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Alexander Tretiakov: 2014 Olympic champion has been banned from all future Games. Photograph:  Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has banned four more Russian athletes for doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Having already anno(...)

 Russian president Vladimir Putin and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad hug at a meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia on Monday. Photograph: Mikhail Klimentyev, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP

A surprise meeting on Monday between Russian president Vladimir Putin and his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad demonstrated both that Assad remains (...)

Former OCI president Pat Hickey. Mr Justice Carroll Moran’s report points to discrepancies between Mr Hickey’s public statements and the documentation made available to the inquiry. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

At the end of the 2016 Olympic games, a total of 223 tickets remained in a safe in the Olympic Council of Ireland’s offices in Brazil. The majority o(...)

Former OCI president Pat Hickey. File photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A report into the Olympic ticket touting controversy has found the Olympic Council of Ireland prioritised its commercial interests over the concerns o(...)

Former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey, is still awaiting a court date to face ticket-touting charges in Brazil. Photograph: Getty Images

Lawyers for the former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey have warned against the publication of a report into the Rio Olympics ticket-to(...)

OCI president Sara Keane at the organisation’s pre-AGM media briefing at the Davenport Hotel. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Even with her promise of transparency, there was no hiding the unease with which Sarah Keane, recently elected president of the Olympic Council of Ir(...)

US president Donald Trump said ‘no politician in history . . . has been treated worse or more unfairly’. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has accused the media of unfairly targeting him and has vowed to continue his agenda as president, in his first public comme(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin and German chancellor Angela Merkel shake hands during a joint news conference following their talks in Sochi on Tuesday. Photograph:  Alexander Zemlianichenko/Reuters

Chancellor Angela Merkel has used her first official visit to Russia since its annexation of Crimea to condemn persecution of gays in Chechnya. Afte(...)

 White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, right, and Donald Trump:  the Senate Intelligence Committee, investigating Russian interference in the election, wants to ask Mr Kushner about meetings with the Russian ambassador. Photograph: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo

US senate investigators plan to question Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, as part of their broad inquiry into tie(...)

Alexander Lukashenko: The president of  Belarus is facing a series of “March of Angry Belarusians” protests. Photograph: Maksim Guchek/EPA

It might seem an odd time to take a vacation, but when street protests erupted in his impoverished country last month, Alexander Lukashenko, the autho(...)

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