• Russian doping cover-up 'helped 1,000 athletes'
    Sky News9 minutes ago

    Russian doping cover-up 'helped 1,000 athletes'

    An investigation for the World Anti-Doping Agency claims positive tests were concealed at the London Games, the Sochi Winter Olympics, and the 2013 World Athletics Championships. London 2012 was  corrupted by Russian athletes on an "unprecedented scale" , said head of the investigation Professor

  • Russian Olympic team 'corrupted London Games on unprecedented scale'
    Sky News9 minutes ago

    Russian Olympic team 'corrupted London Games on unprecedented scale'

    The Russian Olympic team corrupted the London 2012 Games on an "unprecedented scale", an independent investigation has found. Professor Richard McLaren, author of a report funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency, said: "The Russian Olympic team corrupted the London Games on an unprecedented

  • Reuters13 minutes ago

    Shlyakhtin re-elected President of Russian federation

    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) - Dmitri Shlyakhtin was re-elected as President of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) on Friday after twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva withdrew her candidacy. The 49-year-old Shlyakhtin received 36 votes, five more than rival Andrei

  • I am not a traitor, says Russian doping whistleblower Stepanova
    Reuters15 minutes ago

    I am not a traitor, says Russian doping whistleblower Stepanova

    (Reuters) - Whistleblower Yulia Stepanova has denied being a traitor and said being banned for two years was the turning-point that led her to expose Russia's state-backed and systematic doping programme. Stepanova secretly recorded Russian coaches and athletes describing how they used performance-enhancing

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