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THE secretary general of the Russian Athletics federation (RusAF), Mikhail Butov, has been suspended from the IAAF Council until his nation is judged to have cleaned up its act.

In addition, race walkers Denis Nizhegorodov (the 2011 World 50km champion and former world record-holder) and Svetlana Vasilyeva (the 2013 European under-23 20km championr) have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a bid to overturn the IAAF’s decision to ban the Russian team from competing in Rio.

Russian Olympic Committee president Aleksander Zhukov said it was “an extreme injustive and humiliation” to clean Russian athletes.

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THE BIG INTERVIEW 16 EILIDH DOYLE British hurdler challenging for medals in Rio SPOTLIGHT 22 JASMIN STOWERS Interview with American 12.35 sprint hurdler 28 WHERE ARE THEY NOW? UK all-time marathon No.2 Mara Yamauchi 32 CHAMPION OF YESTERYEAR Bob Cole – the top professional distance runner of a century ago NEWS 6 IAAF uphold Russia ban for Olympics 8 Clean Soviets stake claim for Rio 11 Jama Aden arrested in drugs bust 12 Desiree Henry – GB can win sprint relay 14 Lynsey Sharp says Glasgow is hard to beat 16 Annie Conway wins world mountain gold PERFORMANCE 36 Sports science news 38 Peaking for middle-distance running 40 Club Night – Corby AC 41 Hayley Yelling’s killer training session 42 Product reviews – hydration TALKING POINT 26 Tim Hutchings on empty seats in Oslo, Olympic standards and Caster Semenya PREVIEW 70 British Championships preview ACTION 44 EA U23/U20 CHAMPIONSHIPS Morgan Lake and Imani Lansiquot were both on top form at Bedford 54 DIAMOND LEAGUE Dina Asher-Smith wins in Stockholm RESULTS & FIXTURES 56 Results round-up 75 What’s On – fixtures guide REGULARS 30 YOUNG ATHLETE 34 YOUR SAY 78 QUIZ CORNER 82 DIP FINISH

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