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Russia plans to file appeal against four-year Olympic ban

December 19, 2019 6:31 pm

The Russian anti-doping agency's supervisory board voted Thursday to file an arbitration case with the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland.

Russian boxers to boycott Olympics if sanctions not lifted

December 11, 2019 9:31 pm

The Russian Boxing Federation has indicated that fighters will only take part in the Olympics if doping sanctions forcing them to compete as neutral athletes are overturned.

WADA's inconsequential blanket ban on Russia stokes anger

December 11, 2019 7:29 pm

WADA's ruling meant competitors from Russia will continue to participate in the Olympics, just with the inability to represent their country.

Paralympics chief 'disgusted' with Russia for letting down nation's clean athletes

December 10, 2019 4:17 pm

Paralympics boss Andrew Parsons expressed disgust on Tuesday that Russian authorities had let down the country's clean athletes.

Vladimir Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban

December 10, 2019 11:16 am

Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years earlier on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests.

Russia out of Olympics, World Cup after 4-year sporting ban for doping violations

December 09, 2019 7:18 pm

WADA handed a four-year suspension to the Russian Athletics Federation from all major sporting events, which includes the 2020 Olympics, 2021 World Championships, and 2022 FIFA World Cup. 

Inside Russia’s failed doping cover-up

November 27, 2019 3:43 pm

The problem for Russia is that the investigators quickly uncovered the fabrications and the altered test results. And now Russian sports is facing its biggest crisis to date.

Russia could miss out on 2020 Olympic Games due to doping ban

November 26, 2019 4:57 pm

The proposed punishment, made public Monday, comes after Russia received serious penalties, and widespread scorn, for flagrantly circumventing rules designed to ensure fairness in sports.

Microsoft Says Russians Hacked Anti-doping Agency Computers

October 29, 2019 1:15 pm

The attacks were timed as the World Anti-Doping Agency deals with the continued fallout from the 2015 Russian doping scandal, which snowballed in recent months after WADA officials discovered that Russian athletes’ failed drug tests had been erased from a critical data set.

WADA considering to ban RUSADA amid questions about manipulated doping data

September 23, 2019 9:08 pm

After lifting a three-year suspension of the Russia anti-doping agency, known as RUSADA, in 2018, WADA is again considering to ban the agency before the World Athletics Championships in Qatar.