Athletics

Thomas Bach

IOC chief Bach expects Russian athletes to compete at Rio

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Olympics chief Thomas Bach expects Russia will comply with doping regulations in…

IOC

IOC wants cheats punished in wake of doping report

By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants disciplinary procedures to…

Russia

Russia says complied with WADA norms, open for cooperation on doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Sports Ministry said on Tuesday it was open for closer…

Russia

Russia shuts Moscow lab after doping report

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow laboratory used for doping tests has stopped operating after its…

Russian Athletics

Russian athletics doping row could spread to other sports

By Jack Stubbs and Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) – The international investigation into alleged drug…

Russia sees sports doping allegations as spiteful ‘political hit job’

By Andrew Osborn and Maria Kiselyova MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin dismissed sweeping doping allegations…

Russia shuts Moscow laboratory after doping report – Russian anti-doping chief

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow laboratory used for doping tests has stopped operating after its…

Russia says complied with WADA norms, open for cooperation on doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Sports Ministry said on Tuesday it was open for closer…

WADA Russia

WADA’s Independent Commission report into Russian doping

GENEVA (Reuters) – Some of the main points of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent…

Australia backs calls for Russia Olympics ban

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia has backed the World Anti-Doping Agency’s recommendation that Russia be banned…

Russia WADA

Russia faces ban from athletics for widespread doping offences

GENEVA (Reuters) – Russia could be banned from international athletics, including the 2016 Olympic Games,…

Athletics Doping Scandal WADA

Athletics doping scandal set to scare off sponsors

ZURICH (Reuters) – The scandal over Russian doping in athletics could send sponsors running for…

Reactions to anti-doping commission report

By Brian Homewood and Martyn Herman GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – An international anti-doping commission recommended on…

Interpol says to coordinate global athletics corruption probe

PARIS (Reuters) – The global police body Interpol said on Monday that it would be…

WADA commission advises Russia athletics ban over drug accusations

GENEVA (Reuters) – An international anti-doping commission recommended on Monday that the Russian Athletics Federation…

IOC’s ethics commission recommends provisional suspension of Diack

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee’s Ethics Commission recommended the provisional…

Athletics

Athletics braced for damning revelations from anti-doping agency

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – A report by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday…

Alleged extortion to hide dopers abhorrent – IAAF President, Coe

LONDON (Reuters) – IAAF president Sebastian Coe called alleged bribery within athletics “abhorrent” on Saturday…

IAAF cancels year-end gala as scandal widens

LONDON (Reuters) – Athletics lurched deeper into crisis on Friday with the showcase sport of…

Diack’s son, three others charged with ethics violations

(Reuters) – A son of former IAAF president Lamine Diack and three other sports officials…

You Hao dethrones defending champion to win parallel bars

GLASGOW (Reuters) – You Hao earned the Chinese men’s team their first gold medal at…

Korea’s forgotten Athletes

By Hooyeon Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Weightlifting champion Kim Byeong-chan died alone, paralysed and penniless…

Kenyan runners caught cheating in Nairobi marathon

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan athletics officials intercepted a runner who cheated his way into second…

Kenworthy

American skier Kenworthy comes out as gay

(Reuters) – U.S. Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy, who won a silver medal at last year’s…

Steenkamp’s mother says wants no revenge against Pistorius

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The mother of slain model Reeva Steenkamp said on Wednesday she did…

Pistorius to be released on parole

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius will be released on parole on Oct.…

Bolt aiming to crack 19 seconds in 200 metres

KINGSTON (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has already started his preparations for next…

Usain Bolt

Bolt aiming to crack 19 seconds in 200 metres

KINGSTON (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has already started his preparations for next…

2015 Chicago Marathon Finish Line: Dickson Chumba Wins Men’s Race

REUTERS – Kenyan Dickson Chumba pulled away from compatriot Sammy Kitwara and comfortably won a…

Pistorius

Pistorius hearing postponed by the SA parole board

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A parole hearing to decide if Oscar Pistorius should be let out…