The crucial governance reforms that will be voted upon during a special International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Congress in Monaco on Saturday (December 3) have received full backing from the IAAF Athletes' Commission.
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Russia’s London 2012 Olympic high jump champion Chicherova officially stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze after doping retest
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