MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian flag is barred from the Olympics in a doping dispute. You wouldn't know it to look at the Russian uniforms.
The International Olympic Committee told The Associated Press that Russian athletes in Tokyo will be allowed to wear a range of uniforms in national colors unveiled by models in a runway show in Moscow on Wednesday.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) — The organization that oversees Sweden's national sports federations was hacked by Russian military intelligence in 2017-18, officials said Tuesday, in a data-breaching campaign that also affected some of the world's leading sporting bodies, including FIFA and the World Anti-Doping Agency.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian Olympic champions Andrei Silnov and Natalya Antyukh have each been banned for four years for doping offenses, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Wednesday.
Silnov and Antyukh were both charged last year with using or attempting to use a prohibited substance or method. The charges stemmed from a World Anti-Doping Agency investigation into Russian doping in 2016.
GENEVA (AP) — The retrial of Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang will be held by sport's highest court next month after his initial eight-year ban for alleged doping violations was overturned last year.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Thursday the case will be heard during the week of May 24-28 by video link from Lausanne because of travel restrictions and health protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UFC will no longer punish fighters for using marijuana in most cases, making a major change to its anti-doping policy.
The world's largest mixed martial arts promotion confirmed Thursday that it will no longer worry about positive tests for carboxy-THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, unless it believes a fighter used it intentionally to enhance performance.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Canada’s equestrian team lost its appeal to regain a place in the Tokyo Olympics jumping lineup on Tuesday in a doping case involving traces of cocaine in South American tea.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic judo champion Rafaela Silva has lost her appeal against a two-year doping ban and will miss the Tokyo Games.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday upheld the sanction imposed by the International Judo Federation in January.