Two Olympic champions are among four Russian athletes who have been charged with doping offences by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
Russia's two-time Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Svetlana Khorkina has made the controversial claim that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is God's punishment for the sports community and the world in general for the removal of the country from leading international competitions.
Three Russian cyclists have failed in a legal bid to claim damages from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and Richard McLaren after they were banned from competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The Russian Ministry of Sport has cancelled all international events scheduled to take place in the country until further notice because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Russia Athletics Federation (RusAF) will once again be the focus on the World Athletics Council at their latest meeting here in Monaco, following the organisation’s Extraordinary Conference and ongoing uncertainty over their athletes’ potential participation at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Russia and Canada will contest the gold medal game at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Switzerland, after both countries won two knockout matches today.
Russia and the United States aim to dominate the International Skating Union (ISU) World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn.
Russian gymnasts have withdrawn from upcoming World Cup events in the United States and Japan because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Canada and Russia shared the first four gold medals of the Diving World Series season as the new campaign opened in Montreal.
A request from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to hold the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing in the protracted Russian doping case in public has been rejected because of an "absence of an agreement between all parties concerned".
Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin has vowed to do "everything necessary" to protect the interests of Alexander Loginov after he was the subject of an anti-doping raid by Italian police during the Biathlon World Championships.
Russia took gold by a huge distance in the men's synchronised 10 metres platform on day two of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving Grand Prix at the Internationaler Springertag Rostock in Germany.
Italian police have conducted an anti-doping raid on Russian Alexander Loginov and his coach Alexander Kasperovich during the World Championships in Antholz-Anterselva.
Russia and Sweden will contest the Women's Bandy World Championship final for the tenth time after both teams came through their last four encounters in Oslo today.
Early last Saturday (February 15) evening, a strange message appeared simultaneously across Twitter accounts controlled by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).