The IOC is backing a ban on Russian track and field athletes for systematic doping. But it has also opened the door for some of those athletes to represent their country at the upcoming Olympic Games, provided they can prove that they are clean.
The IOC is meeting in Peru this week, with the highlight meant to be the announcement of the hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. But recent events may cause delegates to have more pressing issues on their minds.
The president of Germany’s athletics federation has expressed frustration over a delay in the release of a survey on doping. The report indicated that the problem in athletics could be worse than previously thought.
The IOC has voted to award two Olympic Games simultaneously for the first time in a century, due to a lack of candidates. DW takes a look at why no-one seems to be interested in hosting the Games anymore.
The author of a report investigating allegations of state-sponsored Russian doping says the IOC 'can't just drag their feet' in reacting to his conclusions. McLaren was speaking at a discussion in German parliament.
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