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Marathoner Radcliffe Says IOC Must Act Now on Doping

(Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee and other sports federations must take steps of their own to crack down on drugs cheats after world athletics upheld its ban on Russia for systematic doping, marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe said on Friday. The Council of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Friday Russia had not made enough progress to improve anti-doping measures and voted unanimously in Vienna to keep the ban in place.
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