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Paris 2024 approves Tahiti as surfing venue The Paris 2024 executive board have approved Tahiti as the site for the surfing competitions at the games
ESPN | 7 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Organizers keep Paralympic marathons in Tokyo International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons confirmed Thursday that the Paralympic marathons will remain in Tokyo.
ESPN | 12 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Russia doping saga likely heads back to Switzerland's courts The case against Russia is complicated, and appealing the four-year ban will be just as tricky.
ESPN | Dec 10, 2019 11:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Translation issues delay swimmer's doping verdict Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is facing a ban from next year's Tokyo Olympics if the Court of Arbitration for Sport rules that he broke anti-doping rules by refusing to cooperate with officials in 2018.
ESPN | Dec 10, 2019 4:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Olympic figure skater, coaches being investigated for sexual abuse allegations An underage figure skater has accused a French Olympian of sending her inappropriate photos, and alleges three coaches pressured her into being quiet.
USA Today | Dec 10, 2019 12:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN calls for truce around 2020 Tokyo Olympics The U.N. General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution Monday urging all nations to observe a truce during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, saying sports can play a role in promoting peace and tolerance.
ESPN | Dec 10, 2019 02:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Why Russia olympic ban is nothing but smoke and mirrors SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour dissects the latest Russian ban from international sports competitions and explains why it's all a farce.
USA Today | Dec 9, 2019 7:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russia banned four years by WADA from international sports in latest punishment for doping violations The Russian flag and anthem will again be absent fromthe Olympic Games next summer after a ruling handed down by World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday.
USA Today | Dec 9, 2019 5:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
WADA imposes four-year ban on Russia The World Anti-Doping Agency has imposed a four-year ban on Russia using its flag, anthem and team names at Olympic and sports events.
ESPN | Dec 9, 2019 08:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
WADA athlete committee calls for full Russian ban The athlete committee of the World Anti Doping Agency is calling for Russia to be completely banned from the Olympics after the country "made a mockery not only those who play by the rules, but those who create and safeguard them."
ESPN | Dec 9, 2019 12:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend