WADA

Swiss anti-doping lab says it obeyed rules when destroying samples

GENEVA (Reuters) – A Swiss laboratory named in a World Anti-Doping Agency report that alleged…

Thompson says fellow legend Coe faces “defining” moment

LONDON (Reuters) – Daley Thompson has urged his fellow British luminary Sebastian Coe, the head…

Moscow anti-doping lab shared site with accused doctor

By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Moscow laboratory tasked with catching drugs cheats in…

Vladimir Putin

Putin says Russia needs own investigation into doping allegations

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia needed to conduct its…

Russia

Athletics: a poor relation even before doping scandal

By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – Athletics was struggling to compete for funding with money-spinning…

Russian Sports Minister Mutko

Russian sports minister Mutko pledges new anti-doping action

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko on Wednesday pledged his country would…

Russia offers WADA a “road map” to address doping problems – Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Wednesday Moscow has offered the…

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…

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 IAAF

Kenya govt not taking doping seriously – top official

ELDORET (Reuters) – Kenya’s government has failed to seriously tackle doping and must act swiftly…

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…

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…

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…

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…

IAAF chief Coe says long road to redemption

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – The head of world athletics Sebastian Coe says he faces…

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…

Russian federation distances itself from corruption probe

(Reuters) – Russia has nothing to fear from the latest scandal to rock world athletics,…

Former IAAF head under investigation

By Chine LabbĂ© PARIS (Reuters) – The international athletics federation’s former chief Lamine Diack has…