Grigory Rodchenkov

Hearing points to Vladimir Putin's role in Russian doping scandal

WASHINGTON -- Supporters of a bill that would make it a crime to use or distribute performance-enhancing drugs at international sporting events say …

Vladimir Putin

Grigory Rodchenkov: US lawmakers propose bill named after whistleblower

US lawmakers want to criminalise doping by proposing a new bill named after whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov.


IOC ends payments to biathlon after police raids

The International Olympic Committee has cut all financial payments to biathlon's governing body following a bribery and doping scandal.<p>The IOC says …


World Cup: Player in Russia squad could be doper - Grigory Rodchenkov

A player in Russia's World Cup squad is a drugs cheat, says doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov.


Russian World Cup 2018 player was part of state-sponsored doping programme, says whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov

Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov has said that he recognises one of Russia’s World Cup squad from his own doping programme.<p>Rodchenkov …


Lawyer for Russian whistleblower insists FIFA probe is 'meaningless'

• <b>Grigory Rodchenkov's lawyer has branded FIFA's doping probe 'meaningless'</b>• <b><br>FIFA announced last week they had found insufficient evidence to bring</b> …

Sport (UK)

Linda Helleland: The woman seeking to clean up the world of anti-doping

Norwegian politician Linda Helleland has revealed she wants to become the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada).

World Anti-Doping Agency

Russian doping whistleblower counter-sues athletes, tycoon Prokhorov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov hit back at a libel lawsuit on Monday by counter-suing three Russian athletes and suing tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov who has backed the athletes’ case, a lawyer for Rodchenkov said.<p>FILE PHOTO: A general view shows a building of the …


‘Icarus’ Doctor Grigory Rodchenkov Sues Brooklyn Nets Owner

Mikhail Prokhorov is providing financial backing for three Russian athletes who sued Rodchenkov for libel in February.<p>From the confines of the …

International Olympic Committee

Former Moscow lab director Grigory Rodchenkov seeks dismissal of libel lawsuit

The whistleblower who exposed Russian cheating at the 2014 Olympics filed a motion Monday to dismiss a libel lawsuit against him, which his lawyers …

Brooklyn Nets

Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov countersues 3 athletes

The key whistleblower who exposed Russia's alleged scheme to cheat at the 2014 Olympics has filed a motion to dismiss a libel lawsuit brought on behalf of three Russian athletes who were implicated in the doping scandal.<p>Grigory Rodchenkov's lawyers also filed a lawsuit on Monday against Mikhail …

World News

Grigory Rodchenkov’s name comes up as police raid biathlon federation

Biathlon’s governing body was raided by Austrian police on Wednesday in an operation that officials said was linked to a doping investigation.<p>The …


Doping Exposée Icarus Wins Academy Award For Best Documentary

Icarus, a documentary film directed by American Bryan Fogel on the topic of doping in sports, won the 2018 Academy Award for Best Documentary …


Doping test sample bottles: Ukad tells athletes not to refuse tests

<b>Athletes have been told by UK Anti-Doping (Ukad) not to refuse to take a drugs test if they are given discontinued sample bottles.</b><p>The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) said on Friday that Swiss firm Berlinger had quit the doping control business amid concerns about its products.<p>In January, Wada found …


Real tops Neymar-less PSG; Liverpool advances

There were no surprises as the UEFA Champions League minted its first two quarter finalists of the 2017-18 season.<p><b>Paris Saint-Germain 1-2 (2-5 agg.)</b> …


Columbus Crew owner, MLS review Ohio suit over possible move

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Major League Soccer and the owner of the Columbus Crew say they’re reviewing a lawsuit that Ohio’s attorney general and the city …


Henderson: Onward in UCL, but turning attention to Man Utd

It comes as no surprise that Liverpool has advanced to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals following a scoreless draw with Porto at Anfield.<p>The …


LIVE, UCL: Liverpool v Porto; PSG v Real Madrid

The second legs of the UEFA Champions League last 16 kick off on Tuesday as Europe’s elite club competition reaches a critical stage.<p>Liverpool host …


Russian Deputy PM Mutko no longer involved in World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko will no longer have governmental responsibility for the World Cup, the latest soccer-related …


Icarus Wins Oscar for Best Documentary

March 06, 2018 – Icarus by Bryan Fogel, which exposed Russia’s state-sponsored Olympic doping program, won best documentary at the Academy Awards on …

Nordic Skiing

Best Actress shouts out Chloe Kim as Olympians take over Oscars

“I think this is what <b>Chloe Kim</b> must have felt like after doing back-to-back 1080s.”<p>Best Actress winner <b>Frances McDormand</b> capped an Academy Awards …

Winter Olympics

Phil Dalhausser, Nick Lucena win season’s first beach volleyball major

Olympians <b>Phil Dalhausser</b> and <b>Nick Lucena</b> kept rolling in marquee events, winning the first of three beach volleyball majors this season in Fort …

Winter Olympics

Perry Baker’s end-to-end score highlights U.S. rugby sevens title

The U.S. won its second-ever World Rugby Sevens Series title — and first on home soil — in Las Vegas over the weekend.<p>No highlight was bigger than …


‘Icarus’ Wins Oscar for Best Documentary Feature

Director Bryan Fogel and producer Dan Cogan won their first Academy Awards for their investigative documentary about illegal doping in …

Award Shows

'Shape of Water' triumphs at an Oscars awash in change

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against all odds, love won out at the 90th Academy Awards.<p>Guillermo del Toro's lavish, full-hearted monster romance "The Shape of …


Oscars: 5 Things You Didn't See on TV, From Kobe Bryant to Sam Rockwell's Barney Fife Inspiration

“Three Billboards” actor compares himself to Fife, Bryan Fogel called for the IOC President’s resignation and Bryant addresses his acceptance …


Netflix documentary 'Icarus' spotlights Russian doping whistleblower

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Icarus," a documentary that deepens understanding of how easily the global anti-doping system was gamed, was the opening-night …

Tour de France

'Icarus,' film that helped expose Russian doping, wins Oscar for best documentary

The Bryan Fogel-Dan Cogan film "Icarus," which helped expose Russia's widespread doping of its athletes, won the Oscar for best documentary on Sunday …


Watch: 'Icarus' Director Brian Fogel Dedicates Academy Award To Russian Doping Whistleblower

"Icarus" won the Oscar for best documentary feature at the 90th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night and director Brian Fogel took a …


Lawyer blasts 'weak' IOC over Russia reinstatement

The lawyer for doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov on Thursday slammed the International Olympic Committee’s decision to reinstate Russia, …