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Ashamed and sorry! Russian sports minister apologises over doping, pleads for Rio entry

Ashamed and sorry! Russian sports minister apologises over doping, pleads for Rio entry

Russian athletics faces a battle to compete at the Olympics in Rio in August.

Russian athletes to participate in events in Turkey, with extra security: Report

Russian athletes to participate in events in Turkey, with extra security: Report

Russia introduced a raft of punitive economic sanctions against Turkey after the shooting down a warplane.

Russia ready to create new anti-doping agency: Sports Minister

Russia ready to create new anti-doping agency: Sports Minister

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko said that they are ready to create a new anti-doping organisation.

Russia will not boycott 2016 Rio Olympics, even if track and field team is banned: Report

Russia will not boycott 2016 Rio Olympics, even if track and field team is banned: Report

The Russian sports minister said that the country will not boycott the 2016 Rio de Janerio Olympics even if the track and field team is banned.

Ready to toughen anti-doping control, says Russia

Ready to toughen anti-doping control, says Russia

The doping scandal will be discussed on Friday at a session of the IAAF.