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Russia awaits CAS verdict on its Olympic team

President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov informed that the decision on the participation of athletes, listed in the ROC's application, at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will made no later than …

IOC changes anti-doping rules

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will make a proposal on the formation of a new, more transparent and independent anti-doping system, the head of Committee Thomas Bach informed. "We need a full review of …

 Will Russian athletes go to Rio Olympic Games?

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected the Russian Olympic Committee’s appeal against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Russian athletes will not be able to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de …

Peskov: boycotting Olympics not on our agenda

Boycotting the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games amid the ongoing doping scandal is not on Russian agenda, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "No, there is no such topic on the agenda. I want to refer you to …

Lavrov and Kerry discuss Syria and doping scandal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed ways to resolve the Syria crisis and Russia's doping scandal in a phone call on Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry …

IOC to decide Russian sports future

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is holding an extraordinary meeting of the Executive Committee, which will be focused on be the punishment of Russian athletes for alleged doping. It is known that the WADA report, which accused Moscow of creating a special mechanism for substitution of doping samples of athletes at the Olympic Games in Sochi, became the reason for discussion. In particular, the WADA believes that positive doping tests of Russian athletes disappeared in the anti-doping laboratory in Moscow for years. In this regard, recommendations of the agency are quite simple - to remove Russian athletes from the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.

Proposal to ban Russia from Olympics

The representatives of the anti-doping agencies of 10 countries and 20 groups of athletes require removal of the entire Russian team from participation in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the newspaper New York Times wrote on Saturday. …

IAAF may allow some Russian athletes to compete in Rio

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced that it amended the organization’s regulations in order to allow field and track athletes from Russia to submit individual applications for international …