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Rio Olympics 2016: Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova fears for life after hack

Russian Whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova says she fears for her life after the account containing details of her location was hacked.
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Rio Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal

Rio Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia to appeal against weightlifting ban

The Russian weightlifting federation will appeal against the ban imposed on its team for the Rio Olympics.
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Rio 2016: IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games. Last week The IOC said individual sports' governing bodies must decide if Russian competitors are clean amid claims of state-sponsored doping. But it now says the newly convened panel "will decide whether to accept or reject that final proposal".
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Rio Olympics 2016: 37 more Russian athletes banned from the Games

Nineteen more Russian rowers have been banned from competing at next month's Olympics, taking the number of Russian athletes suspended this week to 37. Earlier on Tuesday, eight athletes across canoeing, modern pentathlon and sailing were banned, as seven swimmers and three rowers were on Monday.

Rio Olympics 2016: Wada criticises IOC for failing to ban Russian team

Wada "stands by" its recommendation last month of a full Russia team ban and has criticised the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) approach.

International Olympic Committee opt against blanket ban on Russian athletes at Rio 2016

Governing body to allow individual federations to decide whether Russians can compete.

Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC

Russia will be able to field competitors at the Olympic Games, which start in Brazil in 12 days' time Russia will not receive a blanket ban from Rio 2016 following the country's doping scandal.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games

Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping programme. The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and 68 Russian athletes attempted to overturn the suspension, implemented by the body that governs world athletics. But the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) has ruled it can stand.
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Russian doping: Olympic chiefs to decide on sanctions after McLaren report

Russia should be banned from this summer's Olympics and Paralympics after evidence was found of a four-year, state-sponsored doping programme, says the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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