WADA Suspends Work of Kazakh Anti-Doping Lab for 4 Months

According to reports, World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended the accreditation of the Kazakh Anti-Doping Laboratory in Almaty for a period of four months.

// Jun. 28, 2016 - 19:29 GMT


Messi & Co. Call Time on Argentina Careers After Copa America Final Loss

Several members of Argentine national football team appear willing to follow the example of Lionel Messi and retire.

// Jun. 27, 2016 - 19:05 GMT


Russian Federal Council Proposes to Ban Rowdy Fans From 2018 World Cup

The speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament suggested that fans involved in previous criminal incidents should be banned from attending the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

// Jun. 27, 2016 - 14:50 GMT


Russian Gov't Denies Complicity in Doping, Admits Need for Better Controls

The current anti-doping detection system has certain loopholes to be mend, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Sunday.

// Jun. 26, 2016 - 12:57 GMT


Russia Unlikely to Avoid Proceedings With IWF Over Weightlifting Issue

The proceedings with the IWF (IWF) at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) will be necessary in case of possible disqualification of Russian weight lifters from the upcoming Summer Olympics in Brazil.

// Jun. 26, 2016 - 12:47 GMT


Russian Athletes 2016 Olympics Suspension Over 2008 Violations Is Absurd

Russian Sport Minister Vitaly Mutko considers the IWF possible decision to punish Russian athletes in the 2016 Rio Olympics over doping violations of other athletes in 2008 to be an absurd.

// Jun. 26, 2016 - 12:14 GMT


67 Olympic Hopefuls Defy Ban on Russia, Aim to Compete as Individuals

About 67 Russian athletes will submit individual applications to participate in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

// Jun. 25, 2016 - 15:29 GMT


Russian Sports Minister Ready to Resign Over Olympics Chaos

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said that if all the Russian national team gets suspended from the 2016 Olympics, he is ready to resign.

// Jun. 25, 2016 - 15:14 GMT


EU Footballers May Need Work Permits to Play in Premier League After Brexit

Footballers from EU member states will be required to obtain permission to work in the United Kingdom in order to play for UK Premier League clubs following the British public's decision to leave the European Union in a recent referendum.

// Jun. 24, 2016 - 19:48 GMT


IAAF Gives Russian Athletes 'Exceptional Eligibility' to Compete in Events

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) confirmed on Thursday “exceptional eligibility” for Russian athletes not implicated in doping allegations to compete in the Rio Olympics this summer and other international competitions.

// Jun. 23, 2016 - 22:07 GMT