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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.

World Anti-Doping Agency says it will rule next month on alleged Russian cover-up of doping data, IOC against blanket ban
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World Anti-Doping Agency says it will rule next month on alleged Russian cover-up of doping data, IOC against blanket ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it expects to rule next month on whether Russia manipulated its drug-testing data.

Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene lashes out at country's athletics body for lack of progress since doping scandal
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Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene lashes out at country's athletics body for lack of progress since doping scandal

Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene has taken the rare step of publicly criticising her country’s suspended athletics federation for what she says is a lack of progress toward reinstatement four years into a doping scandal.

French prosecutors recommend trial for ex-IAAF chief Lamine Diack over corruption charges, alleged role in Russian doping issue
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French prosecutors recommend trial for ex-IAAF chief Lamine Diack over corruption charges, alleged role in Russian doping issue

French prosecutors have recommended that the former head of athletics' governing body IAAF, Lamine Diack, and his son stand trial for allegedly obstructing sanctions against Russia for doping in return for payments, sources told AFP Monday.

Russia doping issue could reach a conclusion soon, believe key investigators behind scandal
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Russia doping issue could reach a conclusion soon, believe key investigators behind scandal

Russia will again be at the top of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) agenda when the Foundation board meets on Thursday but maybe not for much longer.

Russian anti-doping chief suggests drastic changes in country's athletics federation ahead of Tokyo Olympics
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Russian anti-doping chief suggests drastic changes in country's athletics federation ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Yury Ganus, the head of Russia's Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) suggested Monday some drastic changes in the country's athletics federation (ARAF) organisation and in the coaching staff of the national athletics squad.

WADA president Craig Reedie's successor to be appointed amidst outrage over Russian doping scandal
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WADA president Craig Reedie's successor to be appointed amidst outrage over Russian doping scandal

Authorities meet on Tuesday to strike an agreement on who will take over from the current head of the World Anti-Doping Agency Craig Reedie as the body faces intense scrutiny over the Russian doping scandal.

After doping scandals, Russia warming up to controversial Therapeutic Use Exemptions
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After doping scandals, Russia warming up to controversial Therapeutic Use Exemptions

After years of using hacked data to vilify Western athletes as cheats who bend the rules to take banned substances using TUEs, Russia is warming to a controversial part of the anti-doping system.

Russian parliament's lower house passes amendments to fine doping athletes up to 50,000 rubles
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Russian parliament's lower house passes amendments to fine doping athletes up to 50,000 rubles

The amendments passed by the lower house of parliament on Thursday mark the first moves in Russia to use the law to punish athletes.

IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit charges Russia's Ksenia Savina and husband for doping, using false identity to compete
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IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit charges Russia's Ksenia Savina and husband for doping, using false identity to compete

The IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit says runner Ksenia Savina and her husband have been charged in a doping case that includes allegations of "complicity" and tampering with a sample.

Russian court challenges IOC, CAS by ruling that tainted bobsledder Alexander Zubkov be considered Olympic champion
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Russian court challenges IOC, CAS by ruling that tainted bobsledder Alexander Zubkov be considered Olympic champion

The Moscow City Court ruled on Wednesday that bobsledder Alexander Zubkov, who carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Games, should still be considered an Olympic champion despite having been stripped of his medals because of doping

Russia World Cup star Denis Cheryshev in doping probe, received growth hormone injections according to reports
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Russia World Cup star Denis Cheryshev in doping probe, received growth hormone injections according to reports

Spain's anti-doping agency said Wednesday it has opened an investigation into Valencia's Russian striker Denis Cheryshev, one of the revelations of the 2018 World Cup.

Russia face further heat ahead of 2018 Winter Games as WADA claims possessing proof of doping scandal
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Russia face further heat ahead of 2018 Winter Games as WADA claims possessing proof of doping scandal

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Friday it had obtained a database that confirmed allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping in Russia made in the McLaren report.

Russian doping scandal: Whistleblower Yulia Stepanova makes sluggish return to indoor athletics
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Russian doping scandal: Whistleblower Yulia Stepanova makes sluggish return to indoor athletics

Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova made a sluggish return to international indoor athletics, finishing last in an 800 metres at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday.

Fifa chief hits out at efforts to undermine 2018 World Cup in Russia; defends Vitaly Mutko
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Fifa chief hits out at efforts to undermine 2018 World Cup in Russia; defends Vitaly Mutko

FIFA President Gianni Infantino hit out at attempts to "undermine" the World Cup in Russia, saying he will not judge the country on the investigation which documented a state-sponsored doping program that included football

Rio Olympics 2016: Pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva announces retirement
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Rio Olympics 2016: Pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva announces retirement

Barred from competing at the Rio Olympics 2016, Russia's double Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva announced her retirement on Friday, and said whoever won the women's pole vault in her absence would not have achieved a proper gold medal.

Olympics 2016: Russia to be banned in weightlifting after Rio Games, says IWF chief
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Olympics 2016: Russia to be banned in weightlifting after Rio Games, says IWF chief

The IWF will ban Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus from competing for one year after the Rio Olympics 2016 finish because of doping, its chief confirmed.

Paralympics 2016: Russia slams blanket ban as 'beyond belief'; appeals before CAS
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Paralympics 2016: Russia slams blanket ban as 'beyond belief'; appeals before CAS

Russia's Paralympic Committee announced it has filed an appeal against the decision to ban the country from the Rio Paralympic Games over evidence of state-sponsored doping.

Rio Olympics 2016: Russia's Darya Klishina banned after IAAF receives 'new information'
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia's Darya Klishina banned after IAAF receives 'new information'

Darya Klishina, Russia's only track and field athlete allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics 2016, launched a last-ditch appeal after the IAAF banned her on the basis of 'new information'.

Russia banned from Rio Paralympics 2016 over doping scandal, confirms IPC
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Russia banned from Rio Paralympics 2016 over doping scandal, confirms IPC

The IPC on Sunday banned all Russians from its own Games next month because of the widespread doping culture that it says has polluted sport in the country.