Russia's Tatyana Ivanova, who has been at the heart of the recent doping crisis, won the women's International Luge Federation (FIL) Luge World Cup event in Sigulda.
Tatyana Ivanova, banned from the Olympic Games for life and disqualified from Sochi 2014 for doping, secured her second European title of the weekend as she helped the Russian team clinch relay success at the International Luge Federation World Cup in Sigulda.
Russian Tatyana Ivanova, banned from the Olympic Games for life for her role in the "systematic manipulation" of anti-doping results at Sochi 2014, was crowned European women's champion at the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup in Sigulda.
President of the Russian Luge Federation Natalia Gart claims that banned athletes Albert Demchenko and Tatyana Ivanova will be represented by an American lawyer from Swiss law firm Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd at their Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing.
Russia's Tatyana Ivanova is set to compete at the World Cup event in Königssee just days after the International Luge Federation (FIL) refused to sanction her for doping at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games.
Russia have included banned lugers Tatyana Ivanova and Albert Demchenko among a preliminary list of athletes and officials to be entered at next month's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang even though they have been banned for life.
International Luge Federation Disciplinary Commission refuses to sanction athletes banned for life by IOC
The International Luge Federation (FIL) has refused to impose sanctions against Russians Tatyana Ivanova and Albert Demchenko, despite the athletes having been banned for life from the Olympic Games.
Russia’s Tatyana Ivanova claimed victory in the women’s International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup competition at the Alpensia Sliding Centre today, but Natalie Geisenberger secured the overall series win.
Russia's Semen Pavlichenko won his second race of the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup season on a busy day of action in Sigulda in Latvia, which saw overall sprint champions crowned.