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Campaign to force Russia out of Rio divides sport heads

Head of World Anti-Doping Agency athletes commission sends out appeal to back US and Canada-led drive even before probe report is out
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 05:50
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The Russian government is alleged to have manipulated doping samples taken at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. An investigation report on the matter is due to be published on Monday.

Los Angeles

A NORTH American-led campaign to ban Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics has opened up an international divide on how to deal with the doping scandal engulfing Russia.

European Olympic Committees president Pat Hickey said he was "shocked" by a move led by the United