Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) decision to ban his country from competing under its own flag at the Olympic Games is against the Olympic Charter and will be challenged at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Alisher Usmanov, the Russian President of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) has urged Sir Craig Reedie, his counterpart at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), not to turn the fight against doping into a "lynching".
The credibility of the fight against drugs will be on the line in the Olympic capital tomorrow when members of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s ultimate policy-making body gather for a key meeting.
Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Stanislav Pozdnyakov is among the officials to have been invited by Thomas Bach to this year's Olympic Summit, due to take place two days before the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee meets to decide the country's sporting future.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) will do everything in its power to ensure the country's athletes compete under their own flag at Tokyo 2020, the body's President Stanislav Pozdnyakov has promised.
Here we go again. Ahead of Rio and Pyeongchang, when the question of imposing doping crisis-related sanctions on Russia affecting the country's presence at the Olympic and Paralympic Games arose, the issue set international sports bodies - and observers - at each other's throats.
Russian Olympic springboard diving champion, Ilya Zakharov, has been suspended for 18 months for anti-doping violations.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has called for the complete replacement of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) leadership and claimed the organisation’s membership would be under consideration at their next meeting.
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has praised the work of the Russian Karate Federation (RKF) following a meeting with Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) counterpart Stanislav Pozdnyakov in Moscow.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach promised here today that they will take "a fresh look" at new doping claims against Russia.
Figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has been appointed as the Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) ambassador for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has submitted a bid to host the 2024 edition of The Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA) World Games in Nizhny Novgorod, a city that staged several matches during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has included an expenditure item of RUB₽30 million (£382,000/$479,000/€425,000) in its budget to provide legal protection for the interests of the country's athletes, it has been revealed.