Paula Radcliffe: despite being diagnosed with asthma at the age of 14, Radcliffe holds the current women’s marathon world record of 2:15:25, which she set  at the 2003 London Marathon. Photograph:  Chris McGrath, Getty Images

The current women’s marathon world record of 2:15:25 was set by Paula Radcliffe at the 2003 London Marathon. Radcliffe was diagnosed with asthma at th(...)

 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(...)

Chris Froome says questions remain for former team-mate Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky to answer. Photograph: Getty Images

Chris Froome says questions remain over Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins seeking permission to use triamcinolone. Wiggins in 2012 became the first Britis(...)

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(...)

 UK Anti-Doping has said it is examining an “allegation of wrongdoing within cycling”. The announcement came as the Daily Mail reported UKAD is investigating Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins over the contents of a medical package. Photograph: David Davies/PA

The British cycling coach who took a package to Team Sky in June 2011 has no idea of its contents. The Daily Mail last week reported that UK Anti-Dop(...)

Maria Sharapova argues that she had been using the Latvian-made heart disease drug under medical advice for a decade and had not realised it had been added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (Wada) banned list.  Photo: Getty Images

Maria Sharapova will learn the result of her appeal against a two-year doping ban on Tuesday afternoon, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has announ(...)

Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome are among five British athletes whose medical records with the World Anti-Doping Agency were leaked by computer hackers. Photograph: PA

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has described the rules allowing athletes to take drugs that would normally be banned under sport’s anti(...)

 Bradley Wiggins during an interview with Andrew Marr of the BBC. Photograph:   Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Bradley Wiggins has denied he was trying to gain an “unfair advantage” when he obtained permission to use a banned drug before some of his biggest ra(...)

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