• Australian Olympic Committee chief Coates says victim of 'vindictive' campaign
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    Australian Olympic Committee chief Coates says victim of 'vindictive' campaign

    (Reuters) - Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates has said that allegations of bullying leveled against his long-serving lieutenant Mike Tancred are part of a "vindictive" campaign aimed at bringing his 27-year reign to an end. Coates, an International Olympic Committee vice president

  • Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping
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    Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping

    Russian heptathlete Tatyana Chernova has been stripped of her 2008 Beijing Olympics bronze medal for doping with an anabolic steroid. Chernova's urine sample revealed traces of turinabol in a retesting program of Beijing and 2012 London Olympics athletes, the International Olympic Committee said

  • Doping: Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze
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    Doping: Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze

    Russian Olympic heptathlete Tatiana Chernova was stripped of her 2008 Beijing Games bronze medal on Monday after she tested positive to banned substances in re-tests of her sample. Chernova's 2008 sample tested positive for anabolic steroid turinabol as did the sample from the 2012 Olympics of fellow

  • Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies at 67
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    Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies at 67

    USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm, died Sunday. USA Swimming said Wielgus died in Colorado Springs, Colorado, of complications from colon cancer. The cancer was first diagnosed in 2006 and Wielgus