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Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work needed

The World Anti-Doping Agency has forgiven Russia for its tardiness in turning over lab data but raised the specter of an Olympic ban if that data is found to have …


Russia’s reinstatement after doping scandal goes to a vote

Should Russia be reinstated without publicly admitting wrongdoing in its state-sponsored doping scandal? That question has caused ferocious infighting at the World Anti-Doping Agency, the watchdog body tasked with stopping …


Olympic bobsled champion from Russia banned for doping

A Russian bobsledder who won a gold medal at the 2014 Olympics has been banned for four years for doping. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday that Dmitry Trunenkov, who …


Despite doping scandals, Russia could bid for 2028 Olympics

Still mired in a doping scandal and with a track team banned from international competition, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said his country may put forth a bid …


Russia defends record over calls for wide-ranging doping ban

Russia’s deputy prime minister, responding to calls for the nation’s sports teams to be excluded from all international competitions because of doping, said Wednesday that the country is “among the …


Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin fails doping test, loses title shot

World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman says Alexander Povetkin has failed a doping test and sanctioning for the Russian heavyweight’s title bout against Bermane Stiverne has been withdrawn. Povetkin had …


Split deepens over Russian doping scandal

The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to deepen.