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
The IOC called on winter sports federations to "freeze preparations for major events in Russia" in July, but the IBU has not taken heed.
(Adds WADA response) MOSCOW, July 22 (Reuters) - Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov. Pranskters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov
An independent commission report, led by Canadian law professor and sports lawyer Richard McLaren, published on Monday revealed evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. McLaren, who was a member of WADA's independent commission which last year