Russia is banned from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program, after losing an appeal at sport’s highest court.
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Athletes at the Rio Olympics, including Jenny Simpson, have been emboldened about calling out those they believe may be tainted.
A female Chinese swimmer has tested positive for a banned substance at the Rio Olympics, China’s swimming association said Friday — the first competitor in the sport to fail a test at the games.
The 27-year-old Armitstead won a silver medal in the road race at the London Games in 2012 and is one of the favorites in Rio.
All of Russia’s weightlifters were banned from the Rio Olympics on Friday for doping for what the international federation called “extremely shocking” results that brought the sport into “disrepute.”