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State TV says 14 Russians on list for 2008 Olympic doping

Ten medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, including 2012 high jump champion Anna Chicherova, were among 14 Russians that tested positive in the reanalysis of their doping samples, state television reported Tuesday.

Match TV said 11 of the 14 athletes on its retest list are from track and field, including 4x100-meter relay gold medalist Yulia Chermoshanskaya. The others are two weightlifters and a rower.

Separately, the Russian track federation said it would ban former dopers from the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the hope of getting its team reinstated for the games. The IAAF suspended the track federation from global competition after a World Anti-Doping Agency...

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