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Athletics Integrity Unit calls for 'severest' World Athletics action on Russia

Russia has been banned from competing as a nation in athletics since 2015



World Athletics has been urged to expel Russia and prevent athletes from competing on a 'neutral' basis.

Russia has been banned from competing as a nation in athletics since 2015.

Read more: Athletics Integrity Unit calls for 'severest' World Athletics action on Russia

Basketball legend Bryant and his daughter die in helicopter crash (2020)





US basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna are among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in the city of Calabasas, California.

Bryant, 41, was travelling in a private helicopter when it came down and burst into flames.

The LA county sheriff said there were no survivors.

Read more: Basketball legend Bryant and his daughter die in helicopter crash (2020)

Rugby World Cup 2019: England fined for crossing halfway line before New Zealand match

Some England players strayed over the halfway line during New Zealand's haka



England have been fined a four-figure sum for crossing the halfway line as they lined up in a V formation to face the haka before their Rugby World Cup semi-final match against New Zealand.

World Rugby rules stipulate teams must remain within their own half of the pitch to receive the challenge.

Read more: Rugby World Cup 2019: England fined for crossing halfway line before New Zealand match

Russian doping scandal: Russia faces ban from all major sports events - Wada

Russian athletes were allowed to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio



Russia could face a ban from all major sports events over "discrepancies" in a lab database, the World Anti-Doping Agency has warned.

The country has been given three weeks to explain "inconsistencies" or risk being excluded from the Olympics and world championships.

Read more: Russian doping scandal: Russia faces ban from all major sports events - Wada



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