ARTICLES RELATING TO RUSSIA

Russia braces for IOC Rio ruling

2016-07-22 15:05

Russia insists it expects to avoid a blanket ban from the IOC on its competitors at the Rio Olympics.

Russia lashes out at CAS doping appeal rejection

2016-07-21 14:27

Russia has slammed a ruling by CAS to reject an appeal against a ban for doping that will see the track and field team miss the Rio Games.

CAS rejects Russia Olympic ban appeal

2016-07-21 11:53

The IAAF has welcomed CAS's rejection of Russia's doping appeal, declaring the ruling "has created a level playing field for athletes".

Russia to learn Rio fate 'within a week'

2016-07-20 14:41

The IOC will decide "within seven days" on whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over rampant state-orchestrated doping.

2 Russian weightlifters banned for doping

2016-07-20 12:18

Two Russian weightlifters have been banned for doping in a further hit to the credibility of both Russian sport ahead of the Rio Olympics.

IOC ban Russian sports minister from Rio

2016-07-19 17:48

The IOC has barred Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko and other ministry officials from attending the Rio Games.

Russia's Rio status hangs by thread

2016-07-19 13:36

The International Olympic Committee is holding emergency talks to decide Russia's status for the Rio Olympics.

Russia says 68 athletes asked to compete in Rio

2016-07-05 15:08

Russia's athletics federation published a list of 68 athletes who have formally requested to be allowed to compete in Rio.

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 facing calls for all-out Rio ban

2016-07-22 12:53

Russia is facing calls to be kicked out of the Olympics after their track and field squad lost their appeal over being banned for state-sponsored doping.

3 Russian stars who will miss Rio Games

2016-07-21 13:59

Three Russian star athletes who will miss the Rio Olympics after CAS dismissed an appeal against a ban on Russia's track and field team.

Key court ruling as IOC weighs Russia's Rio fate

2016-07-21 11:09

CAS is to rule on an appeal by 68 Russian athletes barred from the Rio Games, as the IOC debates a blanket ban on Russia.

Timeline of Russian doping scandal

2016-07-20 14:20

A look at a timeline of Russian doping and corruption scandals after the IOC will look into legal options to keep the country from competing in Rio.

IOC studying 'legal options' on Russian ban

2016-07-19 19:02

The IOC will study "legal options" before deciding whether to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics.

4 Russian officials suspended over doping saga

2016-07-19 16:43

Russia's sports minister suspended four more officials over allegations of state-run doping as the IOC could ban them from the Rio Games.

Mouse hole and 'magicians' - how Russia doped

2016-07-19 10:04

A discreet "mouse hole" through a wall, hid tampered samples had night-time visits by Russian secret service agents dubbed "the magicians".

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.

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