Russia will be barred from competing in next year’s Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Games after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned the powerhouse from global sports for four years as punishment for tampering with a Moscow lab database. WADA’s executive committee decided during a meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, that Russia be...

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  • Queensland 2032 Olympic bid gets boost after WADA bans Russia from international competition
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    "There is no chance of winning this case in court," RUSADA chief Yury Ganus told AFP after the World Anti-Doping Agency imposed the ban that will rule Russia out of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics ...
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  • WADA Rules to Ban Russia for Four Years from Olympics, World Championships
    The Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency ... to strip Russia of the right to participate in major international sports tournaments, including the Olympics and World Championships ...
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