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Efimova Among List of Seven Russian Swimmers Banned from Rio 2016 by FINA

Seven Russian athletes have been banned from competing at next month’s Olympic Games by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in the wake of the...

Three Russian Rowers Axed from Rio 2016 as International Federations Queue Up in Support...

Three rowers have been axed from Russia's team for Rio 2016 after failing to meet the strict criteria for eligibility installed by the International...

IOC Decide Against Blanket Ban on Russian Athletes at Rio 2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opted not to impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio...

ISU Strengthen Anti-Doping Policy Following Release of McLaren Report

Samples given by athletes who compete in International Skating Union (ISU) events can now be stored for up to ten years and reanalyzed at...

IOC Gives Conditions Required for Russian Athletes to Compete in Rio

The IOC Executive Board (EB) has today further studied the question of the participation of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In its...

Alfa-Bank Unveiled as First “Regional Supporter” for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

Russia's largest private commercial bank has been unveiled as the first ever "Regional Supporter" for the 2018 FIFA World Cup by football's world governing...

Nick Butler: Will the IOC Be Able to Justify Not Imposing a Ban on...

It has been another remarkable day in what has already been a remarkable year in the world of sport. Russia, represented by the vociferously...

Nyet for Russian Track and Field Team at Rio

Should Russia be tossed from the Rio Olympics because of a sophisticated drug doping scheme? Would that be the end of a sports sanctioned...

Olympic Movement on “Verge of Splitting” as Result of McLaren Report, says Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the Olympic Movement "can once again be on the verge of splitting", following the release of Richard McLaren's...

WADA Call for Complete Russian Ban from International Sport Until “Culture Change” Achieved

Russia should be banned from all international sporting competition, including the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, until they have achieved a "culture change", the World...

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