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Kenyans will pass anti-doping test in Rio, says NOCK

28 July 2016, 09:00

Kenya team of over 60 athletes at the Rio Olympics will pass through the anti-doping tests without any problem, the country' s Olympic boss said on Wednesday.

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List of Russians banned from Rio

27 July 2016, 19:16

International sports federations and Russia's Olympic Committee on Monday began to announce the Russian competitors who will be sidelined from the Rio Games over past doping offences.

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Indian Rio hopefuls claim innocence on doping

27 July 2016, 17:10

Two Indian competitors have proclaimed their innocence after testing positive for banned steroids just days before they were to leave for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

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Roger Federer says he is out for Olympics, done for year

27 July 2016, 16:03

Roger Federer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee.

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Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Mother-in-law of F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone kidnapped in Brazil

27 July 2016, 10:43

The kidnappers had demanded a ransom of 36.5 million US dollars to be paid in pound sterling, delivered in four separate bags.

Saturday, 23 July 2016

Uhuru to Olympic team: 'Show world we are clean'

23 July 2016, 08:11

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urged his country's Olympic athletes to "show the world that we are clean and can win clean" as he gave them a send-off for the Rio Games.

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Trusted allies: why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandal

21 July 2016, 13:11

President Vladimir Putin risks personal humiliation if all Russian competitors are banned from the Rio Olympics over doping, as now seems possible; yet the man on whose watch this may happen, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, is not being fired.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Kenya to shrug off London disappointment in Rio - head coach

20 July 2016, 13:41

Head coach Julius Kirwa would not hazard a guess how many medals Kenyan athletes will win at next month's Rio Olympics but is confident the nation, renowned for its distance runners, can shrugg off the disappointment of London Games four years ago.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Kenya to send 24 athletes to Rio Paralympic Games

19 July 2016, 07:02

Kenya will send a team of 24 athletes to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games scheduled for September, officials said on Monday.

Jeptoo's ex-agent, coach appear in separate courts

19 July 2016, 08:57

The former agent and coach of banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo appeared in separate courts on Monday and were both released on bail as police continue to investigate them for alleged involvement in doping.

Monday, 18 July 2016

No surprises in final Kenya Sevens squad for Rio

18 July 2016, 19:17

There are no surprises in the Kenya Sevens men's squad for the Rio Games with the likes of Andrew Amonde and star player Collins Injera both included.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Italian sports agent charged with doping in Kenya: court

15 July 2016, 16:30

Italian sports agent Federico Rosa, who managed disgraced former marathon star Rita Jeptoo, was on Thursday charged in a Kenya court with doping offences.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The Rio Olympics in 20 fun numbers

12 July 2016, 08:39

When Rio de Janeiro opens the Olympic Games on August 5, they will be the first ever staged in South America. And here are 20 more eye-catching statistics:

Monday, 11 July 2016

Murray beats Raonic in 3 sets for 2nd Wimbledon championship

11 July 2016, 07:07

After Britain famously endured a 77-year wait between Wimbledon men's champions, Andy Murray has given the host country a pair of titles in quick succession

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Athletics Kenya warns agent's arrest may affect Rio-bound team

10 July 2016, 04:14

Athletics Kenya on Friday warned that the arrest and arraignment of leading agent Federico Rosa could have a negative impact on the athletes' performances in next month's Rio Olympics.

British agency probing claims 4 athletes doped in Kenya

10 July 2016, 14:28

The UK anti-doping agency says it sent two investigators to Kenya to look into allegations that four British athletes were doping with the blood-booster EPO in a well-known high-altitude training region in the nation.

Saturday, 09 July 2016

Serena Williams wins seventh Wimbledon, record-equalling 22nd major title

09 July 2016, 19:06

Serena Williams powered to her seventh Wimbledon crown as the world number one finally claimed a record-equalling 22nd major title with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Angelique Kerber in Saturday's final.

Friday, 08 July 2016

Police to investigate all Kenya's training camps for doping

08 July 2016, 15:08

Kenyan police say they want to investigate "all athletics training camps in the country" for doping after arresting a well-known Italian agent on suspicion that he conspired to provide banned substances to runners.

Kenyan court bails Federico Rosa

08 July 2016, 15:08

A Kenyan court on Friday freed on bail an Italian athletics agent accused of doping runners.

Thursday, 07 July 2016

Doping Italian agent and coach held in Kenya for questioning

07 July 2016, 13:27

Italian sports agent Federico Rosa and coach Claudio Berardelli are being questioned by Kenyan police over the alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes they managed and trained, court documents showed on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 06 July 2016

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder

06 July 2016, 14:25

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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