French judges have issued international arrest warrants for two former Russian athletics officials as part of an investigation into doping cover-ups, it was reported today.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has confirmed it intends to ask the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to allow race walker Klavdiya Afanasyeva to compete at next month’s World Championships.
Russian runner Maksim Dyldin, who was part of his country’s European gold medal-winning 4x400 metres relay team in 2010, has been banned for four years for failing to give a doping sample.
Russia to propose athletes allowed to compete at 2017 European Indoor Championships as neutrals, President reveals
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) will propose its athletes compete at the 2017 European Indoor Championships in Belgrade under a neutral flag and based on individual applications, the national governing body’s President Dmitry Shlyakhtin has said.
All-Russia Athletics Federation President Dmitry Shlyakhtin has expressed his hope the country will be able to compete in the European Athletics Indoor Championships in March.
Olympic champion Alexey Negodaylo is one of 13 Russian bobsledders to be named on the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) list of banned athletes as part of the suspension of Russia.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says he "cannot imagine" the Rio 2016 Olympics taking place without his country's athletics team - because he wants to renew rivalries with the United States.
Dmitry Shlyakhtin has been elected as the new President of the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) as the organisation looks to overturn its ban from competition in time for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Diack confesses asking Russia for €1.5 million to help fund political campaign in return for drugs test cover-up, claims report
Former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack has reportedly admitted to French police he asked Russia for €1.5 million (£1.1 million/$1.6 million) to help him mount a political campaign in his native Senegal.
There will be four candidates to become the new President of the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) when it holds its elections in Moscow next month as the organisation tries to rebuild following its suspension from international competition after allegations of systematic doping abuse.
Four members of the leadership at the under-fire Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) have resigned following the explosive reports of state-supported doping within the country's athletics programme.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe claimed that "no room had been left for doubt" after Russia was told exactly what it needs to do to have its suspension from the sport lifted.
Russia today accepted its suspension from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) following allegations of state-supported doping.
Russian whistleblowers face legal action from athletes named in World Anti-Doping Agency Independent Commission report
Yulia Stepanova, a whisteblower in the German television documentary which led to Russia being suspended by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for doping, is set to be sued by some of the runners who she identified as allegedly using banned performance-enhancing drugs.
Russia will host the 2019 European Games providing they address the serious doping problems which has led to them being banned, it was announced here today.