Russian president Vladimir Putin criticises the International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) decision to ban Russia's track and field team from international sporting events because of widespread doping
The Russian curler who tested positive for a banned substance at the Winter Olympics has been stripped of his medal. Alexander Krushelnitsky had won bronze in the mixed doubles event.
Figure skater Ivan Bukin is one of over 100 Russian athletes barred from the Olympics over the doping scandal. The IOC decision has bewildered Bukin and confirmed what many in Russia believe is an anti-Russian campaign.
The CAS has initiated a doping procedure for Russian curler and medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky. The allegations have rocked the Winter Olympics, with some Russian sports officials suspecting foul play.
The B sample from the Russian curler suspected of doping at the Winter Olympics has come back positive. The anti-doping authorities have scheduled Alexander Krushelnitsky's hearing for Thursday.
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