USADA chief slams "watered down" Russia sanctionsRussia will not be able to officially compete at the next summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic Games or other world championships for two years.
Dec 17, 17:52
Russia handed two-year Olympics and world championship suspensionThe Russian name, flag and anthem will now be barred from the Tokyo and Beijing Games as well as the World Cup in Qatar should they qualify.
Dec 17, 15:15
Sebastian Coe holding firm over Russian athletesThe World Anti-Doping Agency's executive committee has moved to ban Russia from international sporting competition for four years.
Dec 14, 12:37
Vladimir Putin hints at Russia appeal against four-year WADA banRussia has been sanctioned after laboratory data was found to have been manipulated.
Dec 10, 14:30
WADA president "extremely disappointed" with latest Russia allegationsWADA's executive committee will meet in Lausanne on Monday.
Dec 8, 13:56
Russia facing four-year ban after damning WADA reportThe country stands accused of altering and falsifying doping records.
Nov 26, 06:07
Russia still suspended by World Athletics CouncilThe Russian Athletics Federation has been banned from competition since 2015 and the suspension will now continue indefinitely.
Nov 23, 15:16
Russia face ban from all major sporting events over anti-doping "inconsistencies"WADA's compliance panel chair says Russia risks being banned from a range of sporting competitions over non-compliance with the WADA code.
Sep 24, 18:29
Goldie Sayers to receive Olympic bronze after 11 yearsHaving originally finished fourth in Beijing, Sayers was lifted to third when a reanalysis of doping samples saw Mariya Abakumova disqualified.
Jun 12, 12:32
WADA's first boss Dick Pound backs under-fire agency over Russian compromiseAfter wide criticism of the decision to lift RUSADA's ban, Pound's support will come as a huge relief to current WADA boss Sir Craig Reedie.
Sep 21, 18:56
Russian speed skater Semen Elistratov dedicates Winter Olympics medal to compatriotsRussian speed skater Semen Elistratov dedicates his Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bronze medal to his compatriots who have been banned from the Games.
Feb 11, 13:03
Live Coverage: Pyeongchang 2018 - Winter Olympics Opening CeremonyFollow Sports Mole's live coverage of the opening ceremony for the 2018 edition of the Winter Olympics from Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Feb 9, 10:00
International Olympic Committee publishes Russian athlete kit rules for 2018 GamesThe International Olympic Committee publishes a set of rules pertaining to the kits of Olympic athletes from Russia competing at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
Dec 20, 20:14
Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongchangThe International Olympic Committee announces that Russia have been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang over allegations of state-sponsored doping.
Dec 5, 19:56
Sebastian Coe 'cannot guarantee' drug-free World Athletics ChampionshipsLord Sebastian Coe claims that certain athletes "will always seek to cheat", but believes that it is now a lot easier to spot those who benefit from doping.
Jul 23, 12:59
Kelly Sotherton to be upgraded to Beijing bronze medalGreat Britain heptathlete Kelly Sotherton will be upgraded to a bronze medal from the 2008 Olympics after Russian Tatyana Chernova is disqualified for doping.
Apr 24, 16:05
WADA chief questions speed of Russia doping reformsThe Russian Federation must act quicker to solve the country's doping issues, according to World Anti-Doping Agency director general Olivier Niggli.
Mar 8, 21:57
Ban on Russian athletes extended until November by IAAFThe International Association of Athletics Federations rules that Russian Federation athletes will be unable to compete in international competition until November.
Feb 6, 22:16
International Olympic Committee extends doping sanctions against RussiaDoping sanctions against Russia are extended until further notice by the International Olympic Committee.
Dec 7, 22:26
Jessica Ennis-Hill "so happy" to be awarded 2011 World heptathlon gold medalJessica Ennis-Hill says that she is "so happy" at being awarded her third World Championship heptathlon gold medal, after Tatyana Chernova was stripped of the 2011 title.
Nov 29, 21:36
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