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.
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.
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.
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.
The CAS ruling is the latest stage in a long-running battle between WADA and Russia.
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.
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
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.
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’
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 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
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
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'
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.”
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
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.
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
The Russian foreign minister cast calls for new anti-doping sanctions on Russian sports as one more Western effort to sideline Russia on Tuesday.
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.