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Doping cases pile up as Rio Games enter final stretch

RIO DE JANEIRO: Bronze medallist weightlifter Izzat Artykov on Thursday became the first athlete to be stripped of a Rio Olympics medal, testing positive for drugs as doping moved into the spotlight with the Games entering the final stretch. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had executed the most extensive pre-Games drugs testing plan while also‚Ķ Read More »