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Russian Olympic champion Savinova stripped of gold medal

Lausanne, Switzerland (AP) — Russian runner Maria Savinova was stripped of her 2012 Olympic gold medal for doping on Friday, putting Caster Semenya in...

Russia increases 2018 World Cup budget by $325 million

Moscow (AP) — Russia has increased government spending on the 2018 World Cup by 19.1 billion rubles ($325 million) without explanation. Total spending rises to...

Russia defends record over calls for wide-ranging doping ban

Moscow (AP) — Russia's deputy prime minister, responding to calls for the nation's sports teams to be excluded from all international competitions because of...

Denis Guryanov lifts Russia past Sweden in OT

Montreal (AP) — Denis Guryanov scored at 33 seconds of overtime to give Russia a 2-1 victory over Sweden on Thursday in the world...

No doubt Russia interfered in election, US intel chief says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brushing aside Donald Trump's dismissiveness, the nation's intelligence chief insisted Thursday that U.S. agencies are more confident than ever that Russia...

US tops Russia 4-3 in world junior hockey semifinal shootout

Montreal (AP) — Troy Terry scored on all three of his shootout attempts, the last in the seventh round to give the United States...

US punishes Russia for hacking presidential campaign

HONOLULU (AP) — The United States struck back Thursday at Russia for hacking the U.S. presidential campaign with a sweeping set of punishments targeting...

Russia could give up World Cup ski races amid doping scandal

Moscow (AP) — Russia is prepared to give up hosting rights for some World Cup cross-country skiing races to help the country's image amid...

IAAF to look into 2014 world indoors for Russian doping

Moscow (AP) — The IAAF may reanalyze Russian samples from the 2014 world indoor track championships over suspicions that athletes who failed doping tests...

IOC extends provisional measures against Russia

Lausanne, Switzerland (AP) — Two days before the release of a new report into Russian doping, the IOC on Wednesday extended the provisional sanctions...

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