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IOC chief Bach says federations could be banned over doping

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach wants a speedy investigation into allegations of systematic doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and says anyone involved in doping...

Russia rejects latest doping claims; WADA to investigate

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman on Friday rejected claims that a former senior sports official participated in a state doping programme during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as a "...

WADA allows trace amount of meldonium which could clear athletes

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is reportedly allowing athletes a trace amount of the banned drug meldonium which could clear athletes who have tested positive for it.

Russian media uses German refugee crisis for propaganda purposes

The Russian media is increasingly reporting on Germany's troubles with growing refugee numbers in what critics say is an effort to distract from the country's own problems. Some of the horror...