused to recognize Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA as compliant with the international code. The decision was taken at the WADA Foundation Board Meeting in Seoul. Ahead …

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WADA considers banning Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) hasn't fully complied with the requirements set by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which could stand in the way of the nation's participation in the upcoming Games, the German TV channel ARD …

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No Russian anthem at Olympics 2018?

Top officials for the International Olympic Committee are considering a menu of possible penalties against Russia for doping violations, including barring the country’s national anthem at the coming Winter Olympics and keeping its …

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