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Olympic Games / Doping Ban / Russian Paraolympic Team #1101715

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 07, 2016
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(Rio de Janeiro: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Baja: Miguel Almaguer) The major doping ban for the Russian paraolympic team from competing in the September games in Rio featured. [IPC President Philip CRAVEN†- says Russia has failed the team.] [NBC Sports analyst Alan ABRAHAMSON†- says the decision violates justice.]

(Rio de Janeiro: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Rio: Stephanie Gosk) The impact of the windy weather on the Olympic Games featured; scenes shown from Rio of a bicycle crash, swimming, gymnastics, beach volleyball. [American swimmers Katie LEDECKY†, Chase KALISZ††, volleyball's Kerry WALSH-JENNINGS - comment.] Two security incident at the games discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Almaguer, Miguel;
Gosk, Stephanie

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