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WADA Athletes Committee calls for full Russian ban

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The athlete committee of the World Anti Doping Agency is calling for Russia to be completely banned from the Olympics after the country “made a mockery not only those who play...
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Will Russia Be Thrown Out of the Olympics on Monday? A Primer

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Failed drug tests, altered samples and full-throated denials. Here's what you need to know as the World Anti-Doping Agency considers barring Russia from sports.
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Take a Look Inside Japan's Booming Artisanal Cheese Scene

Take a Look Inside Japan's Booming Artisanal Cheese Scene

13 hours ago   |   Fortune

In 1964, when Japan hosted the Olympics for the first time ever, the French team was stuck with a dilemma: There was no cheese worthy of the name. The French government...
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'You're killing the dreams of a whole lot of youth' - Roy Jones Jr on Russia's potential Olympic ban instigated by WADA

'You're killing the dreams of a whole lot of youth' - Roy Jones Jr on Russia's potential Olympic ban instigated by WADA

14 hours ago   |   RT

Boxing great Roy Jones Jr, who notoriously was cheated out of an Olympic gold medal in Seoul in 1988 and knows a thing or two about ruined hopes, spoke about Russia's potential...
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Sports lawyer hopes WADA makes fair decision in ‘political fight' over doping in Russian sports

Sports lawyer hopes WADA makes fair decision in ‘political fight' over doping in Russian sports

19 hours ago   |   RT

The World Anti-Doping Agency should listen to both sides before punishing Russian athletes for something they have no control over, a prominent Swiss sports lawyer told RT...
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Anthony Joshua takes revenge on Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia rematch

19 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Another loss to Ruiz Jr would have put the 2012 Olympic super-heavyweight champion's career on the line.
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Russia faces next wave of punishment in endless doping saga

Russia faces next wave of punishment in endless doping saga

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

GENEVA - The never-ending Russia doping saga hits another dramatic peak Monday when its Tokyo Olympics status and prospects for hosting international sports events are on the line.
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Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua 2: 'AJ' jabs his way to landslide decision to reclaim WBO, IBF and WBA heavyweight titles

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua 2: 'AJ' jabs his way to landslide decision to reclaim WBO, IBF and WBA heavyweight titles

1 day ago   |   RT   |   8 articles

British heavyweight star Anthony Joshua made no mistake in his heavyweight championship rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr as he comprehensively outboxed the American to reclaim the...
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Elliott: Mark Pavelich case is one of sadness and frustration

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Many in the NHL are worried about Mark Pavelich, a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team, who has been committed to a secure treatment facility.
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US figure skater Chen wins 3rd Grand Prix Finals in a row

US figure skater Chen wins 3rd Grand Prix Finals in a row

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TURIN, Italy - American figure skater Nathan Chen won the Grand Prix Finals for the third season in a row Saturday, beating Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu by a dominant...
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‘Benson,' ‘Star Trek' actor René Auberjonois dead at 79

‘Benson,' ‘Star Trek' actor René Auberjonois dead at 79

LOS ANGELES - René Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows “Benson” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and his part in the 1970 film... Read more ...

Federal workers to get 12 weeks of paid parental leave, Schumer says

Federal workers to get 12 weeks of paid parental leave, Schumer says

Under the current federal law, civilian workers are eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid leave. Read more ...

Caroll Spinney, voice of Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the...

Caroll Spinney, voice of Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies

Caroll Spinney, the person who voiced Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, has died. Read more ...

No. 3 Clemson set to play No. 2 Ohio State in College Football Playoff's...

No. 3 Clemson set to play No. 2 Ohio State in College Football Playoff's Fiesta Bowl

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Sailors killed at Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward...

Sailors killed at Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward gunman, officials say

Three U.S. Navy sailors were killed when they "didn't run from danger," U.S. Navy officials said. Read more ...

Caroll Spinney, Who Played Big Bird And Oscar On 'Sesame Street,' Dies At 85

Caroll Spinney, Who Played Big Bird And Oscar On 'Sesame Street,' Dies At 85

The actor and puppeteer performed on the popular TV show from its very first episode in 1969 until his retirement last year. (Image credit: Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Read more ...

Mississippi State to play Louisville in Music City Bowl

Mississippi State to play Louisville in Music City Bowl

Mississippi State vs. Louisville , Dec. 30, 4 p.m. ET Read more ...

Ravens clinch AFC playoff berth with 24-17 win over Bills

Ravens clinch AFC playoff berth with 24-17 win over Bills

Lamar Jackson threw three touchdown passes and the Baltimore Ravens became the AFC's first team to clinch a playoff berth following a 24-17 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Read more ...

Scheifele leads Jets to 3-2 win over Ducks

Scheifele leads Jets to 3-2 win over Ducks

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Mark Scheifele scored twice, the second on a power play with 4:22 left for his 400th NHL point, in the Winnipeg Jets' 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on... Read more ...

John Kerry joins Joe Biden on campaign trail in New Hampshire

John Kerry joins Joe Biden on campaign trail in New Hampshire

The former Massachusetts senator and U.S. Secretary of State endorsed the former vice president on Thursday, calling him uniquely qualified to beat President Donald Trump. Read more ...