athletes

Stakes high as Russia doping report released

The report to be released Monday into allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping in Russia has already sparked rumblings it could trigger the "nuclear option" of a full ban of Russia from the Rio Olympics.

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

'Funeral for athletics'

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismiss an appeal against a ban on Russia's track and field team for the Rio Olympic Games over state-run doping.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Stakes high as Russia doping report released

The report to be released Monday into allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping in Russia has already sparked rumblings it could trigger the "nuclear option" of a full ban of Russia from the Rio Olympics.

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

Sagor, Tumpa get wild card entry for Olympics

The International Olympic Committee approve 'wild card' entries to the Olympic Games for two Bangladeshi athletes, Mahfuzur Rahman Sagor and Sonia Akhter Tumpa.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

IAAF votes to keep Russia banned

World athletics' governing body decides to maintain its doping ban on all Russian athletes, Sky News reported, quoting unnamed sources.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

‘Russia should remain banned’

Russia's athletes should stay banned from international competition and not be allowed to take part in the Rio Games, says a leading Olympic official.