• Russian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 competitors
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Russian doping conspiracy benefited over 1,000 competitors

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Russian competitors across more than 30 sports were involved in an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive drug tests as Moscow "hijacked international sport" over the course of five years, an independent WADA report said on Friday.

  • Russian official Mutko seeks to retain FIFA Council seat
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Russian official Mutko seeks to retain FIFA Council seat

    Under fire for his role in Russia's state doping program, Vitaly Mutko has begun the process of a FIFA integrity check to be an election candidate. Mutko, who heads Russian operations to organize the 2018 World Cup, has been elected by European soccer leaders since 2009 to represent them on FIFA

  • The Latest: Mutko says Russia will resort to legal action
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    The Latest: Mutko says Russia will resort to legal action

    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko says Russia will resort to legal action in response to allegations of institutionalized doping. Tygart is calling on the IOC to suspend Russia's Olympic committee until it is deemed code compliant.

  • A $30 million splurge on Putin's daughter's favorite sport
    Reuters5 hours ago

    A $30 million splurge on Putin's daughter's favorite sport

    By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is building a $30 million complex for acrobatic rock'n'roll, a niche sport in which President Vladimir Putin's daughter is a leading dancer and has a senior role for development, a Reuters review of public documents has shown. The Zhavoronki Acrobatic