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Russia dodges doping ban in Turkey

By Jason Henderson

Russian FlagSuspended nation tops the athletics medals table at Deaflympics

Russian athletes found a loophole in the athletics system last month in Turkey when they defied their international ban by competing at the Deaflympics.

Athletes from the country have been banned from competing on the world stage since 2015 by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) due to widespread doping.

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Source: Athletics Weekly