Anti-Doping

Madrid Becomes 5th WADA Lab Suspended Since Late 2015

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) continues its crackdown on anti-doping laboratories, with the Madrid, Spain lab becoming the 5th lab to have its accreditation suspended in less than a year.

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Argentine Martin Carrizo Off Olympic Roster Due To Failed Doping Test

Argentine Olympic Committee President Gerhard Werthein announced that Argentine swimmer Martin Carrizo has been removed from his nation’s Olympic roster after having failed a doping test.

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CAS Upholds 4-Year Suspension on Croatian Water Polo Player Dobud

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed an appeal by Croatian water polo player Niksa Dobud this week, upholding a 4-year suspension handed down by FINA last spring.

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IOC Executive Board Issues Statement Regarding Doping Heading Into Rio

The IOC issued a statement today regarding doping actions heading into the Olympic Games this summer.

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Aussie Doping Authority Slashes Budget By 20% Ahead Of Rio

In the midst of worldwide doping scandals within the realm of sports, the Australian Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is seeing its budget and operating staff numbers slashed.

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8 Positive Tests From 2012 Olympics Come From Russia

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) said today that 8 of its athletes are among the 23 positive tests from London’s reanalysis.

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WADA’s Response To London Samples Retesting: “Dopers Can’t Rest Easy”

“If athletes choose to cheat, they can’t rest easy until ten years is up,” said David Howman, Director General of WADA.

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Anti-Doping: Retesting Of London Samples Results In 23 Positives

The retesting of London samples renders unfavorable results for 23 athletes.

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USADA Chief Calls Upon WADA To Stop Foot Dragging, Possibly Ban Russia

Says Travis Tygart, Chief Executive of USADA, ‘demand for strong leadership and answers from within the world of anti-doping is at a record high.’

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No Swimmers Among 14 Russians Suspected In Beijing Anti-Doping Retests

A Russian news agency has reported the names of 14 Russian athletes it says are among the 31 whose urine samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics failed an anti-doping retest this year, and no swimmers were listed.

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Russian Sports Minister, Olympic Champ Criticize Olympic Athletics Ban

Russia’s track & field federation faces a potential ban from the Rio 2016 Olympics, but the Russian Sports Minister and a two-time Olympic pole vault champion have publicly criticized the ban, with the athlete mulling a discrimination lawsuit.

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Former RUSADA Head: Retested Beijing Samples Could Be Negative

The former head of RUSADA, Russia’s national anti-doping agency, says that the retested samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics could still prove to be clean and the suspected athletes cleared of any doping charges.

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14 Russians Among 31 Athletes Suspected of Doping At Beijing Olympics, Per TASS

Russian news agency TASS reports that 14 Russian athletes are among the 31 Olympians who tested positive for banned substances in a retest of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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FINA Releases Statement on Efimova’s Temporary Doping Suspension

FINA, the international governing body for aquatic sports, has released a statement on its decision to lift the temporary suspension…

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Dave Salo: Efimova Is Not Training With Trojan Swim Club

USC and Trojan Swim Club head coach Dave Salo says Russian breaststroker Yulia Efimova is not training with Trojan Swim Club, contrary to what has been reported by other media outlets.

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