Next year's Olympics in Tokyo will be the third consecutive edition of the games preceded by a legal battle over Russian doping issues.
By Associated Press
Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals after a teammate tested positive for a banned substance.
By Michael Rios
Olympic medalists and athletes from at least 30 different sports benefited from a state sponsored doping coverup in Russia, according to a new report from the World Anti-Doping Agency.
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
The World Anti-Doping Agency has confirmed a “Russian cyber espionage group” illegally gained access to its confidential medical database. The Russian hackers, known collectively as “Fancy Bear” or “Tsar Team,” published private medical records of four Team USA stars: Olympic…
By Courtney Norris
Team USA has been living up to expectations during the first few days in Rio de Janeiro. Judy Woodruff speaks with USA Today's Christine Brennan about initial U.S. achievements, criticism of Russian athletes in response to the doping scandal, how…
For years, executives in charge of gymnastics’ national governing body have been ignoring allegations of sexual abuse by coaches of young athletes, reported USA Today’s IndyStar on Thursday. Judy Woodruff speaks with investigative reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski and Nancy Hogshead-Makar, lawyer…
Antidoping officials are preparing to request a complete ban of the Russian delegation from the Summer Olympics if allegations of a state-run doping scandal at the 2014 Winter Games are verified.
By PBS NewsHour
Last week, the IAAF voted to ban Russia’s track and field team from competing at the Rio Olympics because of a widespread doping program. Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee upheld the ban, but added a loophole of sorts: the banned…
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