Anti-Doping

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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

Three Russian Cyclists Sue WADA, McLaren After Missing Olympics

Three Russian cyclists are suing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and investigator Richard McLaren for damages after McLaren’s report to WADA kept them out of the Rio Olympics last summer.

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World Swimming Association Ratifies Constitution in Washington DC (Video Report)

The World Swimming Association, an alternate governing entity to FINA, held a constitutional convention at the 2017 ASCA World Clinic.

New Study Estimates Doping Prevalence of At Least 30% in Elite Sports

A group of researchers have released a new study in the Sports Medicine journal earlier this week, and the results indicate…

Australia’s Anti-Doping Agency Appoints New CEO

David Sharpe has been appointed as Australia’s new anti-doping Chief.

Australia Steps Up Anti-Doping Efforts For 2018 Commonwealth Games

For the first time at a Commonwealth Games, samples taken from in-competition tests in 2018 will remain in storage for future use.

SEA Games Champ Nuttapong Ketin’s Doping Suspension Reduced 2 Years

Thailand’s Nuttapong Ketin has had his doping suspension reduced from 4 years to 2, allowing him to swim in this week’s Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur.

While Fraser-Holmes’ Ban Continues, Still No Word On Groves & Poort

2 of the 3 Australian Olympian missing whereabouts cases are still unresolved.

Former Skier Calls For Ban On Russia At Winter Olympics, IOC Critical

An Olympic skier and chair of WADA’s Athletes Commission suggested last week that Russia be suspended from next year’s Winter Olympics over doping violations, but the IOC and its own Athletes Commission have fired back, criticizing the skier’s opinion.

Australia’s Anti-Doping Agency Sends Higenamine Warning

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has issued a warning regarding Higenamine, a banned substance also known as norcoclaurine HCI.

Brazilian Swimming Federation Creates Anti-Doping Organization

Brazil’s swimming federation has created its own five-member anti-doping organization, part of the nation’s continuing reform of its aquatics governing body.

Banned Aussie Thomas Fraser-Holmes: “I’m Not Making Excuses” (Video)

Suspended Aussie swimmer Thomas Fraser-Holmes gets raw in this one-on-one interview on his 12-month ban for missing drug tests last year.