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The International Athletics Federation (IAAF) will look for the 10th time at the reinstatement of Russia, at meetings in Doha next week.
The International Paralympic Committee said it will conditionally readmit Russia by March this year, lifting a suspension imposed over a doping scandal.
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.
Disgraced Russian football players Pavel Mamaev and Alexander Kokorin could face up to five years in prison for assaulting a government official.
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.
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.
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 named Olympic coach Hajime Moriyasu as their new national football boss.
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 jailed four members of Pussy Riot feminist punk group for 15 days after they invaded the pitch during the World Cup final.
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 will not face new penalties for missing a December deadline to allow investigators access a Moscow laboratory.
The governing body of world athletics has maintained Russia's ban from track and field over mass state-backed doping.
Russia is planning to create a Formula One team, deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak told reporters at the Russian Grand Prix.
High-profile stars Paula Radcliffe and Valerie Adams have led athletes' demands for WADA to rethink plans to lift its suspension of Russia.
Russia's international striker Artem Dzyuba is now the voice of a popular Yandex navigation service.
Russian national team coach Stanislav Cherchesov saw his contract extended after the side's better-than-expected performance at the World Cup.
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 president Evgeniy Giner feels that Aleksandr Golovin's future will be resolved 'in the next couple of days' amid interest from Chelsea.
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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