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Mar 11, 2019
International Association of Athletics Federations upholds ban on Russia athletes over doping scandalThe IAAF said on Monday that it will maintain its ban on Russian athletes over doping that it imposed in 2015, following a council meeting of top officials in Qatar.
Dec 07, 2018
Russian Olympic Committee appeals local court doping decision allowing bobsledder Alexander Zubkov to keep medalsThe Russian Olympic Committee appealed on Thursday against a Moscow court ruling that refused to recognise bobsledder Alexander Zubkov’s Olympic ban, saying it could cast doubt on Russia’s desire to fight against doping.
Feb 28, 2018
IOC lifts ban on Russia after Winter Olympics 2018 even as country's anti-doping agency remains suspendedThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has lifted a ban against Russia, Moscow officials said Wednesday, after the country was barred from the Pyeongchang games over state-sponsored doping.
Feb 21, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Russian Olympic curler Alexander Krushelnitsky denies doping, says positive test is a shockRussian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky, who tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Winter Olympics, said on Tuesday he had never knowingly doped and welcomed an investigation into the "shock" result.
Feb 08, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Russia hopes doping ban would be lifted before conclusion of Pyeongchang GamesRussia hopes its Olympic ban for systemic doping will be lifted before the end of the Pyeongchang Winter Games, a senior sports official said on Thursday, adding that athletes had been warned to comply with strict rules governing their behaviour.
Jan 25, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Russian athletes excluded from Pyeongchang Games over 'serious' suspicions over doping historyAll Russian athletes left off the eligibility list for next month's Winter Games had "serious indications" of doping in their history, the head of the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.
Jan 11, 2018
Russian hacker group 'Fancy Bears' hacked and published emails regarding the 2018 Winter OlympicsHackers, reported to be associated with the Russian government, were calling themselves "Fancy Bears" , a trolling reference to the Games' mascots.
Jan 10, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: 42 banned Russians lodge appeals with CAS in hope of attending Pyeongchang GamesCAS expects the verdicts to be issued by 31 January, which is three days after the IOC’s deadline for entries, other than those in exceptional circumstances.
Nov 16, 2016
Top Russia official says doping clean-up over; country should be allowed back in international eventsRussia’s top Olympic official said his country has cleaned up its sports doping problem and should be allowed to return to all international competitions.
Aug 05, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil awaits grand opening ceremony, an anti-depressant amidst troubleThe carnival capital of Rio de Janeiro will host a glittering Olympics opening ceremony party on Friday, hoping to draw a line under a turbulent seven-year build-up dogged by recession, drugs scandals, crime and infrastructure stumbles.