Following the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision on Sunday not to issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes despite evidence of systematic doping across the majority of Olympic sports, global sporting federations have been left to decide which Russians can compete at next month's Rio Games.
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LAUSANNE: Thirty one athletes from six sports could be banned from this year's Rio Olympics after failing dope tests when 454 samples were reexamined from the 2008 Beijing Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed measures being taken to tackle the mosquito-borne Zika virus and believes the spread of the virus across South America will not adversely affect the Rio de Janeiro Games in August.
LAHORE: President of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Lt Gen (retd) Arif Hasan said on Sunday that although national hockey team is not present in Hockey World Cup 2014 but it will be seen in action in Asian Youth Games (AYG) and Youth Olympics Games (YOG), ARY News reported. A meeting of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) was held in Lahore on Sunday. Addressing a press conference after the meeting, Arif Hasan said that names of players will be sent to the organizers of Youth Olympics Games and Asian Youth Games…