Anti-Doping

IOC Athletes Commission Leader Coventry Speaks On RUSADA Support

“I believe our mandate is to protect ALL clean athletes and I do believe there are clean Russian Athletes,” said IOC Athletes’ Commission Chairperson Kirsty Coventry.

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Phelps On WADA’s Russian Reinstatement Decision: It’s Sad To See This

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, has vocalized his dissatisfaction with yesterday’s news concerning the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) reinstating the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA).

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Facing Possible 4-Year Ban, Japan’s Junya Koga Set To File CAS Appeal

Facing a possible 4-year ban for having tested positive for a banned substance, Japanese medalist Junya Koga is set to file an appeal with the Court Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

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WADA Reinstates Russia With Lower-Than-Planned Standards of Compliance

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) voted Thursday to officially reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), officially ending the nearly three-year…

USA Swimming Athletes’ Committee: “We insist that WADA stands with us”

On Wednesday, the USA Swimming Athletes’ Committee released a statement in response to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) plan to…

USOC Responds to WADA Recommendation to Reinstate RUSADA

Today the USOC released a statement expressing its hopes that WADA will make a decision that restores athletes’ confidence in the international anti-doping system, as well as the Olympic and Paralympic movements.

World Championships Silver Medalist Junya Koga Faces 4-Year Ban

2017 World Championships silver medalist Junya Koga of Japan is facing a possible 4-year ban for having tested positively for a prohibited substance earlier this year.

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WADA Poised to Reinstate RUSADA Thursday With Amended Requirements

On Thursday, September 20th, the World Anti-Doping Agency will hold a meeting of its Executive Committee to determine whether or not to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency.

Italian Doctor Porcellini Banned For 30 Years, Magnini Case Continues

Italian nutritionist Guido Porcellini has been banned for 30 years by Italy’s national anti-doping organization. Swimmers Filippo Magnini and Michele Santucci remain under investigation based on their association with Porcellini.

Italian Masters Swimmer Suspended 6 Months for Doping

Italian Masters swimmer Marco Bolzan has been sanctioned after testing positive for the banned substance tuaminoheptane. According to ChemEurope, tuaminoheptane is also known…

Russian Doping Cases Double In First Eight Months of 2018

According to Yuri Ganus, the general director of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), the agency has detected over 113 positive…

Cooper Complete Releases Statement on Tainted Supplement

2017 World Champion Madisyn Cox was able to trace the origin of her positive doping test to a supplement produced by Cooper Complete Nutrition.

Cooper Complete Pulls Madisyn Cox’s Multivitamin from Website

The Cooper Complete Elite Athlete Multivitamin is no longer available for sale on its website after it was blamed for a failed doping test.

Madisyn Cox’s Suspension Reduced to Six Months after Trimetazidine Detected in Multivitamin

The Court of Arbitration for Sport approved a reduction of Madisyn Cox’s suspension from two years to six months after her multivitamin tested positive for Trimetazidine.

Kolesnikov Speaks On WR, Euros Drug Testing, Efimova/King, & More

Russian star backstroker Kliment Kolesnikov speaks on a wide variety of topics following a World Record in the 50 back at the 2018 European Championships.

Court of Arbitration for Sport Opens Ad Hoc Division for Asian Games

The office, set up in Jakarta, aims to adjudicate disputes in less than 24 hours.

USADA Pilots New Dried Blood Spot Anti-Doping Device

In a bid to gather more athlete samples while also greatly reducing human and financial testing resources, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is implementing a pilot Dried Blood Spot (DBS) testing program at an upcoming competition.

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