Rio 2016

Rio 2016: Russia's 271 athletes cleared for Rio Games

Russia avoids blanket ban despite being implicated in state-sponsored doping by World Anti-Doping Agency.

Rio 2016: Russia's 271 athletes cleared for Rio Games

Olympics

Rio 2016: IOC to have final say on Russia competitors

Three-person panel will make the final ruling on which athletes can compete at the Rio Games, IOC says.

Rio 2016: IOC to have final say on Russia competitors

Rio 2016

IOC to study legal options on Russia ban from Olympics

IOC said it will "explore the legal options" before deciding whether to ban all Russian athletes from Rio Olympics

 IOC to study legal options on Russia ban from Olympics

Rio 2016

Anti-doping agency calls for Russia ban at Rio Olympics

Russia should be banned from world's biggest sporting event, WADA says, after new report reveals vast scale of doping.

WADA: Ban Russians from Rio Olympics on doping claims

Inside Story

Is it fair to ban Russian athletes?

Seven weeks before summer Games, world governing body for track and field bans Russian athletes from all competitions.

Sport

IAAF upholds Rio Olympics ban on Russia over doping

World athletics governing body says Russia has not done enough to earn re-instatement for its track and field athletes.

Sport

Maria Sharapova handed two-year tennis ban

Russian former world No1 says she will appeal against ban handed to her after failing drug test at Australian Open.

Maria Sharapova handed two-year tennis ban

Inside Story

Why is doping in sport becoming too common?

British doctor is accused of providing illegal drugs to many high-profile sports figures in the UK.

Sports doping

NFL vows comprehensive probe into doping claims

National Football League says it is reviewing numerous records after allegations made in Al Jazeera documentary.

NFL vows comprehensive probe into doping claims

Sport

Australian football team floored by mass doping bans

Thirty-four past and present Essendon Australian rules football players banned in Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling.

Australian football team floored by mass doping bans

Sport

UK Athletics wants world records to be scrubbed clean

Track and field body proposes a number of radical anti-drug proposals in new manifesto to clean sport's image.

UK Athletics wants world records to be scrubbed clean

Sports doping

The dark side: New evidence in Al Jazeera doping probe

A US clinic may have been illegally prescribing HGH as more proof emerges in probe into performance-enhancing drugs.

Sports doping

The dark side: The secret world of sports doping

Al Jazeera investigation raises questions about whether sports heroes are linked to performance-enhancing drugs.

The dark side: The secret world of sports doping

Sports doping

The dark side: Recording backs up Al Jazeera report

Recorded phone call contradicts claim that Charlie Sly did not work at Guyer Clinic until 2013.