Anti-Doping

Magnini’s Fate Still Unknown As Hearing Resolution Postponed

The hearing  for two-time Italian world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini regarding his anti-doping policies violated took place as scheduled today, however, any suspension decision has been delayed.

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Ryan Lochte Gives Statement on IV Related Suspension (Video)

Just as swimming fans were gearing up to see Ryan Lochte back in action at the 2018 US Summer Nationals at the end of July, we reported that Lochte had accepted a 14-month suspension due to an IV infusion

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US Indicts 7 Russian Officials For Hacking Related To Doping Misinformation Plot

The U.S. Department of Justice indicted seven Russian intelligence officials this week, accusing them of hacking and wire fraud as part of a campaign to obtain information about athletes and selectively spread that information in an attempt to make it look like non-Russian athletes were cheating the anti-doping system.

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WADA Publishes 2019 List of Prohibited Substances And Methods

WADA published its list of prohibited substances that comes into effect on January 1, 2019.

Grace Ariola Tested Positive, But Found Without Fault By USADA

Texas freshman Grace Ariola has tested positive for a prohibited substance, but was found ‘not at fault’ by the USADA.

Russian Track & Field Federation Files Appeal for Reinstatement

The Russian Athletics Federation (RUSAF) has registered a statement of appeal with the international Court of Arbiration for Sport (CAS)…

Filippo Magnini Hearing Scheduled For October 15

The anti-doping hearing against two-time Italian world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini will take place on October 15, Italy’s anti-doping agency announced.

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IOC Athletes Commission Leader Coventry Speaks On RUSADA Support

“I believe our mandate is to protect ALL clean athletes and I do believe there are clean Russian Athletes,” said IOC Athletes’ Commission Chairperson Kirsty Coventry.

Phelps On WADA’s Russian Reinstatement Decision: It’s Sad To See This

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, has vocalized his dissatisfaction with yesterday’s news concerning the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) reinstating the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA).

Facing Possible 4-Year Ban, Japan’s Junya Koga Set To File CAS Appeal

Facing a possible 4-year ban for having tested positive for a banned substance, Japanese medalist Junya Koga is set to file an appeal with the Court Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

WADA Reinstates Russia With Lower-Than-Planned Standards of Compliance

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) voted Thursday to officially reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), officially ending the nearly three-year…

USA Swimming Athletes’ Committee: “We insist that WADA stands with us”

On Wednesday, the USA Swimming Athletes’ Committee released a statement in response to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) plan to…

USOC Responds to WADA Recommendation to Reinstate RUSADA

Today the USOC released a statement expressing its hopes that WADA will make a decision that restores athletes’ confidence in the international anti-doping system, as well as the Olympic and Paralympic movements.

World Championships Silver Medalist Junya Koga Faces 4-Year Ban

2017 World Championships silver medalist Junya Koga of Japan is facing a possible 4-year ban for having tested positively for a prohibited substance earlier this year.

WADA Poised to Reinstate RUSADA Thursday With Amended Requirements

On Thursday, September 20th, the World Anti-Doping Agency will hold a meeting of its Executive Committee to determine whether or not to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency.

Italian Doctor Porcellini Banned For 30 Years, Magnini Case Continues

Italian nutritionist Guido Porcellini has been banned for 30 years by Italy’s national anti-doping organization. Swimmers Filippo Magnini and Michele Santucci remain under investigation based on their association with Porcellini.

Italian Masters Swimmer Suspended 6 Months for Doping

Italian Masters swimmer Marco Bolzan has been sanctioned after testing positive for the banned substance tuaminoheptane. According to ChemEurope, tuaminoheptane is also known…

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