Alexander Zubkov, re-elected President of the Russian Bobsleigh Federation (RBF) earlier this year despite having been stripped of two Olympic gold medals from Sochi 2014 on doping grounds, has been provisionally suspended by the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF).
An appeal filed by the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) against a Moscow court ruling which attempted to overturn Alexander Zubkov's disqualification from Sochi 2014 will be heard later this month, it has been announced.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) will appeal a Moscow court ruling which attempted to overturn Alexander Zubkov's disqualification from Sochi 2014 for doping, it was announced today.
A court in Moscow has refused to acknowledge the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling to disqualify Russian Bobsleigh Federation (RBF) President Alexander Zubkov from the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games for violating anti-doping rules.
Russian governing bodies have offered their support to Sochi potentially hosting sliding sports at the 2026 Winter Olympics as part of a bid from Turkish city Erzurum.
Convicted drugs cheat Alexander Zubkov has claimed fighting doping is the top priority of the Russian Bobsleigh Federation (RBF) after he was re-elected to serve a second term as President at a meeting in Sochi today.
Convicted drugs cheat Zubkov set for second term as Russian Bobsleigh Federation President after rivals withdraw claiming election illegal
Alexander Zubkov is set to be re-elected President of the Russian Bobsleigh Federation (RBF) tomorrow after his two challengers withdrew from the race after claiming the election was "illegal".
Russian Bobsleigh Federation (RBF) President Alexander Zubkov has confirmed he will not appeal the decision to strip him of the two Olympic gold medals he won at Sochi 2014 for his role in the country's doping scheme.
Ferriani ready to claim a third term as IBSF President - but doubts over accountability are marring a smooth pathway
Ivo Ferriani, who will seek a third consecutive four-year term as President of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) this week, has apparently developed something of a mantra in recent years. "First four years - evaluation and creation. Second - implementation. Third - legacy".
Russian Presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has led calls for international sports organisations to review their sanctions regarding athletes from the country after the publication of Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reasoned decisions against Alexander Legkov.
It is therapeutic every once in a while to study a reasoned award delivered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS); in today’s "who-shouts-loudest" reality, it helps one to retain a sense of perspective and to recognise that there are - at least - two ways of interpreting almost any chain of events or circumstances.
A full decision published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) explaining their move to disqualify Alexander Zubkov from Sochi 2014 and strip him of the two gold medals he won there has listed "numerous elements" supposedly proving the Russian's involvement in doping.
Twenty-two Russian appeals have been lodged at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) following the International Olympic Committee (IOC) retrospectively disqualifying athletes from Sochi 2014 for doping, it has been confirmed.
Liam Morgan: Confusion rather than clarity reigns over the Olympic Movement as IOC and FIS clash on Russia
If ever there was an image to highlight the current farcical situation the world of sport finds itself in, Alexander Zubkov being pictured at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Whistler yesterday provided it.
Double Sochi 2014 champion Alexander Zubkov has been stripped of his bobsleigh gold medals and banned from the Olympic Games for life after he was among the four latest Russian athletes to be sanctioned by the Oswald Commission.