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Doping whistleblower appeals to IOC, says decision flawed

Moscow (AP) - Whistleblower Yulia Stepanova's hopes of competing in the Summer Olympics are all but over. Her fight to expose doping and corruption...

IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio

Lausanne, Switzerland (AP) - Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the...

Russians lose track appeal; IOC to weigh total ban for Rio

London (AP) — Now that Russian track and field athletes have failed in their effort to have their Olympic ban overturned, it's up to...

Russia’s participation in Rio uncertain after doping report

New York (AP) - A scathing report outlining a state-sanctioned doping system in Russia prompted immediate calls for the nation's entire team to be...

3 countries could face bans from Rio Olympics for doping

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus face one-year suspensions from international weightlifting competition following the retesting of samples from the 2008 and...

Wales tops group ahead of England as Russia goes home

PARIS (AP) — Wales qualified for the knockout stages of the European Championship as a group winner after it overwhelmed Russia 3-0 on Monday...

Russia demands all Olympic retests thrown out

Moscow (AP) — Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko wants all retested doping samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics to be thrown out because...

US says Russia missing opportunity by skipping nuke summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is criticizing Russia for skipping a global nuclear security summit in Washington. More than 50 countries and international...

Russia tells UN Turkey was acting ‘recklessly’ in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's United Nations ambassador says he told the U.N. Security Council that Turkey was acting "recklessly and inexplicably" by sending...

Russia to raise Turkey’s military action at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. Security Council diplomat says Russia plans to raise Turkey's military action in Syria and Iraq at a closed...