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Russia Names 68 Olympic Track and Field Hopefuls in Appeal

Russia named 68 athletes on Tuesday it wants to send to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro if its global ban from track and field is lifted.   The list approved by the suspended All-Russia Athletic Federation appears to contradict an earlier promise not to send any athletes who have previously been banned for doping offenses.   Former world indoor champion triple jumper Yekaterina Koneva makes the list even though she served a ban from 2007-09. Other notable athletes with past...

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