Olympic champion walkers in Russian team after doping bans

MOSCOW (AP) Three Olympic champion race walkers have returned to the Russian national team after serving doping bans. Sergei Kirdyapkin, Olga Kaniskina and Elena Lashmanova were all named in an updated team list on the Russian Sports Ministry's website Monday, meaning they could compete at the Olympics in August if the Russian team's suspension from track and field is lifted in...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

CAS to judge bans for 6 Russian athletes caught doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The allegedly corrupt Russian anti-doping system in athletics goes on trial at sport's highest court next week with two 2012 Olympic medals at stake. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will hear appeals on Dec. 2-3 by the IAAF against six Russian athletes, their athletics federation and the national anti-doping agency RUSADA. The IAAF is challenging...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

IAAF appeals against Russian 'selective' sanctions

MONACO (AP) Track and field's governing body has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against ''selective'' sanctions handed down by Russia in six doping cases. Valery Borchin, Olga Kaniskina, Sergei Bakulin, Sergei Kirdyapkin, Vladimir Kanaykin and Yulia Zaripova were suspended in January because of anomalies in their biological passport, but the Russian anti-doping agency...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Russian Olympic race-walk champs suspended in doping probe

MOSCOW -- The IAAF says three Russian Olympic champion race-walkers have been provisionally suspended as part of an investigation into doping in Russian athletics. The three are Sergei Kirdyapkin, who won gold in the men's 50-kilometer race at the 2012 London Olympics, and Valery Borchin and Olga Kaniskina, who won men's and women's gold in the 20K race at the Beijing Olympics in...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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