A doping control station in the Laura Biathlon Center during the Sochi 2014 Winter  Olympic Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt / EPA

The German journalist whose documentary lifted the lid on claims of systematic doping in Russian athletics has said he is prepared to make a follow-up(...)

The world athletics governing body IAAF has referred allegations made about systematic doping in Russian sport to an independent ethics committee. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt/EPA

Three senior IAAF officials, including the son of president Lamine Diack, have stepped down from their posts with athletics’ world governing body pend(...)

Russian gold medalist Mariya Savinova during the medal ceremony of the women’s 800m race at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Savinova was seen in a mobile phone video clip in the documentary ‘Top secret doping - how Russia makes its winners’, broadcast on  December 3rd, 2014, by Germany’s  Das Erste channel, saying: ‘How else are we meant to do it? That’s our system, and in Russia it only works with pharma.’ Photograph:  Christophe Karaba / EPA

A German TV documentary alleging widespread doping and cover-ups among Russian athletes contains “a pack of lies”, according to Russia’s Athletics Fe(...)

The World Anti-Doping  Agency (Wada) will not be appealing Tyson Gay’s one-year ban.   The agency said Gay was eligible for such a reduction because the sprinter offered what it termed substantial assistance in his case.  Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay’s controversial one-year doping ban, they said yesterday. The g(...)

Marion Bartoli of France  with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy and Andy Murray of Great Britain  with the Gentlemen’s Singles trophy for their Wimbledon successes. Bartoli earned €1.86 million in prize money for winning the tournament.  Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

So Marion Bartoli endures laddish stick from John Inverdale, puts a trembling Sabine Lisicki to the sword and walks away €183,350 richer for a fortnig(...)

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