USA Weightlifting chief executive Phil Andrews says it is time for Russia to tell the "whole truth, the full truth and nothing but the truth" over the country's ongoing doping scandal, to allow those trying to make positive changes move forward in a "new clean era".
Russian athletes will be forced to compete as neutrals for the second consecutive World Championships after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) extended the country's suspension for a 12th time.
A formal compliance procedure has been launched against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and the country has been given three weeks by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to respond to allegations it manipulated data from the Moscow Laboratory.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will "urgently liaise" with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to "understand any implications" for cases it has brought against athletes stemming from the Moscow Laboratory after Russia was accused of manipulating the data.
Olympic 86 kilograms gold medallist and defending champion Abdulrashid Sadulaev retained his 97kg title on the final day of the Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan.
Three Russian boxers topped the podium in front of the home crowd here at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships.
Russia won a fourth consecutive group all-around title at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Azerbaijan, and a seventh gold so far at this event.
Russia could have suspension reimposed by WADA after claims country manipulated Moscow Laboratory data
Russia could have its suspension reimposed, following the emergence of information which allegedly shows the country manipulated data from the Moscow Laboratory before it was handed to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
The ninth Rugby World Cup is up and running and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe is confident it promises to be the best-ever tournament.
It was a perfect start for Japan at their home Rugby World Cup, defeating Russia 30-10 in the first game of the tournament in Pool A.
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie and director general Olivier Niggli have claimed 2018 will be remembered as the "breakthrough year" for the organisation's response to the Russian doping crisis.
The newly appointed head coach of the team formed to help develop Chinese ice hockey talent prior to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games is relishing the challenge.
Olympic gold medallists Anna Chicherova and Elena Lashmanova are among a new batch of Russian athletes denied neutral status by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and will miss the 2019 World Championships.
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed boxers visiting the country for the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships.