Russia to appeal four-year doping sanctions within 10-15 days: TASS cites RUSADA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA said on Thursday it will appeal sanctions barring the country’s athletes from competing under its flag at top international sporting events within... Read more »

IOC, Tokyo 2020 approve new marathon route following move

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing the yukata, or casual summer kimono, walks past Olympic rings displayed at Nihonbashi district in Tokyo, Japan August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo TOKYO... Read more »

Russia banned from Olympics but door open to Tokyo Games

(Reuters) – Russia may be banned from the next two Olympics but the door is open for Russian participation at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games if athletes can meet... Read more »

Russia banned from Olympic Games for altering doping data

LAUSANNE/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia was banned from the Olympics and other major world championships on Monday after sporting officials decided to punish it for tampering with doping-related laboratory data... Read more »

Doping: UKAD Athlete Commission wants strict sanctions on Russia over doping

(This 06th December story is corrected to make clear statement is from the UKAD Athlete Commission) FILE PHOTO: A man walks at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) venue on... Read more »

Russia braces for four-year Olympic ban over doping scandal

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia could be hit with a four-year Olympic ban on Monday for flouting anti-doping rules, a punishment local officials have said would be unfair and part... Read more »

More Tokyo 2020 events rescheduled to beat the heat

FILE PHOTO: Summer sunshine is seen through Olympic rings displayed at Nihonbashi district in Tokyo, Japan August 5, 2019. Picture taken August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) –... Read more »

Speed skating: Chinese coach resigns over Hungarian speed skater’s China comment

FILE PHOTO: Short Track Speed Skating Events – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Men’s 5000m Relay Final – Gangneung Ice Arena – Gangneung, South Korea – February 22, 2018... Read more »

Tokyo marathon move does not affect our credibility: IOC

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – A surprise move of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics marathon races and race walk events to cooler Sapporo from the capital was sudden but it will... Read more »

Russian athlete says country unfair target in doping scandal

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian high jumper Ilya Ivanyuk, bronze medalist at this year’s world championships, believes his country is being unfairly scrutinized for doping, an issue he said existed... Read more »