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Russia Dismisses Deputy Sports Minister Involved With State-Sponsored Doping Scandal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 26 / 16

Russia has dismissed a deputy sports minister at "the heart of the doping scandal that led to its track and field athletes being banned from the Rio Olympics," according to Maria Tsvetkova of REUTERS. Yury Nagornykh was "named as a key player in an investigation into state-sponsored doping" by the W...

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