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
Twelve London 2012 athletes disqualified after retestsTwelve athletes who competed in the 2012 Olympics are handed retroactive disqualifications after failing drug tests during the London Games.
Nov 21, 20:24
Russian hackers leak confidential files of United States athletesTennis stars Venus and Serena Williams are among those to have had their personal data leaked by Russian hackers, in a possible revenge attack.
Sep 13, 23:14
Russia to hold 'special competitions' for banned Paralympic athletesRussia will host its own version of the Paralympic Games on home soil following the decision to ban all 267 athletes from Rio 2016, Vladimir Putin announces.
Aug 25, 18:45
Beijing 2008 weightlifting medallists fail doping sample retestsThree Olympic champions from China are among 11 weightlifters who face being stripped of their medals after failing retests of their Beijing 2008 doping samples.
Aug 24, 13:15
Russia lose appeal against exclusion from Paralympics in RioRussia will not compete at the Paralympic Games in Rio after losing an appeal against exclusion following allegations of state-sponsored doping.
Aug 23, 11:03
Anna Vyakhireva: 'Gold means everything for my sporting life'Russian Federation's Anna Vyakhireva reveals her delight after helping to guide her country to their first-ever gold medal in an Olympic women's handball contest.
Aug 21, 00:30
Andrey Arshavin: 'Impossible to succeed in sport without doping'Former Arsenal and Russia footballer Andrey Arshavin claims that some sports are "simply impossible without doping", with "everyone" involved in the activity.
Aug 19, 16:46
Result: Simone Biles wins third Olympic goldUSA's Simone Biles wins the third of her predicted five gold medals with a comfortable triumph on the vault.
Aug 14, 20:34
Russian long jumper Darya Klishina banned from competing in Rio OlympicsDarya Klishina, the only Russian due to compete in the athletics at the Rio Olympics, will no longer be allowed to take part following new, unspecified information.
Aug 13, 22:23
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