Russian doping scandal

Rio 2016: Russian, Kenyan athletes must prove ‘clean’ before joining Olympic team

IOC President Thomas Bach said after a special Olympic summit in Lausanne, Switzerland, on June 21 that the measure is being introduced because the Russian and Kenyan anti-doping agencies are unreliable and put "very serious doubts on the presumption of innocence" of

New tests find 14 Russian athletes positive at Beijing Games

The Russian Olympic Committee said in a statement (in Russian), that it had received the information in "official documents" from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), BBC reports. The IOC earlier said up to 31 athletes could be banned from the Rio Games. The Russian

Russian Sochi gold medalists took steroids – report

A brief preview of the CBS program due to air on May 8 did not reveal the names of the suspected dope cheats. But Stepanov charges that the former head of Russia's drug-testing lab told him he had a "Sochi List" of

More Russian athletes banned for doping as swimmers charged

On March 24 the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) denied that it had covered up failed doping tests by Russian swimmers, Radio Liberty Europe reports. The RUSADA statement comes one day after a damning report by the London newspaper The Times alleging the