Russian runner wins cut in doping ban for giving evidence

MONTREAL (AP) Disgraced Russian marathon runner Liliya Shobukhova can race again after giving evidence for other doping investigations. The World Anti-Doping Agency says Shobukhova's ''substantial assistance'' earned a seven-month cut in her existing ban of three years, two months. The reduced sanction expired Sunday. WADA says the former Chicago and London Marathon winner's evidence...
Via Associated Press
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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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April 28, 2015  |  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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