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Top Japan canoeist banned for 'evil' drink spiking

TOKYO: Japan’s anti-doping body has banned a top canoeist for eight years after he spiked a rival’s drink with a banned substance to boost his own chances of selection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The Japan Anti-Doping Agency slapped sprint canoeist Yasuhiro Suzuki, 32, with the eight-year ban, the Japan Canoe Federation announced Tuesday (Jan 9), slamming his offence as ...

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Football: Austin banned for three matches for keeper kick

LONDON: Southampton striker Charlie Austin was Sunday (Dec 24) banned for three matches after kicking Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lossl in the face, the Football Association announced. Lossl was left with a bloodied face and a suspected broken nose following the incident in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at St Mary’s. Austin avoided punishment for the incident at the time, but the FA ...

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