Kremlin denies interfering in US election campaign

Jul 27, 2016

Kremlin denies interfering in US election campaign

The Kremlin on Wednesday denied Moscow was interfering in the U.S. election campaign after President Barack Obama refused to rule out that Russia could be trying to sway the vote in favor of Donald Trump. “President Putin has repeatedly said that Russia has never ...

More Russian athletes hit with bans

Jul 27, 2016

More Russian athletes hit with bans

At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country’s doping scandal. International federations in canoeing, sailing and modern pentathlon ruled out eight on Tuesday, including an Olympic gold ...

Jul 26, 2016

Stepanova makes appeal to IOC

Whistleblower Yulia Stepanova’s hopes of competing in the Summer Olympics are all but over. Her fight to expose doping and corruption is not. “It’s OK to lose a good fight,” Stepanova’s husband, Vitaly Stepanov, told The Associated Press on Monday. They have appealed to ...

Trump's admiration for Putin not completely mutual

Jul 26, 2016

Trump's admiration for Putin not completely mutual

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has often praised Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling him a “strong leader.” While Trump frequently has said that Putin called him a “genius,” the Russian president has only said that Trump is “flamboyant” and “very talented.” Oct. 15, ...