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Anti-doping leaders call for ban of Russian teams

A global group of anti-doping leaders is calling for Russian teams to be excluded from international competitions while establishing a process to allow individuals from the country to compete if they can prove they have taken part in effective anti-doping programs elsewhere.

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Brooke Crain: Taking one lap, and one Olympics, at a time

Brooke Crain heads to Rio to compete in Olympic BMX Cycling on August 17-19. The Visalia native talks about lessons learned from her Olympic debut at the London 2012 Games and the value of another four years of training.
Kelsey Grey kgrey@mcclatchy.com
Brooke Crain: Taking one lap, and one Olympics, at a time 2:52

Brooke Crain: Taking one lap, and one Olympics, at a time

Two time gold medalist Cathy Ferguson thriving in Clovis 1:39

Two time gold medalist Cathy Ferguson thriving in Clovis

Blessings offered for travelers marching to protest inauguration 1:07

Blessings offered for travelers marching to protest inauguration

Fresno man arrested in arson fire at Livingstone's Restaurant in Tower District 1:29

Fresno man arrested in arson fire at Livingstone's Restaurant in Tower District