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  • Int’l Olympic Committee says 31 athletes could miss Rio after positive Beijing drugs re-tests

    May 17, 2016 | 11:27 am

    Thirty one athletes from six sports could be banned from this year's Rio Olympics after failing dope tests when 454 samples were reexamined from the 2008 Beijing Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.

    The IOC also said it would start re-testing Sochi 2014...

  • Iranians unlikely to compete against Israelis in Olympics

    July 24, 2012 | 10:18 am

    Despite a statement from the head of the Iranian Olympic committee asserting that Iranian athletes can compete against Israelis in the London Olympic Games, it is unlikely to occur.

    Bahram Afsharzadeh, the head of the Iranian Olympic Mission, said on July 23 that his athletes will...