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IAAF clears Radcliffe of doping allegations

Paula Radcliffe has spoken of her relief after she was found innocent of doping by the IAAF, world athletics' governing body, and UK Anti-Doping.

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Russia opts against disbanding doping agency

Amid demands for extensive reforms, Russia has decided to retain RUSADA -- the country's national anti-doping agency -- rather than disband it.

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Olympic luge champ Loch DQ'd for heavy sled

Three-time Olympic luge champion Felix Loch has been disqualified for an equipment irregularity after leading the first run of the World Cup season-opening race on Sunday.

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Russia vows to be compliant with WADA code

Russia said Friday it will follow any recommendations from the World Anti-Doping Agency to clean up its own troubled drug-testing body.

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Coe quits role as Nike ambassador

Seb Coe has stepped down from his ambassadorial role with Nike, the IAAF president has announced at a press conference.

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Spieth to approach Rio Games as 'fifth major'

Jordan Spieth expressed enthusiasm about playing for a gold medal at next year's Rio Olympics. Adam Scott, on the other hand, said he'll only play if it fits in his schedule.

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Russian Biathlon Union accepts doping fine

The Russian Biathlon Union is accepting a fine of 100,000 euros ($106,000) over three doping cases, including two that came ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Britain's top athletes get Tokyo funding boost

Britain's top Olympic and Paralympic athletes have funding assured up until Tokyo 2020 Games as fears of Government cuts banished by announcement of rise in cash.

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Phelps, Ledecky get top honors at Golden Goggles

Michael Phelps beat Ryan Lochte and open water swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky for male athlete of the year honors Saturday at the Golden Goggles, while Katie Ledecky won female athlete honors.

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IOC president proposes overhaul of WADA

IOC president Thomas Bach proposed an overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency's operations Friday, including the creation of independent testing and professional intelligence-gathering units.

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Russia likely to miss world indoors under ban

Russia likely will miss the world indoor track and field championships under its provisional suspension, as an update on the country's anti-doping reforms isn't due until late March.

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Armstrong's ex-physician indicted in biathlon case

Michele Ferrari, Lance Armstrong's former doctor who has received doping bans in Italy and the U.S., has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly providing doping assistance to a biathlete.

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Plan for Olympic village in L.A. on shaky ground

Less than three months after L.A. was selected as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games, plans to build a sprawling community for 17,000 athletes near downtown are on shaky ground.

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Scott criticizes Olympic format: Lacks creativity

Adam Scott criticized Olympic organizers for sticking to "a little, 72-hole, stroke-play event" and suggested a team or mixed team event would have been a better format.

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IAAF member implicated in corruption allegations

The IAAF is looking into council member David Okeyo over allegations that he was among a group of three officials to take nearly $700,000 from Kenya's national federation.

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Australia book place for Rio 2016

Australia have qualified to contest the inaugural men's rugby sevens gold medal at next year's Olympic Games.