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Kamila Valieva: Figure skater could not have achieved ‘perfection’ while doping, says Vladimir Putin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has defended teenager figure skater Kamila Valieva, arguing it would be impossible to achieve "perfection" while using banned substances. "It is utterly impossible to achieve such pe...

Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva gets another shot at podium despite doping allegations

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If Valieva finishes in the top three of the competition, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has insisted there will be no flower ceremony or medal ceremony in case the organization has to eventually strip her ...

IOC offers Olympic torches to US team as prizes while Winter Games deals with doping scandal: report

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Nathan and the rest of the nine-person U.S. team finished as runners-up in the team event, but chaos ensued after reports surfaced that Valieva used a banned medication. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . ...

Russian skater Kamila Valieva carries weight of doping scandal onto ice

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When Russian figure skating star Kamila Valieva skates onto the Olympic ice at Beijing's Capital Indoor Stadium Tuesday, she will be carrying more than the usual pressure of a top-ranked athlete hoping to make the b...

Russia’s Diana Davis mum on mom’s role in Olympic doping case

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Davis looked uneasy as she held tight to Smolkin while batting off questions following the duo's strong performance in the rhythm dance competition. She didn't say much, except t...

Russian skater Kamila Valieva will have doping case heard on Sunday at Olympics

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Valieva will find out if she can skate in the Winter Olympics women’s competition the next day after the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced on Saturday that the expedited hearing on her doping case will be held...

Olympic court to determine fate of Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva at Beijing after doping scandal

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The ITA, established by the International Olympic Committee in 2018 because of the Russian doping scandal at Sochi, released a lengthy statement on Friday confirming that the 15-year-old skater tested positive for tr...

Ben Johnson, Marion Jones highlight most infamous Olympic doping cases

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Russian athletes are competing as ROC, short for Russian Olympic Committee, at the Beijing Olympics because the country was banned for operating a state-sponsored doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Games. LIVE UPDATES: ...

Olympic athletes face many doping, virus tests in Beijing

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The 2,900 or so competitors at the Winter Games have to make themselves available for unannounced doping control visits, putting them at greater risk of catching COVID-19 and possibly ruling them out of their event. ...

Olympic silver medalist Chijindu Ujah provisionally suspended for doping violation

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British sprinter Chijindu Ujah, who won a silver medal in the 4x100m relay at the Tokyo Olympics last week, has been provisionally suspended for a doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Th...

King implies Russians ‘should not be here’ because of doping

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"There are a lot of people here that should not be here," said King, who won a silver and a bronze medal in Tokyo. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . King made her statements seated next to Ryan Murphy, anoth...

Doping talk rears its head after Russian swimmers win

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Seeming to take aim at a country that has repeatedly run afoul of doping rules, Murphy revealed his frustration after taking the silver medal behind Evgeny Rylov in the 200-meter backstroke. That came three days afte...

Russians suspected of doping stopped from going to Olympics

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The World Anti-Doping Agency said Friday it intervened to stop several Russians from competing based on evidence from the Moscow testing laboratory that was shut down in 2015. The database and samples from the long-s...

Russia at Tokyo Olympics with new name, more doping disputes

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You won't see the Russian flag above any podiums but the national colors are on the uniforms. Doping cases old and new still cast a shadow over the team. Two swimmers from the Tokyo team have been suspended for cases...

Gymnast Oleg Verniaiev out of Olympics after doping ban

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The Ukrainian gymnast tested positive for the banned substance meldonium in August 2020 and was banned after a ruling by the Gymnastics Ethics Foundation, which hears disciplinary cases in the sport. CLICK HERE FOR M...

Olympic hopes appear to dim for US runner Shelby Houlihan who blames pork burrito for a 4-year doping ban

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US middle-distance runner Shelby Houlihan, who recently learned she has been banned from the sport of track and field for four years following a positive test for an anabolic steroid, appears less likely to take par...

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