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28 Russians face action over Sochi Olympics doping – IOC

Dec 23, 2016 - 6:52 PM

The IOC said the action was being taken following evidence produced by World Anti Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren who released his latest report on December 9

This file photo taken on February 21, 2014 at the Olympic Park in Sochi shows a sign showing the direction to the anti-doping laboratory of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. LEON NEAL / AFP

Salt and coffee used to hide tainted Russian doping samples

Dec 10, 2016 - 10:46 AM

The former head of Moscow s main anti doping laboratory had to resort to desperate measures because of the potential time bomb of being found out by WADA

This file photo taken on February 21, 2014 at the Olympic Park in Sochi shows a sign showing the direction to the anti-doping laboratory of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. LEON NEAL / AFP

5 key points from new Russian doping report

Dec 10, 2016 - 10:34 AM

Here are important points from the new Russian doping report published by investigator Richard McLaren

DAMNING REPORT. Professor Richard McLaren speaks during a press conference following the publication of his report on drug use in Russian sport, in central London on December 9, 2016. Adrian Dennis/AFP

No Putin link to Russian doping, says investigator

Dec 10, 2016 - 10:22 AM

Despite doping invesetigator Richard McLaren saying senior officials within Russia s ministry of sports actively supported the practice he found no links to president Vladimir Putin

This file photo taken on May 16, 2011 in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar shows Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (R) listening to Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko while visiting a sports complex under construction for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. ALEXEY DRUZHININ / POOL / AFP

Russia faces calls for total ban over doping

Dec 10, 2016 - 10:14 AM

The IOC this week extended sanctions against Russia while the International Association of Athletics Federations IAAF recently renewed its suspension of the country

This file photo taken on February 21, 2014 at the Olympic Park in Sochi shows a sign showing the direction to the anti-doping laboratory of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. LEON NEAL / AFP

Russia denies state doping program in sports after fresh revelations

Dec 10, 2016 - 12:02 AM

Moscow consistently denies the existence of any government run scheme to cheat its way to medal glory

DOPING. Professor Richard McLaren (L) sits alongside the report's chief investigator Martin Dubbey, during a press conference following the publication of his report on drug use in Russian sport, in central London on December 9, 2016. Photo by Adrian Dennis/ AFP

More than 1,000 Russian athletes in 'institutionalized' doping – report

Dec 09, 2016 - 8:07 PM

UPDATED International sport had been hijacked by the Russians according to Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren who has previously accused Russia of state sponsored cheating

DAMNING REPORT. Professor Richard McLaren speaks during a press conference following the publication of his report on drug use in Russian sport, in central London on December 9, 2016. Adrian Dennis/AFP

Olympics: Russia doping state-dictated with secret service backing – report

Jul 18, 2016 - 9:38 PM

Richard McLaren: The Moscow laboratory operated for the protection of doped Russian athletes within a state dictated failsafe system

ANTI-DOPING. Richard Pound (C), head of the independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and members of the commission Richard H. McLaren (L), and Guenter Younger, hold a press conference in Unterschleissheim, Germany, January 14, 2016. Photo by Sven Hoppe/EPA