8 Russian doping cases to be heard by CAS

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday it will rule on eight doping cases involving Russian athletes while Russia remains suspended from global track and field. The cases include new charges against former world heptathlon champion Tatyana Chernova and runners Kristina Ugarova and Yekaterina Sharmina. CAS said it was taking over the cases from...
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February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Ennis-Hill hoping for ruling on disputed 2011 world title

BEIJING (AP) Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill surprised even herself by winning the heptathlon gold at the world championships only a year after giving birth to her son. Now she's hoping a speedy decision by the sport's governing body could result in yet another unexpected world title - one she lost four years ago to an athlete later suspended for doping. Russia's Tatyana Chernova...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

IAAF says Russian bans show 'robustness' of anti-doping program

MONACO -- The IAAF says the spate of doping bans among top Russian athletes shows the "robustness" of the sport's drug-testing program. So far this year, bans have been handed to seven Russian track-and-field medalists from major championships, including four Olympic champions. Suspensions were imposed Friday on Olympic 3,000-meter steeplechase champion Yulia Zaripova and former...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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