Kellie Harrington: “Light welterweight was 64kg. I was never actually 64kg. I was always lighter than 64kg but now I look bigger than I did when I was at 64.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It seemed illusionary at the Senior Championships last February. Kellie Harrington, four kilos lighter than she used to be, seemed almost bigger than (...)

Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to overturn doping bans imposed on 28 Russian Winter Olympic athletes will be challenged by the Interna(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan. They compete in an  A Final  at the Sydney International Regatta. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Inpho

The two big courses at Lough Rynn and the National Rowing Centre in Cork will be busy this weekend. The Tribesmen head of the river gives Lough Rynn a(...)

Craig Reedie, World Anti-Doping Agency president speaks during the opening day of the Wada annual symposium in Lausanne. Photograph: Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP.

The World Anti-Doping Agency president, Craig Reedie, has warned Russia that it will not be allowed back in “from the cold” until it acknowledges its (...)

Chicago, 2006: Workers dye the Chicago river green as part of the city’s annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations. Photograph: John Gress/Reuters

When I lived abroad, I dreaded the inevitable question of the traditions we actually celebrate on St Patrick’s Day. If you don’t eat corned beef or pu(...)

A team of 168 Russians competed as part of a neutral “Olympic Athlete from Russia” team in Pyeongchang but two of them failed drug tests. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Russia was reinstated by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday after the remaining tests of the country’s athletes at the Pyeongchang Winte(...)

Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova during the women’s Bobsleigh heats. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Nadezha Sergeeva, who finished 12th in the two-woman bobsleigh, has become the second Russian to test positive for a banned substance at the Winter Ol(...)

 Silver medallist Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva, gold medallist Russia’s Alina Zagitova and bronze medallist Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond. Photograph: Getty Images

Russian teenager Alina Zagitova edged compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva with a stunning free skate on Friday that earned the Olympic Athletes from Russia a(...)

Alexander Krushelnitsky in action with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of the mixed doubles curling bronze medal won at the Winter Olympics after admitting to using meldonium, the(...)

Members of the South Korean Speed Skating team practice at the Gangneung Oval ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.  Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Organisers insist the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are on track as they battle against the spread of a virus among staff and prepare to deal with the c(...)

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