Russia to hold alternative 'Paralympics'

2016-08-31 16:12

Russia will hold a two-day competition next week for its Paralympic squad banned from Rio.

Russia stripped of 2008 relay title

2016-08-17 10:34

Russia was ordered to return its gold medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m women's relay after Yulia Chermoshanskaya tested positive.

Ukraine team told to avoid Russian media

2016-08-05 17:55

Ukraine's sports minister on Friday banned his Olympic team from talking to the Russian media while in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Games.

Russian boxers cleared to compete

2016-08-04 18:35

Russia's 11 Olympic boxers have all been cleared to compete at Rio 2016 by the International Boxing Association, despite the doping scandal.

Absence of Russian stars damages Rio - Putin

2016-07-27 22:00

President Vladimir Putin says the absence of some Russian stars at the Rio Games would hit the quality of the competition.

IOC bows to Putin and Russian dopers

2016-07-25 10:51

Column: IOC bows to Putin and blows a chance to make a statement on doping.

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.


CAS rejects Russia's Paralympic appeal

2016-08-23 12:50

Russian competitors remained banned from the Rio Paralympics after the country lost an appeal against a suspension over evidence of state-run doping.

Russia's Klishina wins appeal to compete in Rio

2016-08-15 12:52

The lone Russian track and field athlete at the Olympics has won her appeal to compete at the Rio de Janeiro Games

IOC clears 271 Russian athletes for Rio

2016-08-05 11:12

The International Olympic Committee approved the entry of 271 Russian athletes for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Thursday.

Russian Rio team stands at 266

2016-07-30 13:58

Russia's sports minister says the national team to compete in the Rio Olympics starting next week so far has 266 competitors.

List of Russians banned from Rio

2016-07-26 12:24

The Russia's Olympic Committee announced the Russian competitors who will be sidelined from the Rio Games over past doping offences.

Russia escape blanket Olympics ban

2016-07-24 16:54

The International Olympic Committee has decided against a complete ban on Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics.

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.

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