The Taiwanese weightlifter was informed last year that she had tested positive for a banned substance, but the news was not made public until this week.
The IPC ruled reforms to crack down on doping and limit government interference are enough to allow Russia to compete under its own flag ahead of the 2020 Paralympics.
The Russian Biathlon Union has revealed that Austrian police officers visited members of the nation's biathlon team to interview them over possible doping violations.
The IAAF says Russia's athletics federation still needed to meet two criteria related to full access to doping data stored in Moscow and financial compensation, before the ban is lifted.
Russian athletes will return to competition across all sports after the World Anti-Doping Agency lifted ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, a decision greeted with dismay by campaigners and many countries.
Russia’s Ministry of Sport acknowledges issues in the country, opening the way for the Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA to be reinstated following its suspension in 2015 after a WADA commissioned report revealed widespread doping.
The former world number one, who only returned from a 15-month doping ban last month, will sit out the French Open for the second year in a row.
The five-time Grand Slam champion is hard at training and getting ready for her return to competition tennis at the Stuttgart Grand Prix in April.
The IOC says world sports leaders have agreed that WADA should oversee the testing of athletes while sanctions would be decided by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko called the CAS decision unlawful and politically motivated
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