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IOC set to decide Russia's Rio fate on Sunday

LONDON Russia is expected to find out on Sunday whether it will be banned completely from the Rio Olympics, with the International Olympic Committee's executive board set to deliver one of the most momentous decisions in its history.

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Rosberg keeps Hungarian pole, Hamilton hindered by yellow flags

BUDAPEST Nico Rosberg will keep pole position for Sunday's Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix after having come under investigation for not slowing down enough for the yellow flags that cost title rival Lewis Hamilton a shot at top spot.

Formula One 12:18am BST

India's Rio-bound wrestler Yadav fails doping test

MUMBAI Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who was set to compete in the 74kg freestyle category at the Rio Olympics, has tested positive for a banned steroid, the national anti-doping agency (NADA) told Reuters on Sunday.

8:25am BST

Better late than never, pullout hands Australian Hearn Rio berth

SYDNEY Sixteen years after being an unused reserve at her home Sydney Olympics, Australian rider Sue Hearn will finally make her Games debut at the age of 60 in Rio.

Australia 5:46am BST

After headguards, vests next on Olympic hit list

LONDON Male boxers will step into the ring without headguards at the Rio Olympics for the first time since the 1980 Moscow Games, and their vests could be next on the hit list.

8:33am BST

American Morris soars to year's top outdoor pole vault

Rio-bound U.S. Olympian Sandi Morris soared to the highest outdoor pole vault in the world this year when she cleared 4.93 metres at Houston on Saturday.

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