World Anti-Doping Agency Files Compliance Cases Against Russia, South Africa To CAS

Both national anti-doping organizations are alleged to be non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code.

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One of Kazakhstan’s Top Water Polo Players Suspended for 2 Years

Darya Muravyeva, one of Kazakhstan’s top female water polo players, has been suspended for two years for missed doping tests.

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Russian Sprinter Vladislav Demichev Suspended for 2 Years for Anti-Doping Violation

A Russian sprinter was suspended for two years by RUSADA for violation of their anti-doping rules, the organization says.


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WADA Says Russian Anti-Doping Agency Still Not Compliant

RUSADA disputes the new sanctions and the matter will now be taken up with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Russian Swim Coach, Former European Champion, Banned for 4 Years

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.

Olympic Medalist Tamas Kenderesi’s Legal Team Appeals To CAS For Bio Passport Violation

Read up on the latest involving a biological passport doping violation involving Olympic medalist Tamas Kenderesi of Hungary.

World Athletics Task Force Chair Confident In Russia Following Reinstatement Plan

After a seven-year suspension, RusAF was reinstated by World Athletics in March, provided the organization meets 35 special conditions.

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Fourteen-Year-Old Indian Swimmer Fails Doping Test Prior To Asian Games

The athlete, who has not been named due to being a minor, tested positive for 19-norandrosterone, a metabolite of the anabolic steroid nandrolone.

Jamaican Swimmer Mackenzie Headley Reprimanded By Doping Panel For Two Positive Tests

The 16-year-old will not serve any period of ineligibility due to being a “protected person” under the WADA code as a minor.

Bulgarian Olympian Ivanov Suspended 2 Years: ‘Without Me, Bulgarian Swimming Dies’

Antani Ivanov’s two-year suspension for missing three doping tests was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on June 26. 

An Olympics Without Drug Testing? Why the Enhanced Games Has Support of (Some) Swimmers

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?

Sun Yang Says He Is Not Retired, Training Every Day In Paris Pursuit

“I have not retired and still insist on swimming training every day,” banned Chinese swimmer Sun Yang recently told Asian media.

Aquatics Ranks 9th Among Sports With Most Dopers in 2020 (WADA Annual Report)

2020 was an unusual year for anti-doping efforts, with sample collections dramatically reduced because of COVID-19 safety protocols.

2019 European Junior Champion Swimmer Alexander Zhigalov Suspended for 2 Years

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.

Gabon Found Non-Compliant By WADA, Will Be Required To Compete Under Neutral Flag

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.