Anti-Doping

Japan Raises Anti-Doping Bar With New Organization

A new organization entitled ‘Japan Sports Fairness Organization’ is being created in an effort to further raise the Asian nation’s anti-doping measures to the levels expected by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

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Stockholm Laboratory Partially Suspended By WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed partial suspension of the accreditation of the Karolinska University Hospital (Stockholm Laboratory) Doping Control Laboratory.

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Officials Push WADA to Implement Presidential Candidate Age Minimum of 45

WADA did not deny that the proposal is under consideration, though they did not initiate the discussion.

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Olympic Medalist David Plummer Joins USADA Board as Athlete Rep

Plummer replaces retired weightlifter Emmy Vargas on USADA’s 10-person Board of Directors.

Magnini On Suspension: “There is No Evidence”

“There is no evidence, indeed the evidence shows the opposite. We will certainly appeal,” says Italian Filippo Magnini regarding his 4-year ban for violating anti-doping rules.

Dopers Beware, As London Olympic Samples Continue To Be Re-Tested

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that additional analyses of samples collected from the 2012 Olympic Games in London are currently underway.

Italians Magnini & Santucci Each Handed 4-Year Ban

The court of Italy’s Anti-Doping Agency, NADO, has finally made its decision regarding elite swimmers Filippo Magnini and Michele Santucci.

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Bucharest Doping Lab Officials Fired Over Positive Test Cover-Ups

The anti-doping laboratory located in the city of Bucharest, capital of Romania, saw two of its top officials dismissed from their posts recently, as an investigation conducted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found they covered up positive doping samples.

Banned Swimmer Junya Koga Appeals With CAS

World Championships medalist Junya Koga of Japan has logged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport in response to being handed a 4-year ban earlier this week.

Katie Ledecky, Lilly King Speak at White House Anti-Doping Summit

Olympians Katie Ledecky and Lilly King were among the group of athletes to speak at an “emergency” anti-doping summit Wednesday.

Kazakhstan Water Polo Player Receives 4-Year Doping Ban

Kazakhstan water polo player Alexandr Godovanyuk has been given a 4-year doping ban by the Disciplinary Commission of the National Anti-Doping Center…

Junya Koga Handed 4-Year Ban For Positive Test

Japanese backstroking ace Junya Koga has received a 4-year suspension for a positive doping test from May of this year.

CIA Charges 7 Russian Operatives for Anti-Doping Cyber Attacks

Earlier this month, a federal grand jury in Pennsylvania indicted seven Russian military intelligence officers on charges of hacking American and international anti-doping agencies and sports federations, thereby accessing data and medical records of 250 athletes from about 30 countries.

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.

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

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.

WADA Publishes 2019 List of Prohibited Substances And Methods

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

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