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Will Russian athletes be left without Olympics?

Will Russian athletes be left without Olympics?

The Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has refused to recognize Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA as compliant with the international code. The decision was taken at the WADA Foundation Board Meeting in Seoul. Ahead …

WADA considers banning Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

WADA considers banning Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) hasn't fully complied with the requirements set by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which could stand in the way of the nation's participation in the upcoming Games, the German TV channel ARD …

WADA welcomes Putin's call to heed McLaren report

WADA welcomes Putin's call to heed McLaren report

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Wednesday it welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statement urging his country to ‘heed the demands of the McLaren Investigation’, Sputnik reports. …

 Putin: Russian anti-doping system fails

Putin: Russian anti-doping system fails

Russian anti-doping system has failed, we must admit it and establish those responsible, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said. The President said that they must pay attention to WADA’s demands, because …

WADA forwards list of suspected Russian athletes to IAAF

WADA forwards list of suspected Russian athletes to IAAF

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has been forwarded 200 names of the Russian athletes, suspected of doping, by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) independent commission led by Canadian sports law professor …

FIFA to study WADA report on Russian football

FIFA to study WADA report on Russian football

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ruled out the study of the report by WADA's Richard McLaren on alleged Russian doping cover-up. "If measures need to be taken, they will be,” …

IOC extends sanctions against Russia over doping

IOC extends sanctions against Russia over doping

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday extended sanctions against Russia over dopinguntil further notice. The IOC first imposed sanctions on Russia in July in the wake of Richard …

Russian sports presented ultimatum

Russian sports presented ultimatum

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has called for all athletes who have a history of doping to be banned from international competition, according to WADA expert Peter Nicholson, who took part in a Moscow seminar organized by …

We do not need dirty victories, Mutko said

We do not need dirty victories, Mutko said

Russia does not intend to stop working to rebuild its reputation in the sports,the head of the Ministry of Sport, Vitaly Mutko, said. "We hope that the World Anti-Doping Agency …

Pushkov: WADA cannot be trusted

Pushkov: WADA cannot be trusted

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lost credibility after its hacked database revealed that US athletes had been allowed to use prohibited substances, the Foreign Affairs Committee chairman in the lower house of the Russian parliament, …

CAS leaves Russian Paralympians no chance

CAS leaves Russian Paralympians no chance

Today the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced a final decision not to allow the Russian athletes to compete at the Paralympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, despite the appeal of the Russian side on the decision of the International …

 Mutko threatens to stop financing WADA

Mutko threatens to stop financing WADA

Russia could cease financing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) unless it restores the rights of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, the Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said. "My belief is that if our …