Olympic Officials Sanction Russian Athletes, but Stop Short of Complete Ban

Olympic officials set special terms for appeals.


Global Sports Leaders Anticipate a Decision on Russia’s Participation in Olympics

Olympic officials are meeting on Sunday to deliberate how and if to discipline Russian athletes in the wake of revelations of government-ordered doping.


Sports of The Times: First Gold Medal of Rio Olympics Goes to … a Whistle-Blower

The I.O.C. is considering slapping Russia with a swift and stinging ban. But it takes guts to do that.


Putin’s Swift Reaction to Doping Report Blames Anti-Russian Politics

President Vladimir V. Putin responded unusually quickly to a World Anti-Doping Agency report that accused his government of running a covert doping program for the country’s Olympians.


Dissecting the Russian Doping Inquiry

A report from an independent investigator confirmed allegations of state-sponsored cheating during the 2014 Sochi Games. Here is what we know.


Russia’s Sports Minister Strives to Contain Damage

Vitaly Mutko, the country’s minister of sport, tourism and youth policy, is preparing for what could prove a damning indictment of his administration.


Antidoping Officials Are Expected to Ask That Russia Be Barred From Rio Olympics

Antidoping officials from leading countries in global sports are awaiting the results of an investigation into allegations of a state-sponsored doping program in Russia.


As Olympics Near, Russia Braces for Doping Inquiry Report

Vitaly Mutko, the country’s minister of sport, tourism and youth policy, is preparing for what could prove a damning indictment of his administration.