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Russian federation at risk of expulsion over doping offences

(Reuters) – The Athletics Integrity Unit Board on Wednesday called for the expulsion of Russia’s suspended athletics federation (RUSAF) after what it described as a “total lack of contrition” in its response to a long list of anti-doping violations.

AIU recommends expulsion of Russian federation over doping offences

(Reuters) – The Athletics Integrity Unit Board on Wednesday called for the expulsion of Russia’s suspended athletics federation (RUSAF) after what it described as a its “total lack of contrition” in its response to a long list of anti-doping violations.

Thiem slays nemesis Nadal to reach Australian Open semi-finals

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Dominic Thiem ended six years of Grand Slam frustration against Rafa Nadal on Wednesday with a seismic 7-6(3) 7-6(4) 4-6 7-6(6) upset that booked his maiden Australian Open semi-final and rocked the old guard of men’s tennis.

Virus concern hits lengthening list of sports events

(Reuters) – The list of international sporting events affected by a new virus outbreak in China grew on Wednesday with skiing World Cup races in Yanqing canceled and Olympic women’s football in Australia in doubt on concerns about athletes’ safety.

Virus concern hits growing list of sporting events

(Reuters) – The list of international sporting events affected by a new virus outbreak in China grew on Wednesday with skiing World Cup races in Yanqing canceled and Olympic women’s football in Australia in doubt over concerns about athletes’ safety.