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(...)

 Team Russia with flag bearer Alexander Zubkov  during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. Photograph: Barbara Walton/EPA

The London 2012 Olympics were “corrupted on an unprecedented scale” by Russia’s government and sports authorities, who colluded to ensure its sports (...)

A Russian MP has called on US President-elect Donald Trump to stop investigations into ‘state-sponsored doping’ involving their athletes. Photograph: Getty Images

If international sport officials were expecting an apology from Russia after the latest findings of its state-sponsored doping at the London Olympics (...)

Lawyer Richard McLaren delivers his second and final part of a report for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), at a news conference in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

The second and final part of an independent commission report, led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, was published on Friday and provided mor(...)

Former Russian Olympic Committee chief Alexander Zhukov walks past Russia’s Olympic team members during a farewell ceremony before the national team’s departure to Rio de Janeiro in July. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

The head of Russia’s Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, is stepping down, in the biggest change at the top of Russian sport since a doping scandal l(...)

Under the IOC’s ruling, each federation will be required to produce a list of Russian athletes they believe are clean. Photograph: EPA

The International Olympic Committee faces an unprecedented backlash from anti- doping groups and athletes after it decided not to impose a blanket ban(...)