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Russian track and field athletes banned for doping rule violation

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 Top sprinter Mikhail Idrisov and two other Russian track and field athletes have been banned for four years for doping rule offences Russia s anti doping agency RUSADA said on Wednesday The 100m runner Idrisov was banned retroactively from June 19 2015 onwards and the others sanctioned are lower tier athletes Evgeny Khokhlov and Tamara Shchemerova RUSADA which did not give further details however stated that anti doping rules violation led to the sanctions by Russia s athletics federation The entire Russian athletics team apart from U S based long jumper Darya Klishina was banned from August Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in connection with doping practices in the country Edited by Oluleye Abiodun Hadiza Mohammed Aliyu NAN
Russian track and field athletes banned for doping rule violation

1 Top sprinter Mikhail Idrisov and two other Russian track and field athletes have been banned for four years for doping rule offences, Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA said on Wednesday.

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2 The 100m runner Idrisov was banned retroactively from June 19, 2015 onwards, and the others sanctioned are lower-tier athletes Evgeny Khokhlov and Tamara Shchemerova.

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3 RUSADA, which did not give further details, however, stated that “anti-doping rules violation led to the sanctions by Russia’s athletics federation.”

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4 The entire Russian athletics team apart from U.S.-based long jumper Darya Klishina was banned from August Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in connection with doping practices in the country.

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6 (Edited by: Oluleye Abiodun/Hadiza Mohammed-Aliyu)
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