WADA has admitted that the so-called McLaren report which accused Russia of running a state-wide doping program and claimed manipulations occurred in 30 sporting disciplines is not sufficient to bring a lawsuit, a report of the International Olympic Committee said.
The Russian team won 11 medals on the first day of the third Winter Military World Games.
A Russian Defense Ministry plane has delivered the torch flame of the III Winter Military World Games to the Russian Olympic city of Sochi.
IAAF has approved the applications of 3 Russians to compete in international events in 2017 as neutral athletes.
The BBC documentary “Russia’s Hooligan Army,” aired on Thursday night, alleges that Russian football fans plan to stir up trouble for English fans during the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Sputnik looks at the imaginary threats allegedly awaiting foreigners during next year’s event.
A documentary made by the BBC about Russian football fans was made to discredit Russia ahead of the upcoming 2018 World Cup. It alleges that Russian hardline fans will threaten to stir up trouble during the tournament. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with Dougie Brimson, best-selling author of several books about football-related violence.
A Russian football fan, who appears in a BBC documentary “Russia’s Hooligan Army,” aired on Thursday night, complained to RT about his words being “grossly misinterpreted” by British journalists who interviewed him during their work on the film.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday he does not fear that hooligans will cause any troubles during next year’s World Football Cup in Russia, despite reported threats against foreign fans.
A hackers group known as Fancy Bear has released a new portion of documents detailing what kind of medication many notable athletes, including the Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps, are using.
Russia has lost 13 medals earned during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and eight - during the 2012 Olympics in London by decision of the International Olympics Committee (IOC) taken after reanalysis of samples.
The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea would like to see Russian athletes not implicated in doping abuse in its venues, the president of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee said Thursday.
Tokyo prosecutors have questioned the Japanese Olympic Committee president over payments made by Tokyo’s team to a Singaporean consultancy that allegedly led to winning the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics bid, local media reported Wednesday.
The International Association of Athletics Federations said that a total of 35 Russian athletes have applied to compete in international events in 2017.
Many Russian, especially Paralympic, athletes had been unfairly dismissed from competitions, the country's sports minister said.
NASA's Robonaut 2 is used to working with astronauts on the International Space Station. Now, however, it has applied its skill to refereeing American football.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has complete confidence in the independent report on alleged doping in Russia prepared by lawyer Richard McLaren despite certain "discrepancies" in supporting evidence, WADA said in a statement obtained by the BBC.
The International Olympics Committee (IOC) requested Richard McLaren to provide proof to support the allegations he made in his report saying that Russian officials were involved in state-sponsored doping program, a letter, leaked by Fancy Bears hacker group to the RT broadcaster, revealed on Friday.
Russia is disappointed with the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) decision to ban the country’s athletes from participating in the qualifying events for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Friday.
Russia’s women’s 4x400 relay team lost the silver medal it won at the 2012 London Olympics after receiving a doping reanalysis, the International Olympic Committee said Wednesday.
The membership of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) could be reinstated prior to the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in South Korea if Russia meets the reinstatement criteria in full by that time, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said Monday.
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