Anti-Doping

IOC Suspends Russia From 2018 Winter Olympics

As more and more evidence piles up to support a state-sponsored doping program within the nation of Russia, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially suspended the Russian Olympic Committee from the 2018 Winter Olympics while creating a strict process for allowing clean Russian athletes to compete under the Olympic banner.

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Chinese Coach Liu Haitao Suspended After Liu Zixuan’s Doping Ban

We reported in October that Chinese world champs silver medalist Liu Zixuan had been suspended two years for a failed doping test, but Chinese media now report that her coach, Liu Haitao, is also being suspended.

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IOC Sanctions Three Russian Athletes As Part Of Oswald Commission

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

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IOC Sanctions 2 Athletes For Failing Anti-Doping Tests At London 2012

The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement.

IOC Sanctions Three Russian Athletes As Part Of Oswald Commission

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

IOC Sanctions 4 Russian Athletes As Part Of Oswald Commission Findings

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

IOC Sanctions 4 Russian Athletes Amid Oswald Commission Findings

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

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.

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.

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.

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.