• Vladimir Putin says absence of Russians will devalue Olympic medals
    Fourth-Place Medal30 minutes ago

    Vladimir Putin says absence of Russians will devalue Olympic medals

    Russian president Vladimir Putin addresses the Russian Olympic team. The list of Russian athletes banned from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics grew to 105 on Tuesday, and as you might imagine, Vladimir Putin is brimming with indignation and conspiracy theories. Stopping short of ruling Russia out of

  • The Canadian Press33 minutes ago

    Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team. Fencers and triathletes became the latest team of Russians to be cleared to compete in the Olympics