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Doping-Russian athletics federation president among officials provisionally suspended - AIU

The president of Russia's athletics federation and several other federation officials were suspended on Thursday by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for serious breaches of anti-doping rules.

MOSCOW, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The president of Russia's athletics federation and several other federation officials were suspended on Thursday by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for serious breaches of anti-doping rules.

The AIU said the suspensions were linked to an investigation into whereabouts violations committed by Russian high jumper Danil Lysenko.

(Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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