London 2012 Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov is among five Russian athletes to have launched an appeal against a doping ban handed down by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) last month, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced today.
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The International Testing Agency (ITA) was billed as a "major player in the global fight against anti-doping" when it became fully operational in June of last year.
Russia won the men's and women's team events on the final day of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) World Ski Orienteering Championships in Piteå.
China and Russia took gold in the men's and women's team events at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Fencing World Cup in Pisa.
Russia dominated the third day of the World Taekwondo Europe Multi European Games after winning 11 golds in Sofia.
Russian race walker Alexandr Ivanov will be stripped of the gold medal he won in the 20 kilometres event at the 2013 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Moscow after he was found guilty of doping.
Russia had another successful day at the European 10 Metre Shooting Championships in Osijek today as team action dominated the programme.
Sweden and Russia have both qualified for the play-offs after the latest day of round-robin action at the Women's World Curling Championship in Danish town Silkeborg.
Russia were the dominant force on the opening day of the World Taekwondo Europe Multi European Games in Sofia, winning 12 of 16 gold medals on offer in the under-21 events.
Sweden recorded two victories to move clear at the top of the standings at the Women's World Curling Championships in the Danish town of Silkeborg.
Russia hold off Hungary to claim women's junior team air pistol title at European 10m Shooting Championship
Russia won a thrilling women’s junior team air pistol final against Hungary on the third day of competition at the European 10 metres Shooting Championship in Osijek.
China and Russia are joint first in the standings following the fourth day of round-robin action at the Women's World Curling Championships in Danish town Silkeborg.
Home nation Japan played out a goalless draw with Russia as action begun today at the International Blind Sports Federation Blind Football World Grand Prix in Tokyo.
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If I had a British pound for every time I heard someone say the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) needed more funding, I would probably be able to bankroll the organisation for a full Olympic cycle.
Dramatic concluding victories for Russia in the men’s two heaviest categories at the International Judo Federation Grand Prix in Ekaterinburg lifted Russia to the top of the final medals table.