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Testing is currently conducted by national agencies or international sports federations, who also decide sanctions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any sanctions for the athletes will be determined by the international federations for their respective sports. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All suits will have to conform to a list of costumes the international swimming federation approved two weeks ago. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That was not a pleasant experience for the Croatian football federation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Transport unions were preparing for possible action, according to an international federation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The French federation declined to comment. The Sun (2009)Councils are being given incentives to build but the federation says they favour the construction of bigger ones, when smaller ones are needed more. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The French federation has a new president and he is restructuring, but changing attitudes takes time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They send small teams, often paid for by international federations - and then go shopping. Times, Sunday Times (2010) International federations, particularly for more minor sports, often lack resources. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The proposal was approved by 84 of the 88 national federations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In football, the vast number of overseas players is a reflection of what the French rugby federation fears. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The information came to light in a new book drawing on the archives of the East German trade union federation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As president of an international federation, he sees the unwillingness of English clubs to release players for international duty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Instead it will ask each international sports federation to judge whether Russian athletes in their sports should compete at the Games. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And he sees a national federation that, at the time of the bid, had no chairman or chief executive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The team had refused to board a plane for Rio de Janeiro until a dispute with their government and football federation was settled. The Sun (2014)THEIR football federation is targeting a semi-final place, which appears to be very optimistic indeed. The Sun (2010)Each group is attached to one of 70 WI federations or county groups. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After the criticism that he faced three weeks ago, he sat down with his coach, management and the national federation to review the situation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: federation NOUN
A federation is a federal country.
...the Russian Federation.
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