Russia won’t take part in next month’s Rio Paralympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a ban imposed over the state-sponsored doping…
RIO DE JANEIRO – Russia was stripped of a relay gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Games on Tuesday after one its athletes failed a retrospective
Russia’s two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva arrived in Rio on Monday not to compete in the Games but to compete for a post on the 12-member International Olympic committee Athletes
Long jumper Darya Klishina will compete at the Rio Olympics after her ban from the Games was struck down by sport's highest court on the eve of the event.
RIO DE JANEIRO – A Chinese swimmer, a Bulgarian steeplechaser, and now a Polish weightlifter have been suspended or excluded from the Rio Olympics
Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi and Bulgarian steeplechase athlete Silivia Danekova became the first athletes to fail drug tests at the Rio Olympics on
In Rio, former Olympic champion Carl Lewis wants to tackle doping head on.
The 3,000-metre steeplechase athlete has been temporarily suspended pending a B sample test.
Russian athletes have been speaking out against the reaction following accusations of "state-sponsored doping" as they are booed and jeered at the Rio Olympics.
The Rio 2016 doping debacle is making waves that are causing a splash in the Olympic pool.
Russian Pole Vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva’s last gasp attempt to compete at the Rio Olympcis has failed after a Swiss Court rejected her appeal against her ban.
The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.
Russia will not compete at the 2016 Rio Paralympics this summer after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Sunday imposed a blanket ban on
Russian Olympic Committee head Alexander Zhukov announced 271 Russian athletes will take part in the Rio Games amid the country’s unfolding doping scandal.
As the Olympic Games starts in Brazil, Business Line examines the turmoil and the cost of the Russian doping scandal.
The 129th Session of the International Olympic Committee got underway this week with an Opening Ceremony at the Cidade das Artes in Rio de Janeiro.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko on Monday said an equal standards system applied across all countries is needed in order to win the fight against doping in…
President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, has defended his organisation’s treatment of the Russian doping crisis ahead of the Rio Games.
With just days to go until the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) now says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can…
The International Weightlifting Federation has announced that 11 weightlifters, including six medalists, have tested positive in retests on samples taken at the 2012 London Olympics.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the exclusion of some Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics is "discrimination".
Russian athletes have started to arrive in Rio ready to compete at the Olympic Games that start on August 5.
The Kremlin says it welcomes the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ruling against a blanket ban on Russian athletes at the next month’s Olympics.
With less than two weeks to go before the start of the Rio Olympics, there are a number of dark clouds gathered over the event that are showing little sign of…
Moscow has welcomed the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) saying it was grateful that it had not imposed a complete ban on Russia competing at the Rio…
Russia has escaped a blanket ban from the Rio Olympics following the country’s doping scandal.