The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have given permission to shot put athlete Maksim Afonin and triple jumper Anna Krylova to compete as neutrals.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) have revealed that Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova, who served a 15-month suspension for failing a drugs test, passed at least eight doping tests in 2017.
Russian racewalkers Sergey Sharypov and Yulia Turova have applied to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for the right to compete in international competitions as neutral athletes.
Moscow City Court has rejected an appeal from Grigory Rodchenkov's lawyers to have the whistleblower's arrest in absentia warrant rescinded after he was charged with trafficking dangerous substances.
I felt a sense of déjà vu yesterday when attending a pre-Pyeongchang 2018 press conference with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.
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It was a very different performance from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the weekend when they met to determine North Korean participation at next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, than when making a similar decision about Russia in December.
Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov will testify at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing of 42 Russians, who are appealing against Olympic bans, via video link.
The last 12 months in sports politics has perhaps not quite hit the heights of the year which preceded it, but it has contained plenty of excitement nonetheless.
Cross-country skier Nikita Kryukov has claimed that Russian doping crisis whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov could attend the Court of Arbitration for Sport's (CAS) hearing into Russian athletes expected to take place early next year.
It has taken a real effort of will to break off from festive preparations to pore over more detailed decisions of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Disciplinary Commission sitting in judgement on Russian athletes.
Russian press secretary Dmitry Peskov says the Kremlin is keeping an eye on the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) upcoming decision on the country's athletes.
International Ice Hockey Federation President (IIHF) René Fasel says that the Russian team will still be recognisable at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, even if they compete in neutral colours.
The Russian State Duma has adopted a bill into law in its third and final reading, which allows for the removal of coaches who violate anti-doping rules.
Campaign by Russian schoolboy to let Russia compete at Pyeongchang 2018 captures mood of country in denial
Following the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to strip Russian athletes of their medals and ban them for life from competing, many Russians are still denying they were part of a doping scandal at Sochi 2014.
Richard McLaren’s report into Russian doping published in December was careful to always use the phrase "scratches and marks" when referring to the tampering of urine samples at the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi.