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Russia retaliated for doping bans with hacks

General Oct 5, 2018

Russia retaliated for doping bans with hacks

In Russia, sports and the government are closely intertwined. Top athletes hold military ranks, Olympic medals are a matter of national pride, and champions receive luxury cars in Kremlin ceremonies. So when Russia was accused of doping its way to the top, the Russian state hit ...