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DBR- IOC Exploring "Legal Options" For Total Russian Ban- July 20, 2016
The CAS resolution of the IAAF decision to blanket-ban Russian tracksters will play a part in the larger picture reports Daniel Etchells of insidethegames.biz…
DBR- Another Vestige Of Olympic Purity Falls Away- July 19, 2016
Lance Pugmire of the LA Times reports on the decision of the Las Vegas books to start accepting Rio wagers…
DBR- Olympians Excited To Return To Hayward On July 29- July 19, 2016
The historic Oregon venue hasn't quite breathed its last in this year of historic competition. The kickoff off TrackTown USA's Summer Series is still on tap…
DBR- Official IOC Statement On The McLaren Report- July 19, 2016
The Executive Board has "…started disciplinary actions related to the involvement of officials within the Russian Ministry of Sports and other persons mentioned in the report"…
DBR- "The Next Step Could Be A Helluva Doozy"- July 19, 2016
"Even if the IOC takes the strongest possible action and the CAS decision essentially supports it, will that do more than apply a cold compress to the unremitting migraine of doping in sport?" asks analys Philip Hersh…
DBR- "Purposely, Door Still Wide Open For Russia"- July 19, 2016
"…the report does not tie specific athletes to specific misconduct. At least yet. Without that, it fails law, ethics, morality and common sense to bar anyone from Rio," says blogger Alan Abrahamson…
DBR- The Impact Of A 4th-Place Finish At The Trials- July 18, 2016
"When a track & field athlete just misses the Olympic Games, but remains among the best in the world in his or her event, where do you go from there?" asks Christopher Chavez of Sports Illustrated
DBR- How To Follow All The World Juniors Action- July 18, 2016
"You can follow every run, jump and throw on the IAAF website," says the international federation, which also provides many other links for tracking the U-20 action from Bydgoszcz…
DBR- The Caster Semenya Case: "An Olympic Farce?"- July 18, 2016
Blogger Pat Butcher looks into the ages-old problem of "indeterminate sexuality"…