Witold Banka

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As a consequence of the Cas ruling there will be no raising of the Russian tricolour, or full-blooded cries of ‘Rossiya – svyashchennaya nasha derzhava!’ at world championships for the next two years. File photograph: EPA

Russia’s ban from international sport for doping offences has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) – but there was a controversial (...)

Edwin Moses: “There was no such thing as Wada [the World Anti-Doping Agency] and, in the US, I was chairman of the committee for the big six Olympic sports. I negotiated agreements to test athletes and that was the first testing outside competition.” Photograph: Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus

The number 999 is burned into Edwin Moses’s psyche. He holds the greatest winning streak in athletics for, as a two-times Olympic champion over 400m (...)