Anti-Doping

WADA to Uphold Russian Suspension, 2018 Olympic Participation In Doubt

Tomorrow, WADA is expected to deny reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), which would send a clear message to the IOC that WADA does not wish to see Russia represented at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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WADA Suspends Paris Laboratory

WADA has suspended the Paris testing laboratory’s accreditation for up to six months. 

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2013 World Champs Swimmer Arrested for Cocaine Possession

Earlando McRae had his luggage searched at JFK International Airport when arriving in New York and was arrested for possession of cocaine.

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Rate of WADA Positive Test Jumped By 27% in 2016

The World Anti-Doping Agency has released an extensive 300-plus page report on its findings from 2016.

Österreichischer Meister Sebastian Steffan gesperrt wegen Dopings

Die österreichische Anti-Doping-Rechtskommission (ÖADR) hat den Schwimmer Sebastian Steffan für zwölf Monate gesperrt. Bei dem 20-Jährigen wurde am 16. Juli…

Austrian Champion Sebastian Steffan Handed 12-Month Doping Ban

The Austrian Anti-Doping Legal Committee announced today that 20-year-old Sebastian Steffan has tested positive for heptaminol.

IOC Sanctions 2 Russian Athletes As Part Of Oswald Commission Findings

Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published the first conclusions from the Oswald Commission hearings, which are being conducted in the context of the Sochi 2014 forensic and analytic doping investigations.

Magnini & Santucci Questioned By Italian Anti-Doping Authorities

Former world champion Filippo Magnini and fellow Italian swimmer Michele Santucci were questioned today by Italy’s anti-doping authorities.

Brazilian Pan Am Champ Henrique Rodrigues Suspended 1 Year For Doping

Brazilian IMer Henrique Rodrigues has tested positive for banned substance Clostebol, per BestSwim.br, and will be suspended for one year dating back to March 2017.

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Read Swimming Australia’s Statement On Cleared Maddie Groves

“Maddie adhered to this process and this was a critical element of why she has been cleared,” said Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson.

Remaining Aussie Whereabouts Case Maddie Groves Cleared To Compete

As reported back in May of this year, 3 Australian Olympians were named as having missed 3 drug tests over a 12-month…

Vancouver 2010 Taskforce To Protect Clean Athletes At PyeongChang 2018

The re-analysis of samples from the Olympic Games Vancouver 2010 followed an intelligence-gathering and risk-assessment process that started in January 2017 in consultation with WADA and the International Federations.

Former World Champion Filippo Magnini Part Of Italian Doping Probe

Elite Italian swimmers Filippo Magnini and Michele Santucci are reportedly under investigation by the Italian National Doping Organization (NADO).

WADA Publishes 2018 List of Banned Substances and Methods

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2018 List of Banned Substances and Methods.

Brothers’ Suspension Reduced to 2 Years For Refused Doping Test

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has reduced William Brothers’ suspension from four years to two for a refusing to take a doping control test on medical grounds in 2015.

Japanese Anti-Doping Agency Warns Of Anavite Supplement

The Japanese Anti-Doping Agency has recently published a caution regarding a brand of nutritional supplements called ‘Anavite’.

WADA Provisionally Suspends Paris Anti-Doping Laboratory

The Laboratory of the Agence Française de lutte contre le Dopage (the National Anti-Doping Organization of France) in Châtenay-Malabry, France (Paris Laboratory) has been handed a provision suspension from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) this week.

95 of 96 Individual Athletes From McLaren Report Won’t Be Charged

95 of 96 individual athletes named in the McLaren Report will not be sanctioned with anti-doping rule violations after their nations’ anti-doping organizations could not find enough evidence to prove a violation.

Poort Handed 12-Month Ban; Groves’ Case Now Sole Remainder

“Now, facing one year ineligibility for this, from the sport and a way of life I’ve dedicated so much to over the past years, it has been a very tough pill to swallow, however I’ve chose to accept and respect the situation,” says now-suspended Australian open water athlete Jarrod Poort.