Olympics

IAAF

IAAF suspension an option, says WADA commissioner

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) could face recommendations that include…

Russia

Russia proposes athletes compete under Russian Olympic flag to evade ban

By Maria Kiselyova MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Sunday it would ask the world…

Kenya

Doping threatens Kenya’s credibility at Rio Olympics – Rudisha’s coach

By Drazen Jorgic ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) – Doping could cast a shadow over Kenya at…

Russia

We’ll reform in time for Rio Olympics – Russia

By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has set out a three-month road map to…

Major sports events in Paris suspended in the wake of attacks

By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) – All major sports events in the Paris region have…

Russia suspended after overwhelming IAAF vote

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – Athletics’ governing body has voted overwhelmingly to suspend Russia…

Russia plays down athletics ban, says will be resolved in a few months

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s suspension from international athletics will be resolved in two to three…

IAAF Suspension Russia

Reaction to IAAF suspension of Russian federation

LONDON (Reuters) – Reaction to the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) council’s vote on…

Russia IAAF

Russia suspended after overwhelming IAAF vote

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – Athletics’ governing body has voted overwhelmingly to suspend Russia…

Punish Russian officials, not athletes for doping – Shobukhova

By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) – Distance runner Liliya Shobukhova said Russian officials rather than…

Interview – Russia report no surprise to ex-WADA boss Fahey

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The explosive report on Russia’s anti-doping regime came as…

Olympics ban on Russian athletes attempt to harm image – Sports Minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A possible ban on Russian athletes in the 2016 Olympics would be…

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…

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…

Kremlin says doping allegations against Russian athletes groundless

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin on Tuesday dismissed allegations from the World Anti-Doping Agency that…

Tallent demands gold medal after Russia report

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian race walker Jared Tallent, an Olympic silver-medallist behind a drug cheat,…

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…

NHL

NHL weighs participation in 2018 and 2022 Olympics

TORONTO (Reuters) – The National Hockey League will weigh the benefits of playing at the…

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…

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…

IAAF cancels year-end gala as scandal widens

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

James Sutherland

Australia chief draws line in sand for cricket in Olympics

BRISBANE (Reuters) – Australia’s cricket chief James Sutherland believes beach cricket might be the solution…

Police baffled as Olympic medals found dumped in Australian trash

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Olympic medals dumped in a pile of rubbish outside a house in…

Maelle Ricker

Olympics – Snowboarder Maelle Ricker Ends Golden Career

Canadian Olympic and world champion snowboarder Maelle Ricker announced her retirement from competition on Wednesday,…

Prosecutors seek murder conviction for South Africa’s Pistorius

BLOEMFONTEIN (Reuters) – Prosecutors called on Tuesday for South Africa’s “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius to…

Simone Biles of the U.S. performs during her beam routine in the women's apparatus final at the World Gymnastics Championships at the Hydro arena in Glasgow

Biles and Uchimura clock up 10th world golds

GLASGOW (Reuters) – The days of scooping a perfect 10 in gymnastics are long gone,…