Svein Arne Hansen, the President of European Athletics, says he doesn’t expect Russia’s ban will be lifted in time for the country to compete at next summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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Kenyan athlete Lilian Mariita has been banned for eight years after her second anti-doping violation, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has announced.
France's Adrien Theaux won his first International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup race of the season and his third in total as he triumphed in the downhill at Santa Caterina in Italy today.
Norway's alpine skiing legend Stein Eriksen has passed away at the age of 88, it has been announced.
International Fencing Federation (FIE) President Alisher Usmanov says that Russian fencers set to compete at Rio 2016 should be drugs-tested ahead of the Olympics - to remove any speculation about possible cheating.
Pyeongchang 2018 has signed an agreement aimed at breaking down language barriers ahead of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in just under three years' time.
Switzerland's Lara Gut extended her International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup lead by taking giant slalom honours in Lienz, Austria, today.
El Salvador's most capped footballer Alfredo Pacheco has been shot dead at a petrol station, authorities in the Central American country have confirmed.
Four cities are in the running to host next year's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Race Walking Team Championships, while there is a sole bidder for the 2016 World Junior Championships.
Australian hockey star Anna Flanagan has urged caution after her country's proposed crackdown on social media use at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
German rider Christian Ahlmann won an emotional victory in the 1.45m CSI5* class at the Jumping Mechelen event in Belgium today.
Ahlam Al Muhallal has made history as the first woman from Qatar to compete at an international weightlifting event.
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) said it was the correct decision to disqualify Irish rider Bertram Allen from Monday's Olympia Grand Prix after blood was found on his horse Quiet Easy.
Five members of Sudan's athletics team have reportedly been fined for training in "inappropriate dress".
Hosts Belgium had a day to remember at the Jumping Mechelen event as they dominated the opening under-25 class.