By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Twenty-eight Russian athletes who took part in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi face disciplinary proceedings over possible manipulation of their urine samples, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday. The global skiing body (FIS) later announced
* IOC probes athletes over possible manipulation of doping samples * Six Russian cross-country skiers under investigation suspended * Russia pulls out of hosting final World Cup cross-country meet * President Putin says some problems with sports doping in Russia (Adds FIS comment, Putin quotes, details
* Event taken away from Sochi over doping scandal * New venue to be decided in next few days * Other sports may choose to follow suit (Writes through, adds details in paras 9-10) ZURICH, Dec 13 (Reuters) - The doping scandal that has engulfed Russian sport claimed another casualty on Tuesday when
The IOC called on winter sports federations to "freeze preparations for major events in Russia" in July, but the IBU has not taken heed.