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Russia readies for World Cup with a year to go

2017-06-12 11:30

Russia looks largely on course one year from the kick-off of the World Cup in June 2018.

Three more Russians admit doping

2017-05-03 14:00

Three more Russian athletes including a sprinter stripped of Olympic gold have admitted doping.

Russia banned from London World Championships

2017-02-07 11:23

Russia will miss August's World Athletics Championships in London after their doping ban was extended.

Doping agencies call for all out Russian ban

2017-01-11 16:01

The heads of 19 National Anti-Doping Organisations have called for Russia to be banned from all sporting activity until a proper anti-doping system is in place.

28 Russians face action over Sochi doping

2016-12-23 14:08

The IOC has opened disciplinary cases against 28 Russian athletes whose urine samples were likely tampered with at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Russia select a wolf as SWC 2018 mascot

2016-10-22 16:23

Russia has chosen a goggled wolf as mascot for the 2018 Soccer World Cup.

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.

 

Log: Sevens World Series

2017-05-21 20:30

Final standings in the 10-tournament 2015/16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series which started in Dubai and ended in London.

Russia still has work to do to get ban lifted: WADA chief

2017-03-13 19:01

Russia still has "significant work" before its scandal tainted anti-doping operation regains global recognition, WADA chief Craig Reedie has warned.

Russia stripped of London relay silver for doping

2017-02-01 14:04

Russia's 4x400m women's relay team was stripped of its London 2012 silver medal after the IOC named one of its athletes as a doping cheat.

Russia blasts NYT doping 'conspiracy' report

2016-12-28 16:06

Russia blasted a report in The New York Times that officials have acknowledged a massive sports doping conspiracy.

Russia digs deep into doping denial

2016-12-09 18:49

The McLaren report on doping in Russia has once again created international division.

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.

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