International Fencing Federation (FIE) President Alisher Usmanov says that Russian fencers set to compete at Rio 2016 should be drugs-tested ahead of the Olympics - to remove any speculation about possible cheating.
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Switzerland's Lara Gut extended her International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup lead by taking giant slalom honours in Lienz, Austria, today.
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Ahlam Al Muhallal has made history as the first woman from Qatar to compete at an international weightlifting event.
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) said it was the correct decision to disqualify Irish rider Bertram Allen from Monday's Olympia Grand Prix after blood was found on his horse Quiet Easy.
Five members of Sudan's athletics team have reportedly been fined for training in "inappropriate dress".
Hosts Belgium had a day to remember at the Jumping Mechelen event as they dominated the opening under-25 class.
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Temporary power company Aggreko has confirmed that it has pulled out of the tender process to provide generators at next summer's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.