RUSADA disputes the new sanctions and the matter will now be taken up with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Evgenia Ermakova was once suspended for doping as an athlete. Two decades later, she has now been given a four year suspension as a coach.
Read up on the latest involving a biological passport doping violation involving Olympic medalist Tamas Kenderesi of Hungary.
After a seven-year suspension, RusAF was reinstated by World Athletics in March, provided the organization meets 35 special conditions.
The athlete, who has not been named due to being a minor, tested positive for 19-norandrosterone, a metabolite of the anabolic steroid nandrolone.
The 16-year-old will not serve any period of ineligibility due to being a “protected person” under the WADA code as a minor.
Antani Ivanov’s two-year suspension for missing three doping tests was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on June 26.
What if the Olympics occurred once a year, paid athletes directly based on their performance, and — here’s the kicker — required no drug testing at all?
“I have not retired and still insist on swimming training every day,” banned Chinese swimmer Sun Yang recently told Asian media.
2020 was an unusual year for anti-doping efforts, with sample collections dramatically reduced because of COVID-19 safety protocols.
Russian swimmer Alexander Zhigalov (center) has been suspended for 2 years after a positive test for a banned substance. He has represented Russia at several international meets, including the 2021 World Short Course Swimming Championships.
The non-compliance comes as a result of the Gabon NADO failing to implement the 2021 version of the WADA Code fully within its legal system.
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