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  1. IAAF considers action over reportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser

    The Sunday Times says it has been given access to a leaked database containing 12,000 blood tests from more than 5,000 athletes The International Association of Athletics Federations says it will not rule out "any follow-up action necessary" over a Sunday Times report alleging widespread doping in the sport. The newspaper, and German broadcaster ARD/WDR, obtained leaked data relating to 12,000 blood tests conducted on more than 5,000 athletes.

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  2. India hockey team takes on France in Euro tourRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Big News Network.com

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  3. Myanmar youngster swims alone in personal best timeRead the original story

    20 min ago | Reuters

    A 12-year-old swimmer from Myanmar was forced to swim alone in the heats of the men's 100 meters breaststroke at the world championships before being roared home by an enthusiastic crowd at the Kazan Arena on Sunday. Ahnt Khaung Htut found himself swimming the event on his own after his fellow competitors from Guinea and Cameroon pulled out of the opening heat.

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  4. Team Ireland finish on a high in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | RTE.ie

    On the final day of competition alone Irish athletes won six gold, five silver and five bronze medals. This leaves the team with a final medal tally of 26 gold, 29 silver, 31 bronze, 31 personal bests and 43 placement ribbons.

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  5. Greg Louganis on Caitlyn Jenner: 'We All Have Our Own Journeys'Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Advocate

    ... Jenner's stuggle with her gender identity throughout their athletic careers. They both competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics, where Jenner won the men's decathlon and Louganis earned a silver medal. Their individual stories illustrate how economic ...

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  6. IAAF considering taking action after report claims 'at least one...Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Daily Mail

    The International Association of Athletics Federations says it will not rule out 'any follow-up action necessary' over a Sunday Times report alleging widespread doping in the sport. The newspaper, and German broadcaster ARD/WDR, obtained leaked data relating to 12,000 blood tests conducted on more than 5,000 athletes.

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  7. WADA to probe new athletics doping claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Japan Times

    The World Anti-Doping Agency is alarmed by "wild allegations" made by two European media outlets of widespread suspicious drug tests in track and field, and is asking an independent body to investigate. WADA president Craig Reedie said Sunday he was surprised by the scale of the allegations, including that one-third of medals in endurance races at the Olympics and world championships over a 10-year period were won by athletes who recorded suspicious doping tests.

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  8. Ennis-Hill demands doping actionRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Andover Advertiser

    Jessica Ennis-Hill wants a thorough investigation into the Sunday Times report which appears to highlight widespread doping in athletics Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill called on athletics' world governing body and the World Anti-Doping Agency to address a report in the Sunday Times which appears to show cheating has taken place on a vast scale in the sport during the last decade. The newspaper says it, along with the German broadcaster ARD/WDR, has had access to a database containing more than 12,000 blood tests from 5,000 athletes and which it claims reveals "the extraordinary extent of cheating by athletes at the world's most prestigious events".

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  9. Kittatinny Barracudas win 9th straight Wallkill Swim ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    Spear-headed by record-breaking performances by Samantha Russell, Hunter Klingener and Jake Riva, the Barracudas captured their ninth straight conference title at the WVSC Championships at Kittatinny High School's indoor pool by totaling 1,665 points.

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  10. IOC recognizes South Sudan, clearing nation for Rio 2016 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | CTV

    South Sudanese marathon runner Guor Marial, who competed under the Olympic flag in the 2012 Olympics, appears in London in this Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 photo. On Sunday, August 2, 2015, the IOC officially recognized South Sudan, allowing athletes like Marial to compete under their nation's flag.

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  11. India lose to Russia, settle for World archery silverRead the original story

    45 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The Indian women's recurve archery team of Deepika Kumari, Laxmirani Majhi and Rimil Buriuly settled for the silver losing the World Championship final 4-5 to Russia in an edge-of-the-seat encounter at the Christiansborg Palace here on Sunday. The Russian team comprising Inna Stepanova, Ksenia Perova and Tuyana Dashidorzhieva clinched the gold medal in a nerve-wracking tie-breaker which ended 28-27 in their favour.

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  12. Athletics: Sutton lad helps revive the London 2012 experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Croydon Guardian

    Mitcham 's Matt Jafari experienced a once in a lifetime opportunity on Saturday as he helped revive the London 2012 spirit at the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games. The 21-year-old works as store lead at the Wallington branch of Sainsbury's in Sutton, and he led out the finest long distance runners onto the track at the Olympic stadium.

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  13. South Sudan gains Olympic status, cleared for RioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    South Sudan has received official recognition from the IOC, allowing the world's newest nation to send a team under its own flag to next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. South Sudan, which split from Sudan and became independent in 2011, has been torn by civil war for the past two years.

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  14. Bad start for Aussies at swimming worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Australia has made a disastrous start to the world swimming championships in Russia after their men's team failed to fire on Sunday. The stage was set when No.1-ranked Mack Horton sensationally missed Sunday night's 400m freestyle final at Kazan.

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  15. Stunner: US men miss out on relay final at swim worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    Katie Ledecky of the USA leave the pool after a women's 400m freestyle heat at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Katie Ledecky of the USA looks on after a women's 400m freestyle heat at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015.

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  16. Good show from Wendy in worlds springboard finalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: Diver Wendy Ng earned praises for a decent finish in the women's 3m springboard individual at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia. The 22-year-old, making her first appearance in a world meet final, finished a respectable eighth from 12 divers with a five-dive total of 311.10 points.

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  17. Doping crisis deepens as 12 leading Team GB athletes claimed to...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Doping crisis deepens as 12 leading Team GB athletes said to have had 'abnormal' blood values in tests from 2001 to 2012 One champion British athlete - not identified - recorded test results so high there was a one in 1000 chance of their performances being 'natural' A leading Team GB athlete has insisted they 'never cheated' despite three times recording abnormal blood-doping results, with readings increasing as performances improved. With investigations by a German TV broadcaster on Saturday night claiming at least one in three medal winners at track endurance events between 2001 and 2012 had been doping, The Sunday Times reports a dozen British athletes had 'abnormal' results in the 11 years before the London Olympics.

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  18. India to lock horns with France in Hockey World LeagueRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Indian men's hockey team is all set to compete with France on their tour to Europe, after securing fourth in the recent FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Belgium. India will play two matches against France and they are looking forward to repeat their success against the European team.

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  19. Hearn: For Campbell There is Mitchell, Crolla, BurnsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boxing Scene

    Luke Campbell won the battle of the Hull lightweights with a 10th-round stoppage of the brave Tommy Coyle in an electrifying encounter at the KC Lightstream Stadium. The London 2012 gold medallist knocked down his former sparring partner and friend in the second round with a brutal body shot, but Coyle not only survived the round he kept coming forward in their fight which doubled as a WBC lightweight eliminator.

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  20. Manchester United gossip: Double deal close, but world record Bale bid still plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | A Different League

    The Red Devils are planning to make a bid for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale, according to the Daily Express . However, they will have to break Bale's own world record, as Madrid will not accept anything less than the A 86m they paid for him in 2013.

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