Anti-Doping

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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WADA: Doping Records Of 145 Russian Athletes Falsified

According to the report compiled by WADA’s Compliance Review Committee, WADA suspects the doping data of up to 298 athletes have been tampered with.

La WADA Dichiara La Russia Non Conforme, Rischia 4 Anni Di Squalifica

La Russia è accusata dalla WADA di non essere conforme al regolamento Anti-Doping e rischia la squalifica da tutti gli eventi sportivi per i prossimi 4 anni

Xinhua Releases Video Footage Alleged to Show Parts of 2018 Sun Yang Incident

Xinhua News, a Chinese state-run publication, posted footage alleged to show moments from Sept. 4, 2018, when Sun’s drug test went awry.

Diver Ilia Zakharov Dealt 18-Month Ban for Missing Tests, Retires Citing Injury

Zakharov said he missed three tests as he dealt with a knee injury. He is not expected to appeal the ban, because he was already leaving the sport.

FINA Doping Panel: Fujimori’s Honesty Preventing Reduction in Suspension

A FINA Doping Panel says that Hiromasa Fujimori’s honesty is currently preventing a reduction in his two-year doping suspension.

WADA Non-Compliance Would Bump Russia Out Of 2020 Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency clarified both the alleged misconduct committed by Russia, and what consequences the nation could face if deemed non-compliant.

BREAKING: WADA’s Committee Recommends Non-Compliance For Russia

WADA’s Compliance Review Committee is recommending that the World Anti-Doping Agency consider Russia’s anti-doping body non-compliant with WADA rules.

Five Jailed Over Illegal Steroid Distribution Ring In Europe

Five men in the United Kingdom were convicted last week of running a £65 million (~$84 million U.S. Dollar) steroid distribution operation in Europe.

DCA in Sun Yang Incident was an Untrained Construction Worker, Report Says

The doping control assistant whose alleged questionable credibility led to the infamous Sun Yang blood vial-smashing incident was reportedly untrained.

WADA Executive Committee To Meet Dec. 9 on RUSADA Compliance

WADA’s Executive Committee will meet on December 9 to discuss recommendations for an ongoing compliance procedure with RUSADA, Russia’s anti-doping agency.

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