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    Factbox: Russian athletes affected by Rio bans

    The IOC said any Russian athletes with a previous doping suspension will be ineligible to compete at the Olympics. AQUATICS (SWIMMING, DIVING, SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING AND WATERPOLO) - Yulia Efimova, Mikhail Dovgalyuk, Natalia Lovtcova, Anastasia Krapivina, Nikita Lobintsev, Vladimir Morozov and Daria Ustinova are seven Russian swimmers banned by the governing body FINA from competing at Rio. FINA said the "exact implication for the Russian Swimming Federation is still to be clarified" and an "ad hoc commission will have to investigate".

  • Patrick McEnroe: There Is A Void In Top U.S. Tennis Players

    Patrick McEnroe: There Is A Void In Top U.S. Tennis Players

    If you don’t know much about tennis – and even if you do – and you were asked to name the top men’s player in the United States, you might struggle. That’s because the days of Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and Andy Roddick are long gone. And now? Now it feels like we have a void. “Well, the reason it feels like a void is because there is a void,” former tennis pro and former United States Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe said on CBS Sports Radio’s After Hours with Amy Lawrence. “That’s just a fact. While there are solid players like (John) Isner – and (Sam) Querrey beating (Novak) Djokovic at Wimbledon was certainly a huge result for him – they’re not big, big-time players. That’s just the facts.