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IAAF: Shobukhova doping case to be settled in the next week

DOHA, Qatar (AP) The IAAF expects a resolution ''very quickly'' in the doping case of three-time Chicago Marathon champion Liliya Shobukhova. IAAF spokesman Nick Davies says the Russian's case should be settled ''in the next week or so'' after a hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport was canceled without explanation last month. Shobukhova was banned for two years for suspicious...
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CAS hearing cancelled in doping case of Russian runner

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a hearing scheduled Wednesday in the doping case of three-time Chicago Marathon winner Liliya Shobukhova has been cancelled. The court could not confirm why an appeal filed by the IAAF to double Shobukhova's ban to four years would not take place. However, reports in Russia suggest the IAAF, Russian athletics federation...
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Russia to probe claims of systematic doping

MOSCOW (AP) The Russian Anti-Doping Agency has launched an investigation into claims of corruption and systematic doping in the country and within its own ranks. German television channel ARD broadcast a documentary in which former RUSADA official Vitaly Stepanov accused the agency of routinely covering up positive doping tests by leading Russian athletes in a variety of sports...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia facing allegations of systematic doping

MOSCOW (AP) Russia faced explosive allegations of corruption and systematic doping on Wednesday, including the reported admission of drug use by an Olympic champion runner and cover-up and extortion involving a three-time Chicago Marathon winner. Both German television channel ARD and French sports daily L'Equipe reported that Liliya Shobukhova, who won the Chicago Marathon from...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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