Russia will comply with WADA criteria - Mutko

Moscow (AFP) - Russia insisted Friday it will comply with all demands from world anti-doping body WADA, including ex-pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva stepping down from her post, as it bids to get a …

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WADA could lift Russia anti-doping suspension

Montreal (AFP) - World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie said Thursday the body could lift its suspension of Russia's drug-testing authority later this year after nearly two years on the …

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WADA announces independent testing

Montreal (AFP) - The World Anti-Doping Agency announced the creation of a new independent testing body on Thursday but admitted it could not compel sports federations to come under its authority.

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2024 Olympic fight set to go to the wire

Paris (AFP) - The fight between Los Angeles and Paris to host the 2024 Summer Olympics is set to go the wire after the head of the IOC's inspection team heaped lavish praise on both cities.

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US Olympic speed skater banned for doping: USADA

Los Angeles (AFP) - US Olympic speed skater Chris Creveling has been banned for four years after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, the United States Anti-Doping Agency announced …

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IOC examine Paris 2024 bid amid political transition

Paris (AFP) - After three days in Los Angeles, International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegates head for Paris to inspect the city's bid for the 2024 Games against a backdrop of a handover of power to …

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France's Emmanuel Macron backs Paris Olympic bid

Paris (AFP) - French president-elect Emmanuel Macron reaffirmed his backing for the Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in talks with International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach, Paris bid …

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Hollywood stars, billionaires meet IOC delegation

Los Angeles (AFP) - Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid chiefs rolled out an array of stars from Hollywood, the sports world and big business in a private dinner for International Olympic Committee …

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Olympic delegates launch LA 2024 inspection tour

Los Angeles (AFP) - A team of International Olympic Committee delegates kicked off a three-day tour of Los Angeles Wednesday as the city reiterated its readiness to stage the 2024 Olympics.

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