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Now Russia faces possible suspension from Paralympic Games over doping scandal

Jul 23, 2016

Now Russia faces possible suspension from Paralympic Games over doping scandal

Russia on Friday made a last-ditch bid to avoid a blanket ban at the Rio Games over state-run doping as a fresh batch of drug test failures from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 rocked the Olympics. #Russia #IAAF #London 2012 #Beijing 2008 #Paralympics #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #International Paralympic Federation #IPF
Stop doping or explain to grandchildren why medals were snatched: IAAF chief Sebastien Coe

May 29, 2016

Stop doping or explain to grandchildren why medals were snatched: IAAF chief Sebastien Coe

London 2012 chief Sebastian Coe said it would be "delusional" to think the Games may have been the dirtiest in history in the wake of positive drugs tests. #Russia #IOC #London Olympics #IAAF #London 2012 #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Rio Games #Sebastien Coe
To better London 2012 in Rio next year would be great: Gopichand

Dec 30, 2015

To better London 2012 in Rio next year would be great: Gopichand

Not looking too far ahead towards the Rio Olympics, national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand said on Wednesday that there were a few top-notch tournaments for self-analysis before the mega event. #Badminton #SportsTracker #London 2012 #P.Gopichand #Rio 2016 #Rio Olympics
World Anti-Doping Agency accuses Russia of widespread doping; wants ban on Russian athletes

Nov 10, 2015

World Anti-Doping Agency accuses Russia of widespread doping; wants ban on Russian athletes

The report from a WADA commission that has been probing media allegations of widespread doping and deception in Russia — host of soccer's next World Cup — said even the country's intelligence service, the FSB, was involved #Sports #ThatsJustWrong #Doping #Olympics #Athletics #Sebastian Coe #SportsTracker #World Anti-Doping Agency #IAAF #London 2012 #WADA #World Athletics Championships #Doping scandal #Sports Controversies #Sergey Bubka #Lamine Diack #Russia Doping
English Football Association wants British team at Rio Olympics

Mar 03, 2015

English Football Association wants British team at Rio Olympics

A combined British soccer team could take part in next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics after the English Football Association signalled its intent to enter the qualification process. #England #Ireland #Scotland #SportsTracker #London 2012 #FA #Rio 2016 #Football Association #Rio Olympics #welsh
Photos: Mascots from previous Olympics steal the show at Rio airport

Nov 21, 2014

Photos: Mascots from previous Olympics steal the show at Rio airport

Mascots from other editions of the Summer Olympic Games (L-R) Fu Niu Lele (Beijing 2008), Wenlock (London 2012), Misha (Moscow 1980), Mandeville (London 2012) and Athena (Athens 2004) pose for pictures at the International airport in Rio. #ImagesOfTheDay #London 2012 #Summer Olympic Games #Beijing 2008 #Mascot #Misha #Athens 2004 #Rio Olympics #Fu Niu Lele #Wenlock #Moscow 1980 #Mandeville #Athena