Sport

IOC bans Russia from upcoming Winter Olympics

Country's Olympic Committee suspended from upcoming games in South Korea over 'systemic manipulation' of doping rules.

Russia banned from South Korea Winter Olympics by IOC

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Sports Doping: The Endless Chase

An investigation into the financial, political and ethical implications of performance-enhancing drugs.

Witness

Finland's Iron Grandpa

A 72-year-old Finnish weightlifter who has won four world championships is determined to win one final title.

Sports doping

1,000 Russian athletes involved in 'systematic' doping

World Anti-Doping Agency says "unprecedented cover-up" allowed for "institutionalised" doping among top-level athletes.

WADA: Over 1,000 Russian athletes involved in doping

Sport

Kenya coach sent home after posing as Olympic athlete

Anzah, an athletics coach for Kenya, reportedly gave urine sample to drug testers on behalf of an athlete.

Kenya coach sent home after posing as Olympic athlete

Sport

Russia banned from 2016 Paralympic Games

International Paralympic Committee hands down punishment for state-sponsored doping in the country.

Russia banned from 2016 Paralympic Games

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