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Weightlifting: Turkish Olympic champion Suleymanoglu mourned

ISTANBUL: Hundreds of mourners including his greatest sporting rival attended the funeral of Turkey's triple Olympic champion Naim Süleymanoglu on Sunday (Nov 19). Known as the pocket Hercules Suleymangolu, who won three straight Olympic weightlifting titles starting at Seoul 1988, died from liver...

Doping: Russia pessimistic over WADA reinstatement

MOSCOW: Russia's sports minister on Monday (Nov 13) said it would be "difficult" for the country's anti-doping body to convince the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to reinstate it at a meeting in Seoul this week. The explosive 2016 McLaren report commissioned by WADA alleged state-sponsored doping ...