• WADA to begin audit of Russian anti-doping agency
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    WADA to begin audit of Russian anti-doping agency

    (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will begin an audit of Russia's anti-doping program this week as it prepares to make a recommendation on whether to reinstate the Russian agency, the organization said on Sunday. RUSADA has been suspended by WADA since a report published in November

  • Wozniacki powers to Pan Pacific title in Tokyo
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    Wozniacki powers to Pan Pacific title in Tokyo

    By Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) - Caroline Wozniacki ended her string of final failures by beating Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0 7-5 in Tokyo on Sunday to win her second straight Pan Pacific Open title. The former world number one, who has now won the event three times, was contesting

  • Kings beat Canucks 4-3 after shootout in China
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    Kings beat Canucks 4-3 after shootout in China

    The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout to win both of the NHL's first preseason games in China. Saturday's game in Beijing caps a push by the National Hockey League to popularize the sport in China ahead of the country's hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Game

  • Winner of 'dirtiest race in history' Alptekin banned for life: Anadolu
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    Winner of 'dirtiest race in history' Alptekin banned for life: Anadolu

    Asli Cakir Alptekin, who won Olympic gold at London 2012 before being stripped of the title, has been banned for life by the Turkish Athletics Federation for a third doping offense, state-run Anadolu news agency have reported. Alptekin won the 1500 meters title in London, a race where six of the first