Russia's deputy prime minister said the country will abide by the International Olympic Committee's decision to retest the doping test samples of Russian athletes from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva has set a new world record in women’s figure skating short program at the Grand Prix Final in France.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) did not show how containers for storing and transporting athletes’ doping tests could have been unsealed, First Deputy Chairman of the Russian Parliament's International Affairs Committee Svetlana Zhurova told Sputnik on Friday.
All 63 re-analyzed blood samples from Russian athletes who participated in 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics were clean, the International Olympic Committee said.
In an interview with Sputnik Mundo Spanish freestyle skier Katia Griffiths, who took part in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, said that the use by athletes of banned substances is absolutely impermissible without exception.
The so-called McLaren report on Russian doping is a political tool to put pressure on Moscow and does not offer an objective, unbiased opinion, Valery Gazzayev, the deputy chair of Russian Federation State Committee for Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism, said Friday.
The World Anti-Doping Agency will shortly provide the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee and other organizations with findings of the report by the WADA commission headed by Richard McLaren on alleged Russian doping abuse published on Friday, the agency said in a statement.
Everyone engaged in sport needs to ensure that all possible measures are taken for the sport to be fair and honest, UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) Chief Executive Nicole Sapstead said on Friday, commenting on the release of the second part of Richard McLaren’s report on Russian doping.
The second part of the report of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) independent commission headed by Richard McLaren contains no new names of Russian athletes.
Crimean national football team was presented on Friday in the regional center of Simferopol while the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) expressed its wish to hold the next CONIFA World Football Cup on the peninsula.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) agrees with the findings of the report by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) commission headed by Richard McLaren on alleged Russian doping abuse published on Friday and will keep reanalyzing Russian doping probes, the association said in a statement.
In an interview with Sputnik, world champion and silver medalist of the Olympic Games in track and field athletics, Olga Bogoslovskaya, commented on the issue.
The second part of the report by Canadian sports law professor Richard McLaren on doping use in Russia is unprecedented and strikes at the heart of sport's integrity, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said in a statement on Friday.
Dmitry Shliakhtin, the All-Russia Athletic Federation’s (ARAF) acting president, has been reelected for another term.
In July 2016, a WADA commission led by McLaren presented a report based on the investigation results, in which Russia was accused of running a state-wide doping program, urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to consider a blanket ban on the entire Russian team.
The second part of the report was released on December 9, 2016. The report claimed that more than 1,000 Russian athletes were involved in doping manipulations or benefitted from them. The names of the athletes were not disclosed.
Former FIFA President Joseph Blatter said Friday that his successor Gianni Infantino disrespected him by refusing to take his calls.
Los Angeles, Budapest and Paris successfully passed the second round of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Candidature Process for 2024 Summer Olympics, IOC said Thursday on its official website.
The Netherlands Trade Union Confederation (FNV) confirmed on Thursday that it had filed a legal action against football governing body FIFA over its alleged complicity in the maltreatment of workers at the Qatar World Cup 2022 construction sites.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) extended sanctions imposed on Russia "until further notice."
Russian athlet Yelena Isinbayeva has been elected as a chairman of the RUSADA supervisory board, the organization said in a statement.
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