Olympic ban

US Olympic official expresses doubt over clean 'neutral' Russia athletes after ban

A top U.S. Olympic official on Friday expressed doubt over whether any Russian competitors could prove clean to compete as neutral athletes in the upcoming Tokyo Games, after Russia was barred from competition for doping violations.

Dec 14, 2019, 06:55 AM IST

#NoRussiaNoGames: Twitter 'bots' boost Russian backlash against Olympic ban

President Vladimir Putin dismissed the IOC`s decision, made on Tuesday, as "orchestrated and politically-motivated".

Dec 09, 2017, 14:28 PM IST