In a bad week for Russian weightlifting, two new doping suspensions have been announced.
Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations (iNADO) chairman Michael Ask has claimed the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was right to reinstate Russia but criticised its failure to explain the reasons why it was more important to gain access to the Moscow Laboratory than "an official apology from Vladimir Putin".
Russian track and field athletes were the most tested by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in the first half of this year, the organisation has claimed.
Russia's anti-doping reform efforts have been further called into question after two amateur boxers were found to have competed while serving drugs bans.
Former volleyball international Pavel Moroz is among the latest batch of competitors sanctioned by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) after testing positive for banned drugs.
Rugby player Dmitry Gritsenko, cross-country skier Andrei Nishchakov and cyclist Yekaterina Golovastova have become the latest Russian athletes to be banned for doping.
More than 100 suspected anti-doping rule violations against Russian athletes have been uncovered by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in the first half of this year, its deputy director general Margarita Pakhnotskaya has revealed.