The Japanese Government could reportedly require increased testing of Tokyo 2020 participants prior to their arrival in the country for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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Canada's Bianca Andreescu has been forced to withdraw from the Madrid Open after testing positive for COVID-19.
Janne Järvinen has been left off Finland’s sailing team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, weeks after being handed a prison sentence for money laundering and drug offences.
Britain’s Oliver Townend secured a third consecutive title at the Kentucky Three-Day Event at Lexington in the United States.
Slovenia’s Tadej Pogačar and Demi Vollering of The Netherlands triumphed at Liège–Bastogne–Liège after triumphing in sprint finishes from breakaway groups at the one-day race in Belgium.
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Kenyan taekwondo star Faith Ogallo has called on fellow athletes to promote efforts to combat climate change.
Tunisian National Olympic Committee (CNOT) President Mehrez Boussayene has called on the country’s Ministry of Youth and Sport to provide increased support with a strategic plan cited as one of his aims.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Executive Committee has confirmed the World Table Tennis Championships will take place in Houston from November 23 to 29.
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Russia’s Aslan Karatsev set up a second-round meeting with Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Monte-Carlo Masters by winning his opening match in Monaco.
Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of Moscow's anti-doping laboratory, has claimed the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act (RADA) can act as a "game-changer" in sport.
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