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Doping: UKAD calls for strict sanctions on Russia for state-sponsored doping

(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency must impose the “strongest possible sanctions” on Russia for its state-sponsored doping because athletes around the world have suffered as a result, the UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) agency said on Friday. A WADA compliance committee recommended last week that Russia receive a four-year Olympic ban, which would keep it out …


U.S. Democratic contender Sanders proposes $150 billion for ‘high-speed internet for all’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders launched a plan on Friday to provide high-speed broadband for every U.S. household at a cost of $150 billion, pledging to use antitrust powers to take on internet, telecom and cable companies. Sanders, a leading candidate in the crowded field seeking the Democratic nomination to take …