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Russian athletes to compete under name of 'ROC' and new flag at next two Olympic Games
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Russian athletes to compete under name of 'ROC' and new flag at next two Olympic Games

A Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling in December banned Russia’s team name, flag and national anthem from the Tokyo Olympics this year and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.

Former Russian athletics president Dmitry Shlyakhtin banned in doping cover-up case
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Former Russian athletics president Dmitry Shlyakhtin banned in doping cover-up case

The Athletics Integrity Unit said the case involved “submission of forged documents and false explanations” in a 15-month probe into why high jumper Danil Lysenko wasn't available for drug testing.

US Olympic chief says decision to reduce Russia's doping ban 'angered and disappointed many'
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US Olympic chief says decision to reduce Russia's doping ban 'angered and disappointed many'

The statement Monday from Susanne Lyons was part of a newly concentrated effort by the federation to speak up about what it deems a global anti-doping system that it says is not fully protecting clean athletes.

Russia claims victory after CAS' loophole-ridden doping sanctions leave plenty of workarounds
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Russia claims victory after CAS' loophole-ridden doping sanctions leave plenty of workarounds

The new restrictions on Russia will be weaker than before. In Tokyo and Beijing, Russia will be able to field athletes whose files in the Moscow doping lab database were altered or deleted while the data was under the control of the Russian state.

WADA claims 'landmark' victory after Russian doping ruling despite CAS reducing sanctions
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WADA claims 'landmark' victory after Russian doping ruling despite CAS reducing sanctions

The CAS ruling is the latest stage in a long-running battle between WADA and Russia.

United States Anti-Doping Agency brands Russia doping ruling by CAS a 'tragedy'
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United States Anti-Doping Agency brands Russia doping ruling by CAS a 'tragedy'

USADA chief executive Travis Tygart said the sanctions would be undermined since athletes would still be able to compete in uniforms in Russian colours with the word "Russia" on them.

Russia banned from using its name, flag at next two Olympics and world championships
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Russia banned from using its name, flag at next two Olympics and world championships

Russian athletes and teams will still be allowed to compete at next year’s Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing, as well as world championships including the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

CAS ruling on landmark Russian doping case to be announced on Thursday
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CAS ruling on landmark Russian doping case to be announced on Thursday

The ban, as it stands, means Russia would miss the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics 2020 next year as well as football's 2022 World Cup in Qatar and the 2022 Winter Olympics in China.

CAS proceeds with hearing into Russian doping case amidst coronavirus pandemic
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CAS proceeds with hearing into Russian doping case amidst coronavirus pandemic

The slate of punishments proposed by WADA includes a ban on Russia’s flag, anthem and team name at the Tokyo Olympics next year and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.

Russian anti-doping body chief Yuri Ganus slams allegation of misappropriating agency funds as a ‘complete lie’
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Russian anti-doping body chief Yuri Ganus slams allegation of misappropriating agency funds as a ‘complete lie’

RUSADA director Yuri Ganus, who was appointed to the role in 2017, did not name who he thought might be behind the allegations of him misappropriating agency funds.

FIFA expects Moscow laboratory data by May on Russian players involved in doping saga
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FIFA expects Moscow laboratory data by May on Russian players involved in doping saga

FIFA expects to get evidence from Moscow laboratory data this month that could expose doping by football players in Russia.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Russian track team limited to 10 athletes for Games, national federation fined $10 million
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Russian track team limited to 10 athletes for Games, national federation fined $10 million

Russia's track team was limited to 10 athletes for the Tokyo Olympics and the country's federation was fined $10 million by the sport's governing body on Thursday.

Russia blames doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov for altering laboratory data meant for handover to WADA
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Russia blames doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov for altering laboratory data meant for handover to WADA

Russia is blaming the World Anti-Doping Agency's star witness for modifying key laboratory data. His lawyer says that's nonsense.

Russia signals intent to appeal against four-year ban at CAS as President Vladimir Putin terms WADA's sanctions 'unfair'
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Russia signals intent to appeal against four-year ban at CAS as President Vladimir Putin terms WADA's sanctions 'unfair'

Russia has signaled it will file an appeal against its four-year Olympic ban due to World Anti-Doping Agency sanctions which President Vladimir Putin on Thursday branded “unfair.”

World Anti-Doping Agency bans Russia, athletes from Olympics, major events for four years
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World Anti-Doping Agency bans Russia, athletes from Olympics, major events for four years

WADA on Monday approved the recommendation to ban Russia from all major sporting events for the next four years.

Russian doping blurs innocence and guilt, with Olympics caught in the middle
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Russian doping blurs innocence and guilt, with Olympics caught in the middle

Russian doping blurs innocence and guilt, with Olympics caught in the middle

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC furious over Russia's attempt at tainting lab data, says will back 'toughest sanctions'
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC furious over Russia's attempt at tainting lab data, says will back 'toughest sanctions'

Condemning Russian state authorities on Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee says their latest cheating attempt in a years-long doping scandal is an insult to the sports world.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Russian sports officials lash out against WADA's 'harsh' anti-doping sanctions
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Russian sports officials lash out against WADA's 'harsh' anti-doping sanctions

Russian sports officials on Tuesday spoke out against a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) committee’s recommendations that the country be banned from the Olympics for four years, saying this was overly harsh and would hurt sport there.

WADA sanctions another effort to sideline Russia in 'every sphere of international life', says Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
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WADA sanctions another effort to sideline Russia in 'every sphere of international life', says Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

The Russian foreign minister cast calls for new anti-doping sanctions on Russian sports as one more Western effort to sideline Russia on Tuesday.

Russian Olympic chief recommends complete leadership overhaul in country's athletics federation
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Russian Olympic chief recommends complete leadership overhaul in country's athletics federation

The head of Russia’s Olympic Committee on Monday called for a full overhaul in the leadership of the country’s suspended athletics federation after the sport’s global governing body halted its reinstatement process.