Russia Olympic Team - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Russia Olympic Team Phelps asks Congress to ensure anti-doping system is fair WASHINGTON (AP) — After staying in his lane as a swimmer and not speaking out about doping in international competition, Michael Phelps is ready to take on the issue in retirement. Phelps testified Tuesday before a congressional hearing on improving anti-doping measures, delivering the message that he doesn't believe the Olympics and other competitions are clean and that ath... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:05:00 GMT 2017-02-28T21:05:00Z IAAF clears 3 Russians to compete at European indoors Track and field authorities have cleared three Russian athletes in time to compete next month at European indoor track championships and another high-profile event. The International Association of Athletics Federations established new criteria requiring Russian athletes to show they had been subject to compliant anti-doping systems while the Russian track federation is susp... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:39:00 GMT 2017-02-23T22:39:00Z Biathlon body to study McLaren's Russian doping allegations MOSCOW (AP) — The international governing body for the Winter Olympic sport of biathlon says it is creating an "expert working group" to study allegations of mass Russian doping presented by World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren. The International Biathlon Union says in a statement that "members with the necessary and relevant experience f... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 16:36:00 GMT 2016-12-11T16:36:00Z Russia accepts IOC plan to retest Olympic doping samples MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will accept an International Olympic Committee plan to retest all drug test samples given by its athletes at the 2012 and 2014 Olympics, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said Saturday. "The IOC has now decided to retest all the samples; let them retest," Mutko, who was sports minister at the time of the 2012 and 2014 Olympic... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:45:00 GMT 2016-12-10T17:45:00Z IOC extends provisional measures against Russia LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Two days before the release of a new report into Russian doping, the IOC on Wednesday extended the provisional sanctions imposed on the country over allegations of systematic cheating and cover-ups. The International Olympic Committee executive board said the measures imposed on July 19 have been extended "until further notice... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:49:00 GMT 2016-12-07T19:49:00Z