Two Olympic champions amongst 4 Russians accused of doping

2020-03-28 07:05

Four Russian athletes, including two former Olympic champions, have been charged with doping based on evidence from the bombshell McLaren report.

Sharks to warm up for Super Rugby against Russia

2020-01-08 09:00

The Sharks will play two matches against Russia's national team as the Durbanites prepare for the 2020 Super Rugby season.

Montpellier midfielder Le Tallec wants to play for Russia

2019-12-19 17:37

French midfielder Damien Le Tallec has said in an interview published that he hopes to become a Russian citizen in time to play for the country in next year's Euros.

Russia banned from 2020 Olympics, 2022 Soccer World Cup

2019-12-09 12:57

The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

Kremlin: Russia remains 'open to cooperation' on doping

2019-11-27 11:27

The Kremlin on Wednesday said Russia regrets a proposed four-year blanket ban for the country's athletes over doping but will remain open to cooperation.

Canada beat Russia to reach first Davis Cup final

2019-11-23 19:12

Denis Shapovalov and Vasek Pospisil led Canada to their maiden Davis Cup final with victory in a deciding doubles rubber against Russia.

Russia picks new athletics chief as doping crisis deepens

2019-11-23 17:06

Yulia Tarasenko was appointed as interim president of Russia's athletics body following the suspension of previous head Dmitry Shlyakhtin by World Athletics.

Russian athletics officials suspended for obstructing doping investigation

2019-11-21 20:27

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has charged the Russian athletics federation (RUSAF) with "serious breaches" of anti-doping rules, including obstructing an investigation.

Russia on brink of Euro 2020 after Dzyuba downs hapless Scots

2019-10-11 07:32

Russia closed in on Euro 2020 after Artem Dzyuba's brace helped see off poor Scotland and put his side to within a point of qualification.

Russia sends response to WADA concerns

2019-10-09 16:44

Russia has responded in full to all questions raised by the World Anti-Doping Agency concerning "inconsistencies" in data from Moscow's anti-doping laboratory.


World Athletics fines Russia $10m, caps neutral Russian athletes at 10

2020-03-12 15:06

World Athletics has fined Russia's track and field federation $10 million for breaching anti-doping rules.

Russia challenges WADA doping ban

2019-12-27 12:27

Russia have formally contested its ban from major sporting events over doping violations, the head of its RUSADA anti-doping agency said.

Russia to decide on appeal against doping ban

2019-12-19 07:21

Russia's anti-doping agency will decide whether to launch an appeal against a four-year ban from major sporting events over systematic violations.

Russia should get 'tougher' on doping: PM

2019-12-05 14:21

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday the authorities should get tougher on doping in sport.

WADA seeks 4-year Russia ban over false doping data

2019-11-25 22:30

A World Anti-Doping Agency panel has recommended Russia be hit with a four-year ban from sporting competition after falsifying laboratory data.

Olympic doping ban looms for Russia after WADA panel ruling

2019-11-23 18:37

The prospect of Russia being banned from next year's Tokyo Olympics has moved a step closer.

World Athletics suspends Russia readmission process

2019-11-22 21:15

World Athletics announced on Friday that it had suspended the reinstatement process of Russian athletics and was contemplating expelling Russia entirely.

Russia snub new Adidas shirts with upside-down flag

2019-11-13 15:02

Russia said the national team will not be wearing new Adidas-designed shirts in upcoming Euro-2020 qualifiers after they reversed the colours of the Russian flag.

Russian anti-doping boss claims Moscow lab data manipulated

2019-10-09 22:17

Russia's anti-doping agency chief Yuri Ganus believes data handed from the Moscow laboratory to the World Anti-Doping Agency has been intentionally manipulated.

Scotland keep RWC campaign alive with Russia mauling

2019-10-09 11:07

Scotland have scored nine tries in thrashing Russia at the Rugby World Cup.

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