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Sun Yang, 2016. (Photo: JD Lasica/Cruiseable)

Lost in translation

What we won’t miss: Sun Yang & an entourage that still has questions to answer over 2014 doping positive.

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Olympic family: Long-time allies Lamine Diack (convicted), Sheikh Ahmad (convicted), Thomas Bach. (Photo: ANOC)

Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Al-Sabah sentenced to prison

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah has been sentenced to prison. Our author has observed the Kuwaiti Sheikh for many years and has been threatened by the Sheikh’s aides several times. He describes the methods that brought Ahmad to power and the implications of the conviction for Al-Sabah and the Olympic system.

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