WADA says Russia behind hacking of its Rio Olympics database

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Tuesday that a Russian cyber espionage group was behind an attack on its database at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Moscow threatens to stop payments to doping agency WADA

Russian Sports Minister Vitali Mutko hinted Thursday that Moscow could cut off its payments to the international doping control body WADA if it does not reinstate the Russian doping agency RUSADA...

WADA: Account of Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova was hacked

Someone has illegally accessed the user account of in-hiding Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Saturday

"All lies" say defiant Russians about doping allegations

Denial and defiance are much in evidence in the Russian house at the Rio Olympics these days. Doping allegations about Russia are lies, say the athletes.

WADA disappointed, others disgusted by IOC ruling on Russia

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) late Sunday voiced disappointment that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) stopped short of imposing a blanket ban on Russian athletes for the upcoming...

IOC defers decision on Olympics ban for Russian sport

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has deferred a decision on a possible ban on all Russian athletes for the Rio Games over doping while opening disciplinary proceedings against Russian...

Doping whistleblower Stepanova to receive German award

Doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanova is to receive an award in Germany for her part in uncovering state-run doping in Russia.

Athletes welcome WADA report, call for Russia Olympics ban

Athletes have welcomed the outcome of an investigation into state-controlled doping in Russia.

Putin: Officials in WADA report will be suspended for investigation

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that officials accused in a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report of enabling widespread abuse of performance-enhancing drugs will be suspended for...

Russian officials denounce WADA's doping report as unjustified

Russian senior officials condemned Monday as unjustified a report by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that accused the country of using a state-sponsored drug programme to give its athletes an...

WADA: Russia athletes benefited from state-controlled doping

Russia operated a state doping programme which benefited athletes at summer and winter Olympics over at least a four year period, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Monday following an...

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...

Moscow rejects US investigation into Russian doping allegations

The Kremlin's spokesman said Wednesday that Russia rejects a US investigation into alleged abuse of performance-enhancing drugs by Russian athletes.

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 "...

Russia rejects ex-official's doping claims as "defector's slander"

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman rejects claims that a former senior sports official participated in a state doping programme during the Olympics as a "defector's slander."