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Will Russian athletes be left without Olympics?

The Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has refused to recognize Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA as compliant with the international code. The decision was taken at the WADA Foundation Board Meeting in Seoul. Ahead …

WADA considers banning Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) hasn't fully complied with the requirements set by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which could stand in the way of the nation's participation in the upcoming Games, the German TV channel ARD …

No Russian anthem at Olympics 2018?

Top officials for the International Olympic Committee are considering a menu of possible penalties against Russia for doping violations, including barring the country’s national anthem at the coming Winter Olympics and keeping its …

Three Russian athletes banned for four years

The Beijing Olympics relay silver medallist Anastasiya Kapachinskaya and two other Russian athletes, Inga Abitova and Denis Alekseyev, were banned for four years on Wednesday for doping. …

Russian Boxer suspended by World Boxing Council

The World Boxing Council (WBC) has fined and suspended Russia's heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin, who has failed a doping test, from WBC-sanctioned events. "Pursuant to the August 17, 2016, WBC Ruling, …

 Putin: Russian anti-doping system fails

Russian anti-doping system has failed, we must admit it and establish those responsible, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said. The President said that they must pay attention to WADA’s demands, because …

WADA forwards list of suspected Russian athletes to IAAF

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has been forwarded 200 names of the Russian athletes, suspected of doping, by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) independent commission led by Canadian sports law professor …

Mutko: Western media distort topic of doping in Russia

Russian Deputy Prime Minister for Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy Vitaly Mutko commented on the article published in The New York Times, which alleged that Russian officials acknowledged the existence of state-sponsored system …