Russian triathlete Polyanskiy suspected of doping violation
A doping sample of Russian triathlete Igor Polyanskiy has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) for recombinant Erythropoietin, World Triathlon reports.
The sample was collected at an …
At least 29 new coronavirus cases registered at Tokyo Olympics
At least 29 people, linked to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past day, according to a report published by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee on …
Poland launches asylum process for Belarusian athlete Timanovskaya
Polish authorities have launched the asylum process for Belarusian track and field athlete Kristina Timanovskaya, who earlier refused an order to fly home from the Tokyo Olympic Games issued by her …
Russian wrestler Evloev through to semifinals of Tokyo Olympics
Team ROC's Musa Evloev has defeated Hungary’s Alex Szoke in the quarterfinals of men’s Greco-Roman 97 kg event at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
In the semifinals, he will face the winner of …
Russian Rylov wins second Olympic gold in Tokyo
Russian swimmer Evgeny Rylov has won the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics 200m backstroke event.
Rylov finished first with one minute and 53.27 seconds, setting a new Olympic record. US Ryan Murphy …
Abramovich files defamation lawsuit against author and publisher of Putin’s People book
Russian businessman Roman Abramovich has lodged a lawsuit against the HarperCollins publishing company, which published a book Putin’s People this spring, written by former Moscow correspondent …
Tokyo Olympics’ organizers allow up to 500 foreign volunteers to assist at Games
Some 500 volunteers from abroad have been cleared to come to Japan and provide assistance at the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer, Kyodo news agency reported on Monday.
On March 20, the Japanese …
IOC does not recognize Viktor Lukashenko as President of Belarus’ Olympic Committee
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided not to recognize the election of Viktor Lukashenko as the new president of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Belarus as a temporary provisional …
Decision on Tokyo Olympics can be made by late March
The decision on whether it is possible to go ahead with the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in summer can be made before the official launch of the Olympic torch relay scheduled for March 25, Chairman of the …
US Senate passes Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act
The US Senate has passed the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019 (RADA) that will hold accountable individuals involved in schemes used for systematically violating anti-doping rules, the United States …