Defense ministry reports North Korea’s missile launch pose no threat to RussiaMilitary & Defense July 28, 21:34
Russian diplomat comments on new US sanctionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 28, 20:50
US new anti-Russian law poses threat to energy projects — expertBusiness & Economy July 28, 20:30
Russia issues protest to Romania over ban on deputy PM's flight en route to MoldovaRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 28, 20:19
Car rams into crowd in HelsinkiWorld July 28, 19:38
This week in photos: Putin in Finland, Merkel at the opera and Santas in CopenhagenSociety & Culture July 28, 19:17
Lavrov tells Tillerson Russia ready to normalize relations with USRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 28, 18:57
Russian spacecraft blasts off from Baikonur to deliver new crew to world’s sole orbiterScience & Space July 28, 18:56
Russia hopes for dialogue with US — UN envoyRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 28, 18:30
BERLIN, January 29. /ITAR-TASS/. Three biathletes from Russia and Lithuania were tested positive for doping and temporarily suspended from sports competitions by the International Biathlon Union (IBU), Germany’s DPA news agency reported.
The news was also confirmed by some other European media, however, reports did not disclose the names of the athletes only stating that they are of both sexes and come from Russia and Lithuania. Doping tests took place in late December, according to reports.
It is also unknown whether the biathletes were on the roster of their national teams for the upcoming 2014 Olympic Games in Russia’s resort city of Sochi, but the IBU already notified the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of the incident.
EuroSport.com reported that the Russian Biathlon Union will hold on Wednesday an extraordinary session of the anti-doping committee to form a special commission on the investigation of the doping incident.