Bryan Fogel’s 2018 Oscar-winning documentary about Russia’s Olympic doping program.

Icarus Bryan Fogel’s 2018 Oscar-winning documentary about Russia’s Olympic doping program was originally supposed to expose the drug testing process (...)

 Robert Garrigus has been banned for three months following a failed test for what the Tour describes as a “drug of abuse”. Photograph: Getty Images

Brad Fritsch, Vijay Singh, Doug Barron, Bhavik Patel, Mark Hensby, Scott Stallings, Robert Garrigus. Spot the odd man out. It is Singh who stands apa(...)

Fifth-year students record PE activities for video analysis as part of the new Leaving Cert PE subject in Castleknock Community College, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Not so long ago, PE was seen by many students as the kind of optional subject that got in the way of proper subjects that yielded precious CAO points.(...)

Anisya Kirdyapkina, left, with her silver medal for the Women’s 20 kilometres race walk during the World Athletics Championships in Moscow in 2013. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Russian race walker Anisya Kirdyapkina has been suspended for doping and is set to be stripped of two world championship medals, the Court of Arbitrat(...)

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie addresses the assembly at the opening of the 2018 edition of the WADA Annual Symposium on March 21, 2018 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini / AFP/Getty Images

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) faces a very serious problem after Russia missed the New Year’s Eve deadline to allow access to the Moscow lab at (...)

Former Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll opened up about use of painkillers during his rugby career. Photo: Chris Lee - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images

As he did throughout his career, Brian O’Driscoll popped up this week as a kind of people’s champion. His candid account of munching pills to get thr(...)

 The governing body of world athletics has maintained Russia’s ban from track and field over mass state-backed doping, citing two conditions before the powerhouse can return to international competition. Photograph: Getty Images

World athletics body IAAF on Tuesday upheld a ban against Russia’s athletics federation over doping in the country, it said. Russia’s athletics fede(...)

International Association of Athletics Federations president Sebastian Coe: decision will be announced at a press conference in Monaco on Tuesday.  Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Russia’s athletics federation will learn on Tuesday whether its ban for widespread doping, in place for the last three years, will be lifted by the In(...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has criticised the decision of the World Anti-Doping Agency to readmit Russia to the organisation. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has criticised the decision of the World Anti-Doping Agency to readmit Russia to the organisation, as he attended an ant(...)

Mobile phones and a camera recovered from four GRU officers who were alleged to have to have hacked the WiFi networks of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Photograph: PA

Russia has been accused of acting like a “pariah state” by the UK defence secretary after allegations intelligence officers from the Kremlin tried to (...)

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