This morning on NZ Herald Focus - Russia ran a state-sponsored doping programme at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, according to a report out today.

Prime Minister John Key says he can't say if he brought up the case of a New Zealander convicted of drug smuggling in Indonesia with its president.

And, a judge acquitted a Baltimore police officer of manslaughter and other charges in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was critically injured in a police transport van.