ARTICLES RELATING TO RUSSIA

France expels Russian football fan leader for second time

2016-06-22 11:36

Russian football activist Alexander Shprygin was expelled by France for the second time in four days.

Defiant Russian athletes react to doping ban

2016-06-21 08:04

With Russia's athletes now banned from the Rio games, excitement for competition has been replaced by despair and defiance.

New drug claims rock Russia

2016-06-16 08:30

Hundreds of attempts to carry out drug tests on Russian athletes this year have been thwarted, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) claims.

Russian hit with four-year doping ban

2016-06-15 16:06

Russian Olympic swimmer Yana Martynova has been banned for four years for taking a banned substance.

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UEFA set to punish Russia for fan violence

2016-06-14 10:49

UEFA will on Tuesday announce a first verdict against Russia for the football unrest caused by their fans at Euro 2016.

Russian official tells violent fans: Keep it up!

2016-06-13 15:48

A senior Russian Football Union official and ultra-nationalist politician said that fans were right to fight England supporters at Euro 2016.

UEFA threatens to kick Russia, England out of Euro 2016

2016-06-12 18:16

UEFA has said that Russia and England could be thrown out of Euro 2016 if their fans are involved in more violence.

Violence mars Euro 2016

2016-06-12 08:25

Football's plague of violence has returned with a vengeance to the Euro 2016 championship in France.

Russia win crucial for England, says Hart

2016-06-10 11:36

Anything less than a win over Russia on Saturday could scupper England's Euro 2016 hopes, goalkeeper Joe Hart has warned.

 

Russia in final plea to IOC over athletes' ban

2016-06-21 17:50

Russia has a zero tolerance policy on doping, saying the "unfair" IAAF ban meant its athletes were "punished for the sins of others".

Russia's doping ban won't affect Paralympians

2016-06-20 18:08

The International Paralympic Committee says Russia's doping ban from athletics won't affect them from competing in the Rio Games.

Russia undone by brilliant Hamsik

2016-06-15 17:24

Marek Hamsik set up the opener and came up with a contender for goal of the tournament as Slovakia beat Russia at Euro 2016.

IAAF to vote on Russian athletes ahead of Rio

2016-06-15 13:31

Scandal-hit Russia will discover on Friday if it has done enough to get back into the IAAF in time for its athletes to compete at the Rio Olympics.

UEFA Russia given 'suspended' ban from Euro 2016

2016-06-14 13:42

UEFA on Tuesday ordered the "suspended disqualification" of Russia from the European Championship.

England fans blame Russians amid fresh Euro 2016 fears

2016-06-13 18:26

English fans involved in clashes before and during England's Euro 2016 match with Russia insisted Russian hooligans and French police were to blame.

'The English are girls', says Russian hooligan

2016-06-13 08:20

Vladimir, a Moscow public relations manager who considers violence a sport following the recent clashes between Russian and English fans.

UEFA charges Russia for Euro violence

2016-06-12 13:27

UEFA charged Russia over "totally unacceptable" fan clashes at a Euro 2016 match with England but it also said there had been faults in security.

Late equaliser deals blow to England hopes

2016-06-12 06:40

Russia captain Vasili Berezutski headed a last-gasp leveller against England to steal a draw in a Euro 2016 match marred by fan violence.

German TV to air 'proof' of Russia's hand in doping

2016-06-07 14:59

German public broadcaster ARD says it would air new footage implicating Russia's sports minister in what it described as "state-controlled doping".

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