Anti-Doping

FINA Officially Releases Case Conclusion On Cleared Swimmer Kira Toussaint

Dutch Olympian Kira Toussaint had a tumultuous 2018/early 2019 battling a false positive doping test for which FINA official withdrew its case.

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WADA Asks Court of Arbitration for Sport to Resolve Dispute with RUSADA

After Russia announced that it had formally appealed the decision of sanction by WADA, WADA requested the same arbitration resolution by the CAS.

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WADA’s New Prohibited Substances List Goes Into Effect Today

It’s the Olympic year, and for high-level athletes, that means WADA’s updated list of 2020 prohibited substances is now in effect.

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Brazilian Water Polo Player Receives 2-Year Ban after Positive Cannabis Test

Roberto Marques tested positive for cannabis at the 2019 Brazil Open, where his Fluminese team finished in 4th place.

Antidoping: L’Agenzia Russa Propone Appello Contro Sentenza WADA

L’Agenzia Russa Anti-Doping (RUSADA) ha inviato all’Agenzia Mondiale Anti-Doping (WADA) un avviso ufficiale di ricorso in appello

Global WADA Anti-Doping Tests Increase by 6.9% in 2018; Failed Test Rate Drops

The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has released its 2018 final anti-doping testing data – more tests were conducted, and the rate of AAFs dropped slightly.

RUSADA Formally Appeals WADA Sanctions over Tainted Doping Data

RUSADA’s official appeal of the sanctions comes in spite of the organization’s director general fighting against taking the course to the CAS.

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USOPC Suggests Difficulty In Russian Athletes Proving Innocence For Tokyo

USOPC Chair Susanne Lyons didn’t call for a blanket ban on Russian athletes, but did say it would be difficult to prove which athletes are innocent.

Shayna Jack Porta A Sua Difesa L’Esempio Del “Bacio Da Cocaina”

Shayna Jack in una recente intervista porta a sua difesa un caso del “cocaine kiss”, sarebbe entrata in contatto con la sostanza in via indiretta

Aussie Shayna Jack Taps Into ‘Cocaine Kiss’ Defense For Positive Test

Aussie Shayna Jack maintains her innocence regarding a positive doping test, saying she may have come into contact with Ligandrol via another person.

Efimova: ‘Rules Must Be Applied Equally To All Athletes, Not Just Russians’

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova says she shouldn’t be punished a second time for a doping ban she served five years ago, speaking to Russian media.

CAS Releases Update On Sun Yang Hearing, Translation Issues

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has released an update in the WADA v. Sun Yang & FINA case, marred by translation issues during the Nov. 15 hearing.

Despite WADA Ban, Russian Athletes Without Violations Can Compete In ISL

The ISL will allow Russian athletes to compete, as long as they don’t have a prior doping ban, despite WADA’s four-year ban on Russia as a nation.

RUSADA Head Ganus: ‘No Chance of Winning’ Appeal on Russian Olympic Ban

Russia’s anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus says there is “no chance” that Russia wins an appeal against its 4-year international sporting ban.

WADA Executive Committee Endorses Non-Compliance, Olympic Ban for Russia

Pending appeal, consequences include losing hosting rights and special criteria for athletes to compete at major events, including the Olympic Games.

In Defense of Russia’s Athletes, in Conviction of Russian Officials

The newly-announced WADA sanctions will be an annoyance for Russian athletes, but will impact most greatly the officials responsible for institutional doping.

Losanna: WADA Squalifica All’Unanimità La Russia Per 4 Anni

Losanna. L’Agenzia Mondiale Anti-Doping ha riunito oggi il Comitato Esecutivo per decidere in merito alla questione russa.

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