ARTICLES RELATING TO RUSSIA

IAAF weighs Russian reinstatement again

2019-03-09 14:12

The International Athletics Federation (IAAF) will look for the 10th time at the reinstatement of Russia, at meetings in Doha next week.

Paralympics lift Russia suspension to Kremlin 'delight'

2019-02-08 15:29

The International Paralympic Committee said it will conditionally readmit Russia by March this year, lifting a suspension imposed over a doping scandal.

WADA must act now on Russia missing deadline: NADO

2019-01-02 15:03

The World Anti-Doping Agency should act now over Russia's failure to meet a December 31 deadline to hand over data from its anti-doping laboratory.

Star Russian footballers face jail after 'racist' assault

2018-10-09 20:03

Disgraced Russian football players Pavel Mamaev and Alexander Kokorin could face up to five years in prison for assaulting a government official.

WADA decision to lift doping ban is 'money over principle'

2018-09-21 19:08

The World Anti-Doping Agency's decision to lift a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency is a triumph for money over clean sport, WADA's former director general has said.

Anti-doping body condemns WADA over Russia U-turn

2018-09-18 11:27

The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations has warned WADA against lifting Russia's drug ban, saying the country had not done enough to justify readmission.

Pussy Riot members freed over World Cup protest

2018-08-01 13:07

Russian police have unexpectedly released Pussy Riot punk group members while they still face charges for invading the pitch at the World Cup football final.

Japan name new coach after SWC heroics

2018-07-26 13:45

Japan named Olympic coach Hajime Moriyasu as their new national football boss.

Putin soccer ball gift to Trump may have had microchip

2018-07-26 07:33

The soccer ball that Vladimir Putin gave to President Donald Trump may have had a bug after all, although it's not the kind you think.

Russia jails Pussy Riot members for SWC pitch invasion

2018-07-17 10:07

Russia jailed four members of Pussy Riot feminist punk group for 15 days after they invaded the pitch during the World Cup final.

 

'They don't know how good they are' - Russia prep for RWC

2019-03-05 06:45

Could Russia one day be a major player in world rugby? The national team has qualified for the Rugby World Cup for just the second time in its history.

Russia avoids new doping penalties over missed deadline: WADA

2019-01-22 22:35

Russia will not face new penalties for missing a December deadline to allow investigators access a Moscow laboratory.

IAAF maintains Russia's athletics ban

2018-12-04 15:08

The governing body of world athletics has maintained Russia's ban from track and field over mass state-backed doping.

Russia plans to create its own F1 team

2018-09-30 18:00

Russia is planning to create a Formula One team, deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak told reporters at the Russian Grand Prix.

Top athletes demand WADA Russia rethink

2018-09-20 11:53

High-profile stars Paula Radcliffe and Valerie Adams have led athletes' demands for WADA to rethink plans to lift its suspension of Russia.

Russia striker Dzyuba becomes voice on popular navigation app

2018-08-07 11:09

Russia's international striker Artem Dzyuba is now the voice of a popular Yandex navigation service.

Cherchesov gets 2 more years as Russia coach

2018-07-27 19:04

Russian national team coach Stanislav Cherchesov saw his contract extended after the side's better-than-expected performance at the World Cup.

US Anti-Doping Agency chief blasts IOC over Russian doping

2018-07-26 10:34

The head of the US Anti-Doping Agency has blasted the International Olympic Committee for failing to hold Russia accountable for doping in sports.

CSKA expect Chelsea target Golovin to be snapped up

2018-07-19 11:28

CSKA president Evgeniy Giner feels that Aleksandr Golovin's future will be resolved 'in the next couple of days' amid interest from Chelsea.

Putin 'proud' of Russia's handling of World Cup

2018-07-16 10:34

President Vladimir Putin said Russia could be "proud" of its hosting of the football World Cup judging it a success "in every respect".

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