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 Russia banned from the Olympics
Topic Originator: OzPar  
Date:   Mon 9 Dec 11:23

Just been reported that Russia has been banned from the Olympics and world championships in a range of sports after a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ruling to punish it for manipulating laboratory data.
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 Re: Russia banned from the Olympics
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Mon 9 Dec 16:35

Yes Oz but due to a loophole ?? they can still take part in the Euro Tournament so poor auld Alba will still have to play in the play offs :-(
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 Re: Russia banned from the Olympics
Topic Originator: donj  
Date:   Mon 9 Dec 16:57

Some ban when all it means is no flag or anthem.Hardly a real ban.
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 Re: Russia banned from the Olympics
Topic Originator: dafc  
Date:   Mon 9 Dec 21:31

Seems to have hit team sport more than athletics who simply can't compete at all, However without the backing of Russia the majority of athletes will not have resources to compete, train, travel and so on
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