ARTICLES RELATING TO RUSSIA

Russia top drug offenders - WADA

2016-04-28 09:29

Russia was the top drugs offender in 2014 accounting for 148 of the 1 693 doping violations recorded, the World Anti-Doping Agency has confirmed.

Russia announces anti-doping reforms

2016-04-20 15:30

Russia has appointed international experts to assist with doping reforms as the country strives to clean up its act in time for Rio.

27 Russians test positive for meldonium

2016-03-25 17:34

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says 27 of the country's athletes have tested positive for meldonium since the drug was banned on January 1.

WADA to probe Russian doping claims

2016-03-24 16:22

World anti-doping agency WADA will launch an inquiry into allegations of "systematic" doping in Russian swimming.

US, Russia agree on new Syria cease-fire plan

2016-02-22 21:19

The US and Russia have agreed on a new cease-fire for Syria, even as major questions over enforcing and responding to violations of the truce were left unresolved

Russian team to sign anti-doping pledge

2016-01-30 07:03

Every member of Russia's track and field team will have to sign an anti-doping pledge as the country tries to restore its sporting reputation.

IAAF sets Russia strict conditions

2015-12-11 22:22

The IAAF has sent the Russian athletics federation a list of strict terms it needs to meet for reinstatement following a ban over widespread doping.

Russia World Cup could ease global tensions

2015-12-02 17:28

The 2018 SWC in Russia could serve as a catalyst to help ease global tensions said Russian sports minister, Vitaly Mutko.

Russia accept full suspension by IAAF

2015-11-26 17:08

The Russian athletics federation has accepted a full suspension from athletics competitions, the IAAF has confirmed.

Russia, WADA to meet over doping crisis

2015-11-23 17:55

Officials from the World Anti-Doping Agency and Russia will meet to discuss the ongoing doping crisis in the country.

 

Russia races against time to reach Rio

2016-04-27 08:18

There are just 100 days until the Rio Olympics as Russia fights for a place in the athletics contest.

Log: Sevens World Series

2016-04-18 00:00

Standings in the 10-tournament 2015/16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series which starts in Dubai and ends in England.

Russian walker to lose Olympic gold

2016-03-24 18:35

A Russian athlete stands to lose his gold medal from the 2012 London Olympics.

Olympic fears for Russia as IAAF extend ban

2016-03-12 07:05

The IAAF has extended the ban on Russia from international competition, raising fears that the athletics powerhouse might miss out on the Rio Olympics.

Dutch defeat Russia in Fed Cup

2016-02-07 14:30

Kiki Bertens won a decisive singles rubber beating Svetlana Kuznetsova to lead the Netherlands into the Fed Cup semi-finals.

Hodgson happy to avoid 'familiar faces'

2015-12-13 09:47

England coach Roy Hodgson welcomed a Euro 2016 draw that threw up three unfamiliar opponents for Three Lions boss.

Putin urges World Cup preparations

2015-12-09 09:02

Russia President Vladimir Putin has demanded delays in construction of 2018 World Cup projects be quickly overcome.

Russia, WADA agree roadmap to reform

2015-12-01 17:26

Moscow and the World Anti-Doping Agency have reached agreement on steps to reform Russia's scandal-ridden anti-doping agency.

Russia to increase 2018 World Cup security

2015-11-24 16:59

Security at the 2018 World Cup will be strengthened in the wake of the Paris attacks Russia's Sports Minister has promised.

Russia set to miss world indoor championship

2015-11-19 18:43

Russia will miss the world indoor championship as the IAAF inspection team in the country will only report back in March.

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