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Russia’s luxury gifts for Olympic medalists spark dispute

Moscow (AP) — Luxury cars, apartments, even a racehorse — being an Olympic medalist in Russia can come with great material rewards but also...

Putin calls ban on Russia’s Paralympic team inhumane

Moscow (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics as immoral and inhumane on...

Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics

Geneva (AP) — Two days after Russia finished fourth in the Olympic medal table, its Paralympic team was barred from the next big games...

Russia says 2 die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea

Moscow (AP) — Russia's main domestic security agency said Wednesday that one of its agents and an army soldier were killed while fending off...

Entire Russian team banned from competing in Rio Paralympics

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — After escaping a blanket ban from the Olympics, Russia was kicked out of the upcoming Paralympics on Sunday as...

Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off

Moscow (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony...

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...