Russia banned from Olympics, World Cup and other big events for cheating over doping

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Russia was banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years on Monday, a period that includes the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, for tampering with doping-related laboratory data.

The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is a serious blow to Russia’s already tarnished sporting reputation and a disappointment for Russian sportsmen and sportswomen, who will not now be able to perform at the Olympics under their own flag and national anthem.

WADA’s executive committee in Switzerland acted after...


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Russia banned from Olympics, World Cup and other big events for cheating over doping


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