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Olympics 2016: IOC to decide on banning Russia from Rio Games over state-run doping

Jul 24, 2016

Olympics 2016: IOC to decide on banning Russia from Rio Games over state-run doping

The International Olympic Committee was set to decide today on whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping, an unprecedented move that could spark the Olympic movement's worst crisis in decades. #Russia #IOC #Olympics #Vladimir Putin #International Olympic Committee #World Anti-Doping Agency #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Thomas Bach #Court of Arbitration for Sport #Richard McLaren #1984 Olympics
Rio 2016: Russia bids to avoid ban as IOC reports new test failures

Jul 22, 2016

Rio 2016: Russia bids to avoid ban as IOC reports new test failures

Russia on Friday made a last-ditch bid to avoid a blanket ban at the Rio Games over state-run doping as a fresh batch of drug test failures from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 rocked the Olympics. #Russia #Doping #Olympics #Yelena Isinbayeva #International Olympic Committee #World Anti-Doping Agency #IAAF #Mikhail Gorbachev #WADA #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Court of Arbitration for Sport #Vitaly Mutko #Russian Olympic Committee
Sachin Tendulkar to travel to Brazil, will meet Indian Rio 2016 Olympic squad

Jul 22, 2016

Sachin Tendulkar to travel to Brazil, will meet Indian Rio 2016 Olympic squad

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will travel to the Rio Olympics after being invited by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach along with other eminent global personalities. #Sports #Brazil #Sachin Tendulkar #Rio de Janeiro #International Olympic Committee #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Thomas Bach #Rio Olympics #ICO #Goodwill Ambassador
Olympics 2016: Russia face calls for a complete Rio ban after track and field squad loses appeal

Jul 22, 2016

Olympics 2016: Russia face calls for a complete Rio ban after track and field squad loses appeal

Russia was facing calls to be kicked out of the Olympics on Thursday after their highly-regarded track and field squad lost their appeal over being banned from Rio for state-sponsored doping. #Russia #Doping #Olympics #Yelena Isinbayeva #International Olympic Committee #World Anti-Doping Agency #IAAF #WADA #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Court of Arbitration for Sport #Vitaly Mutko #Russian Olympic Committee
Olympics 2016: Sports tribunal rejects appeal by Russian athletes, Rio ban to stay

Jul 21, 2016

Olympics 2016: Sports tribunal rejects appeal by Russian athletes, Rio ban to stay

The international sports tribunal on Thursday rejected an appeal by 67 Russian athletes seeking to overturn an IAAF doping ban on them competing at the Rio Olympics. #Doping #IOC #International Olympic Committee #SportsTracker #IAAF #russian #CAS #Rio Olympics
Rio 2016: Russia names Olympic squad despite ban threat

Jul 20, 2016

Rio 2016: Russia names Olympic squad despite ban threat

Russia's Olympic Committee pressed with its preparations for the Rio Olympic Games despite the threat of a ban for state-run doping hanging over the country. #Sports #Russia #Doping #IOC #International Olympic Committee #Alexander Zhukov #IAAF #Olympics 2016 #CAS #Rio #Vitaly Mutko
Olympics 2016: IOC delays decision on banning Russia from Rio games

Jul 20, 2016

Olympics 2016: IOC delays decision on banning Russia from Rio games

The International Olympic Committee barred Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from the Rio Games and withdrew backing for international events in Russia over a state-run doping programme, but delayed ruling on a complete ban on the country until after a key court case on Thursday. #Russia #Doping #IOC #Vladimir Putin #International Olympic Committee #IAAF #Olympics 2016 #CAS #Rio #Vitaly Mutko #urt of Arbitration for Sport
'A message of hope': Refugee team to make Olympics debut in Rio 2016

Jul 19, 2016

'A message of hope': Refugee team to make Olympics debut in Rio 2016

About 60 million people live far away from their homeland after being pushed away by war or other types of violence. For 10 of them, a terrible journey through seas, deserts and foreign countries led to an unexpected destination: the Rio 2016 Olympics. #Sports #IOC #Swimming #International Olympic Committee #refugees #Olympics 2016 #Thomas Bach #Refugee team #Yusra Mardini #Refugee Olympic Athletes #Pere Miro
Olympics 2016: Russia's Rio participation in doubt as IOC considers ban

Jul 19, 2016

Olympics 2016: Russia's Rio participation in doubt as IOC considers ban

International Olympic Committee (IOC) members were set for emergency talks Tuesday to decide Russia's status for the Rio Olympics after an investigation found rampant state-run doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and other events. #Russia #IOC #International Olympic Committee #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics #2014 Sochi Winter Games #Soping
'Will not hesitate to take the toughest sanctions': IOC on 2014 Sochi doping cover-ups

Jul 19, 2016

'Will not hesitate to take the toughest sanctions': IOC on 2014 Sochi doping cover-ups

The International Olympic Committee said that Russian doping cover-ups confirmed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Monday showed a "shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sport and the Olympic Games", and that it would not hesitate to take the toughest sanctions. #IOC #International Olympic Committee #World Anti-Doping Agency #russian #WADA #Olympics 2016 #Sochi