• Russian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 athletes
    Reuters7 minutes ago

    Russian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 athletes

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Russian competitors across more than 30 sports were involved in an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests as Moscow 'hijacked international sport', an independent WADA report said on Friday. The second and final part of

  • Reuters8 minutes ago

    Doping-Russian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 competitors

    * Independent WADA report details institutional conspiracy * Russia 'corrupted London Games on unprecedented scale' * More than 30 sports, including soccer, were involved (Adds detail, further reaction) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Russian competitors across

  • Reuters9 minutes ago

    Doping-Reaction to McLaren report into Russian doping

    The second and final part of an independent commission report, led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, was published on Friday and provided more details of an elaborate state-sponsored doping scheme operated by Russia. "It is alarming to read that 1,000 Russian athletes - competing in summer

  • Sky News8 minutes ago

    Badminton and wheelchair rugby among sports to lose Olympic funding

    Archery, badminton, fencing, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby will not get funding in the run up to the Tokyo Olympics. UK Sport, which distributes money from the National Lottery and the government, will fund more than 16 Olympic and Paralympic sports as Team GB bids to better its impressive Rio

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