Anti-Doping

Short Course World Record Holder Amaury Leveaux Misses Doping Test

French Olympic gold medalist and short course World record-holder Amaury Leveaux reportedly missed a doping test on Monday.

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WADA Founder Dick Pound Denounces Negative Comments Made by US Government

Dick Pound, one of WADA’s founders and board members, has denounced recent comments made by the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). 

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WADA Pubblica Il Piano Quinquennale Contro Il Doping: L’Atleta Al Centro

La WADA ha pubblicato il proprio piano quinquennale per la lotta al doping basato sulla centralità del ruolo dell’atleta.

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WADA Publishes 5-Year Plan to Combat Doping Amid Recent Criticism

The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has published its 5-year strategic plan to combat doping amid recent criticism from the White House.

IOC and UNODC Publish Paper on Tackling Corruption in the Return to Sports

The IOC, UNODC, and INTERPOL have published a paper on tackling corruption in the return to sports amid the coronavirus.

Junya Koga: Durante La Sospensione Per Doping Ho Pensato Al Suicidio

Il vice campione del mondo dei 50 dorso a Budapest 2017, Junya Koga parla dopo la fine della sanzione a 2 anni per doping: ho pensato al suicidio.

La Casa Bianca Minaccia Di Ritirare I Fondi Alla Wada Se Non Attua Riforme

L’ufficio della politica per il controllo delle droghe della Casa Bianca ha minacciato di ritirare i fondi alla WADA se non attua delle riforme

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WADA Releases Detailed Response to American Threats to Withdraw Funding

A day after the American ONDCP threatened to pull funding from WADA, demanding governance reforms and more American representation, WADA sent a lengthy reply.

White House Threatens to Withdraw WADA Funding in 19-Page Report

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy has threatened to withdraw funding from the World Anti-Doping Association if governance changes are not made.

Olympic Champ Kyle Chalmers: “There’s A Lot Of Doping Everywhere In Swimming”

“I don’t care what my competitors have in their system, I still want to be better than them,” says 2016 Olympic gold medalist Kyle Chalmers of Australia.

Ireland’s Robbie Powell Hit With One-Year Suspension For Positive Test

20-year-old Robbie Powell’s name was absent from the entry lists for this year’s Irish Open Championships. Now, two months later we know why.

Banned Shayna Jack Says She Has Been Extorted By Would-Be Hackers

As we await the outcome of the Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing date for Aussie sprinter Shayna Jack, she notified police of alleged extortion threats.

WADA Pubblica I 14 Diritti Degli Atleti: Introdotto Il Risarcimento Dei Premi

WADA Pubblica I 14 Diritti Degli Atleti: Introdotto Il Risarcimento Dei Premi e il diritto a certificare l’identità dei degli ufficiali durante il prelievo

WADA Publishes Athlete Anti-Doping Rights Governing Prize Money, ID Requests

WADA affirmed that athletes can request ID from doping control agents, and also required that prize money be redistributed after a failed doping test.

USADA Rules American Boxer Failed Doping Test after Sexual Transmission

Although not specific to swimming, USADA released a doping decision related to a boxer that could have ripple effects in other sports moving forward.