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Doping problem in canoe/kayak worse than reported

The doping problem in sports generally and in canoe/kayak specifically is worse than reported in my Sportscene tv piece of June 1. More athletes and entire federations, including the Romanian canoe/kayak federation, have now been banned from international competition because of doping.

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Environmentalists tackle Dusi sand miners

A month of crackdowns on sand-mining syndicates operating on the uMsundusi and the uMngeni Rivers by the canoeist’s environmental group the Dusi Umgeni Conservation Trust (DUCT) and local municipal officials has blown the cover on many of these covert operations.

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Building a better world through sport

The 3rd International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development opened today in New York with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) honouring United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with the Olympic Order.

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