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Russia defends record over calls for wide-ranging doping ban

Wed Jan 11 01:01:48 EST 2017 | Townhall.com
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's deputy prime minister, responding to calls for the nation's sports teams to be excluded from all international competitions because of doping, said Wednesday that the country is "among the cleanest in the world." Following a summit this week, leaders from 19 national anti-doping organizations also called for Russia to be stripped of the right to host major sports events, a measure which would affect next year's World Cup. Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, who oversees sp..

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A global group of anti-doping leaders is calling for Russian teams to be excluded from international competitions while establishing a process to allow individuals from the country..
Leaders from 19 National Anti-Doping Agencies have called for the exclusion of Russia from competing in international competition or hosting events until the country complies with ..
A global group of anti-doping leaders is calling for Russian teams to be excluded from international competitions while establishing a process to allow individuals from the country..
Anti-doping organisations have said Russia should be banned from hosting and competing in international sporting events, including the 2018 World Cup, until it can show it is compl..
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's deputy prime minister, responding to calls for the nation's sports teams to be excluded from all international competitions because of doping, said Wednesday..
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's deputy prime minister, responding to calls for the nation's sports teams to be excluded from all international competitions because of doping, said Wednesday..
MOSCOW (AP) — Still mired in a doping scandal and with a track team banned from international competition, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said his country may put f..
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