Arrested skiers suspended after confessing to doping
06 March 2019 | 2:09 pm
Five cross-country skiers have been provisionally suspended after admitting they doped to Austrian authorities. They were arrested earlier this week as part of a larger investigation into a criminal doping network.
29 Feb 2020
Chinese multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has been banned from the sport for eight years for missing an out-of-competition test, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday.
1 Mar 2020
One of China's biggest sports stars, reigning Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang, will miss the Tokyo Games after receiving an eight-year doping ban. The 28-year-old immediately said he will appeal against the decision.
16 Apr 2020
Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru, the winner of the 2017 London Marathon, has been provisionally suspended for "use of a prohibited substance/method".
25 Apr 2020
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28 Jun 2020
A Federal High Court in Abuja has cleared the Senator representing Benue South District, Abba Moro from criminal charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
21 Aug 2020
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3 Oct 2020
When Iranian fashion and underwear model Negzzia learnt that Iran's Revolutionary Guards were onto her for allegedly spreading anti-Islamic culture, she knew she had to get out. She travelled first to Turkey, then to France, where, for a time, she lived on the streets. We discuss her new book and her determination to speak out about the Iranian regime's deep fear of personal freedom.
7 Dec 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law on Friday a bill that lets U.S. justice officials pursue criminal penalties against those involved in doping conspiracies at international events involving American athletes, sponsors or broadcasters.
31 Dec 2020
The Kremlin critic has been accused of fraud by Russian investigators, who allege he spent money raised for his organizations on personal needs. Navalny says the new case against him was "invented" by President Putin.
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