Beckie Scott

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Edwin Moses: “There was no such thing as Wada [the World Anti-Doping Agency] and, in the US, I was chairman of the committee for the big six Olympic sports. I negotiated agreements to test athletes and that was the first testing outside competition.” Photograph: Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus

The number 999 is burned into Edwin Moses’s psyche. He holds the greatest winning streak in athletics for, as a two-times Olympic champion over 400m (...)

The Russian Olympic Committee headquarters in Moscow. The World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia from global sporting events for four years over manipulated doping data. Photograph: Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty

A highly-respected British member of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (Wada) athlete committee is questioning her future after condemning what she calle(...)

OCI chairman Pat Hickey has slammed a report calling for an outright Russian Olympic ban, which is due to be released on Monday. Photograph: Inpho

A new report expected to call for an outright ban on Russia from competing at next month’s Rio Olympics has already been slammed by Pat Hickey, presid(...)

Russian athletes during the podium ceremony after their clean sweep of the men’s crosscountry 50km mass race at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014. Photograph: Getty.

When officials from the New York City Marathon decided against inviting elite Russian runners to compete in the race last autumn, they didn’t explici(...)