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Anti-Doping Leaders Petition IOC Boss to Ban Russia

athleticbusiness.com — Copyright 2016 Gannett Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved Pressure intensified Wednesday on the International Olympic Committee in the midst of one of the largest sports doping scandals ever when anti-doping leaders from 14 nations called upon IOC President Thomas Bach to ban Russia's Olympic committee and its athletes from the upcoming Rio Games.

Anti-doping leaders call on IOC to ban Russia immediately from Rio Olympics

northjersey.com — Pressure intensified Wednesday on the International Olympic Committee in the midst of one of the largest sports doping scandals ever when anti-doping leaders from 14 nations called upon IOC President Thomas Bach to deny Russia's Olympic Committee and its athletes from competing in the upcoming Rio Olympic Games.

Anti-Doping Leaders Call on IOC to Ban Russia From RIO Olympics

wfmynews2.com — Pressure intensified Wednesday on the International Olympic Committee in the midst of one of the largest sports doping scandals ever when anti-doping leaders from 14 nations called upon IOC President Thomas Bach to deny Russia's Olympic Committee and its athletes from competing in the upcoming Rio Olympic Games.

Anti-doping leaders call on IOC to ban Russia from Rio Olympics

usatoday.com — Pressure intensified Wednesday on the International Olympic Committee in the midst of one of the largest sports doping scandals ever when anti-doping leaders from 14 nations called upon IOC President Thomas Bach to deny Russia's Olympic Committee and its athletes from competing in the upcoming Rio Olympic Games.

Opinion: Russian State-Sponsored Doping Must Result in Ban

athleticbusiness.com — Copyright 2016 Gannett Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved We now know it's not just Russian track and field. It's not just Russian winter sports. Russian summer sports are dirty to their core, too, according to an independent World Anti-Doping Agency report issued Monday by Canadian attorney Richard McLaren.

Brennan: Russia must be kicked out of 2016 Rio Olympics

caller.com — By Christine Brennan, USA TODAY Sports We now know it's not just Russian track and field. It's not just Russian winter sports. Russian summer sports are dirty to their core too - "the vast majority of summer and winter Olympic sports" - according to an independent World Anti-Doping Agency report issued this morning by Richard McLaren.

Brennan: Russia must be kicked out of 2016 Rio Olympics

usatoday.com — We now know it's not just Russian track and field. It's not just Russian winter sports. Russian summer sports are dirty to their core too - "the vast majority of summer and winter Olympic sports" - according to an independent World Anti-Doping Agency report issued this morning by Richard McLaren.

Brennan: Rory McIlroy says what all golfers thinking in passing on Olympics

usatoday.com — Honesty got the best of Rory McIlroy the other day when he became just another Olympics fan who said he won't watch golf. "I'll probably watch the Olympics, but I'm not sure golf will be one of the events I watch," said the four-time major champion who dropped out of the Games a couple of weeks ago.

Brennan: Wimbledon semis -- appropriately -- are all about Venus Williams

usatoday.com — It is so fitting that Venus Williams is back in the Wimbledon semifinals. Be it a last hurrah or a magical comeback, fueled by sheer grit or pure luck, this is a turn of events that should be celebrated no matter how the story ends. Venus Williams isn't young anymore.

Brennan: Missy Franklin has rollercoaster week at Olympic trials

usatoday.com — OMAHA - Missy Franklin has lived a lifetime or two over the last five days. On Tuesday, she failed to make the Olympic team in an event she won at the 2012 London Olympics. On Wednesday, she came from behind to qualify for Rio in another of her specialties.
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Jul 24, 2016

Thanks. Biggest Olympic scandal in decades, and it reaches to every event a Russian enters in Rio.  https://twitter.com/mattdsport/status/757341322177118208 

Jul 24, 2016

Ha. Thanks. Just journalism. :) Absolute no-brainer. IOC is oldest of old boys network.  https://twitter.com/solidiu5/status/757219764804739073 

Jul 24, 2016

Not to be repetitive, but there was no way the IOC was going to issue a blanket ban on its great pal Putin. #$51billion #Sochi

Jul 24, 2016

Talking IOC Russia decision on @cnni in a moment.

Jul 20, 2016

BREAKING: Anti-doping leaders from Germany, Japan, USA, Canada, 10 other nations call on IOC to ban Russia from Rio:  http://usat.ly/2abXLsd 

Jul 20, 2016

Garry Marshall was as nice and funny as you'd have hoped. A great @NorthwesternU Wildcat too. (At Cal game, 8/31/13) https://t.co/NvZtlwBbXk

Jul 19, 2016

Talking Russian doping on @ABCWorldNews tonight and @GMA in the morning.

Jul 18, 2016

RT @WTOP: At 12:40 p.m., @cbrennansports on report tying Russian sports ministry to doping. Listen on 103.5 FM or:  http://bit.ly/1zA3vzF 


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