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Russia Doping

Doping: Russian Triathlete Becomes First Disqualification From Tokyo Olympics

Oct 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Igor Polyanskiy admitted doping with EPO, an endurance boosting hormone, ahead of the Olympics and is banned until during the 2024 Paris Games.

Tokyo Olympics: Russia With New Name, More Doping Disputes

Jul 19, 2021 Agencies

This time it's not Russia, or even the Olympic Athletes from Russia. It's the Russian Olympic Committee. And you won't see the Russian flag above any podiums

Russian High Jumper Danil Lysenko Banned Over Doping Deception

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Lysenko tampered with the anti-doping process and failed to inform anti-doping bodies of his whereabouts

Biathlon Report Outlines Corruption, Russian Cover-Ups

Jan 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The report, published in a redacted version Thursday, accuses former IBU president Anders Besseberg of intensely lobbying for Russia's interests

Court Of Arbitration For Sport's Ruling: A Small Win for Russia

Russia can use team name at major events if the words "Neutral Athlete" or "Neutral Team" have equal prominence

17 December, 2020

Russia Banned From Tokyo Olympics, Qatar World Cup As CAS Reduces Ban To Two Years

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Russia will be unable to field teams at the upcoming Olympics, Winter Olympics or football World Cup after CAS upheld a ban for breaching anti-doping rules.

02 July, 2020

World Athletics Freezes Russia Panels Because Of Unpaid Fine


The Russian track federation, known as RusAF, owes a $5 million fine and another $1.31 million in costs for various doping-related work and legal wrangles

27 March, 2020

Two Olympic Champions Among Four Russians With New Doping Charges


Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic high jump champion, and Natalya Antyukh, the 2012 champion in the 400-meter hurdles, are facing charges of using a prohibited substance or method

12 March, 2020

World Athletics Fines Russia $10m, Caps Neutral Russian Athletes At 10 For Tokyo Olympics


The system of allowing Russian athletes to take part as Authorised Neutral Athletes, World Athletics president Sebastian Coe warned, "will be suspended if $5 million of the $10m fine is not paid by 1 July 2020"

04 February, 2020

WADA Asks CAS For Public Hearing On Russia Doping Case


At stake in the hearing will be the fate of Russian athletes hoping to compete in such events as this year's Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and 2022 football World Cup

10 December, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin Suggests WADA's Punishment Is Political And Outlines Plans To Appeal

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The four-year ban from international sporting events given to Russia has "political considerations", according to President Vladimir Putin


09 December, 2019

Russia Doping Ban Fallout: Moscow Blames 'Anti-Russian Hysteria'


The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia from international competitions including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

09 December, 2019

WADA Bans Russia For Four Years Over Doping, To Include 2020 Tokyo Olympics And 2022 Qatar World Cup

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Russia has been handed a four-year ban from all major global sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

28 November, 2019

Euro 2020: Vladimir Putin Says 'Will Do Everything' Not To Let Down UEFA, Fans As Russia Face Possible Doping Ban


On Tuesday, a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) source hinted that the Euro 2020 football tournament may be excluded from the potential doping ban

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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