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  • Bach: Russia can only return if compliant with global rules 
    Updated: Nov-15-15 3:13 pm

    LONDON - Russia's track and field athletes will be eligible for the Olympics only if the country falls into line with all global anti-doping rules and the reforms are verifiable, IOC President Thomas Bach said Sunday in an interview with The Associated Press.

  • 5 Russian athletes who will be missed during ban 
    Updated: Nov-14-15 8:56 am

    MOSCOW - Russia was suspended Friday by track and field's world governing body the IAAF, four days after a World Anti-Doping Agency report alleged a vast, state-sponsored operation of performance-enhancing drug use.

  • The Latest: Russian track official admits to 'problems' 
    Updated: Nov-13-15 5:54 pm

    LONDON - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local):

  • Doping scandal threatens Russia's storied sports legacy 
    Updated: Nov-11-15 12:36 am

    MOSCOW - The day after the 2014 Sochi Olympics ended with Russia atop the medals table, a beaming President Vladimir Putin presented his athletes with state awards for "defending the honor" of their country by showing that its "great and glorious" sports traditions were still strong.