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Archive for November, 2011

Photo of the Week: A Svindal-Morrison Movember mustache mashup

November 30th, 2011

Since Wednesday is the final day of November (and therefore the final day
of Movember), we could think of no better option for our Photo of the
Week than a Movember mustache mashup.

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Fencing legend Vezzali recovering from car crash

November 30th, 2011

Fencing great Valentina Vezzali is in hospital with head and abdominal injuries following a car crash.

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WADA opens review process for anti-doping code

November 30th, 2011

The World Anti-Doping Agency has opened the process for reviewing its
global rules, amid contentious debate over Olympic drug bans.

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Judo coach fired for alleged sexual harassment

November 30th, 2011

Retired two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Masato Uchishiba was fired
on Tuesday as a university coach because of sexual harassment
allegations.

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Pound: BOA’s conduct unworthy of Olympic hosts

November 30th, 2011

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has
"wrapped itself in a cloak of righteousness" in behavior unworthy of
Olympic hosts as it tries to defend its unilateral approach on doping,
former world anti-doping chief Dick Pound said on Tuesday.

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World title brings all kinds of changes for Wieber

November 30th, 2011

Jordyn Wieber's days of being able to blend in with the crowd are over.

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Lack of snow causes Val d’Isere cancellations

November 30th, 2011

Two World Cup women's races scheduled to be held in Val d'Isere next
month were called off on Wednesday because of a lack of snow.

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Ullrich doping verdict expected in January

November 30th, 2011

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich will find out in January
whether he'll get a lifetime ban from cycling for links to doping.

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Freire to lead Katusha in Tour Down Under

November 30th, 2011

Three-time world champion Oscar Freire will lead the Russian-registered
Katusha team at January's Tour Down Under, first leg of cycling's 2012
ProTour.

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Tokyo to use cherry blossom in 2020 Olympic bid

November 30th, 2011

Tokyo will use Japan's most celebrated flower – the cherry blossom – in its bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.

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