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Russia Doping: A chronology of major events

Russia Doping: A chronology of major events

The CAS ruling effectively meant that Russian athletes, who were applying to compete in 2016 Rio Games, will not be going to the Olympics.

Jul 21, 2016, 16:51 PM IST
Sebastian Coe refuses to apologise for doping comment

Sebastian Coe refuses to apologise for doping comment

Coe says he sticks by sentiments and probably might have chosen different language.

Dec 02, 2015, 21:15 PM IST
IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program

IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program

Track and field's governing body issued a 38-page response to allegations by British and German media outlets.

Nov 28, 2015, 09:56 AM IST
UEFA-commissioned doping study reveals many conspicuous results: ARD

UEFA-commissioned doping study reveals many conspicuous results: ARD

A doping study commissioned by the European soccer body UEFA has revealed a higher than expected rate of conspicuous levels of testosterone that in some cases could potentially point towards doping, German broadcaster ARD said on Saturday.

Sep 20, 2015, 09:51 AM IST
Paula Radcliffe likens pressure to release blood data to abuse

Paula Radcliffe likens pressure to release blood data to abuse

 Women`s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe says the pressure being put on her to release her blood test data is "almost abuse".

Sep 10, 2015, 15:49 PM IST
Two Kenyans failed drug tests at Beijing World Athletics Championships

Two Kenyans failed drug tests at Beijing World Athletics Championships

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Wednesday provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes after the duo failed drug tests at the ongoing Beijing World Athletics Championships.

Aug 26, 2015, 17:44 PM IST
WADA vows to `urgently` investigate doping claims

WADA vows to `urgently` investigate doping claims

The World Anti-Doping Agency will "urgently" investigate allegations of widespread doping in athletics, the body announced on Friday.

Aug 07, 2015, 19:58 PM IST
German reporter slams Sebastian Coe over athletics 'war' comments

German reporter slams Sebastian Coe over athletics 'war' comments

The German reporter who sparked a doping storm engulfing athletics hit back on Thursday at accusations from Britain`s Sebastian Coe, who is bidding for the sport`s leadership, that his report was "a declaration of war" on athletics.

Aug 07, 2015, 10:43 AM IST
Culture change needed if doping to be curbed: Expert

Culture change needed if doping to be curbed: Expert

Until national federations and governments put clean competition ahead of winning medals, sport faces a difficult task in its battle against doping, a longtime U.S. observer of athletics says.

Aug 06, 2015, 10:19 AM IST
IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping

IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping

The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Monday.

Aug 03, 2015, 13:03 PM IST
Kenya hits back at new doping allegations

Kenya hits back at new doping allegations

Kenya`s athletics federation on Sunday hit back at renewed doping allegations levelled by a German broadcaster against it fabled distance runners, calling the claims "libellous".

Aug 02, 2015, 20:26 PM IST
Leaked IAAF data reveals hundreds of abnormal blood tests

Leaked IAAF data reveals hundreds of abnormal blood tests

Athletics faced a fresh doping scandal Saturday when leaked results from 12,000 blood tests taken from 5,000 competitors allegedly demonstrated instances of cheating and "a shameful betrayal" of clean athletes.

Aug 02, 2015, 08:50 AM IST
Russia, Kenya face new doping allegations

Russia, Kenya face new doping allegations

Russia and Kenya were subject to new doping allegations on Saturday when a German broadcaster claimed evidence of runners using growth hormone, botched drug tests and widespread corruption.

Aug 02, 2015, 08:45 AM IST
Arrested German TV crew had no permits, say Qataris

Arrested German TV crew had no permits, say Qataris

Qatari authorities say they arrested a German television crew for filming a documentary without permission, not because of corruption allegations or the building conditions for the 2022 World Cup it exposed.

May 05, 2015, 22:02 PM IST
Russian athletics sue over German doping claims

Russian athletics sue over German doping claims

The Russian Athletics Federation is suing German state broadcaster ARD over allegations of systematic doping in Russian athletics aired in a documentary in December.

Feb 18, 2015, 16:34 PM IST
Russians ponder legal action over doping claims

Russians ponder legal action over doping claims

Russia`s athletics federation said Saturday they were considering legal action following "slanderous allegations" made on German television of massive drug use in the country`s sport.

Dec 06, 2014, 20:19 PM IST
Not only Russia affected by doping, says IAAF official

Not only Russia affected by doping, says IAAF official

Germany`s member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) council claimed Friday that doping is common in the world`s top sports nations and is not just an issue for Russia.

Dec 05, 2014, 23:40 PM IST

Formula One boss faces bribery charges in German trial

Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone faces bribery charges when his trial begins in Munich on Thursday in a case which threatens to end his reign.

Apr 22, 2014, 10:02 AM IST