Tuesday , April 16 2024

Athletics

Blessing Okagbare banned for 10 years over doping

The Disciplinary Tribunal has banned Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare for a total of 10 years, five years for the presence and use of multiple prohibited substances and five years for her refusal to co-operate with the AIU’s investigation into her case. The sole arbitrator adjudicating the case concluded that the …

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Japan e-commerce CEO calls Olympics ‘suicide mission’

Holding the Tokyo Olympics this summer would be a “suicide mission” as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage around the world, the head of Japan’s e-commerce giant Rakuten has warned. “It’s dangerous to host the big international event from all over the world,” CEO Hiroshi Mikitani said in an interview …

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