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September 19, 2018

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Whistleblower warns WADA of 'catastrophe' if Russia ban eased

Whistleblower warns WADA of 'catastrophe' if Russia ban eased

Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov said Tuesday the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) risked a "catastrophe for clean sport" if it lifts a suspension against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency later this week.Former Moscow laboratory chief Rodchenkov, who lifted the

NFL Hall of Famers threaten boycott over health, pay

NFL Hall of Famers threaten boycott over health, pay

Some of the most iconic names in NFL history have vowed to boycott the sport's annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony until they are given health insurance and an annual salary, reports said Tuesday.In a letter sent to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Play

WADA urged not to lift Russian ban by doping agencies body

WADA urged not to lift Russian ban by doping agencies body

Global doping watchdog WADA was urged Monday not to reinstate Russia as its drug-tainted testing authority "has not yet fulfilled its obligations to the global sporting community".The warning from the Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations (INADO) c

Italy FM cancels Vienna meeting over passport proposal

Italy FM cancels Vienna meeting over passport proposal

Italy's foreign minister has cancelled a meeting with his Austrian counterpart over Vienna's plans to grant citizenship to the German-speaking minority in the northern Italian province of South Tyrol, his office said Monday.The proposal by Austria's ruling