Russian Sports Leaders Fight Over Doping

For years, Russian leaders portrayed pursuit of the doping scandal that has paralyzed the country’s Olympic aspirations as a mission driven by political interests in the West. On Thursday fissures erupted between their own countrymen, ratcheting up the tension before a decision that could determine the country’s fate for next summer’s Tokyo Games.

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Lance Armstrong Settles $100M Lawsuit With US Government

Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career.

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