Anti-Doping

FINA Full Doping Panel Says Willenbring Doping Test Was Accidental

After news broke on Monday morning that American swimmer Matthew Willenbring had tested positive for a banned substance after the U.S….

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Serbian Water Polo Player Filip Radojevic Banned Two Years for Doping

Radojevic is currently serving a two year suspension from the sport after he tested positive for the substance Pseudoephedrine, which FINA lists under category S6 (stimulants).

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American Swimmer Tests Positive at World Jrs, Forfeits Medal

American swimmer Matthew Willenbring tested positive for a banned substance at the 2017 FINA World Junior Championships.

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Henrique Rodrigues’ Year-Long Doping Suspension Ends

The suspension of 2016 Olympic semi-finalist Henrique Rodrigues has expired after 1 year, meaning he is eligible to return to competition. Rodrigues…

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RUSADA Remains Non-Compliant as Zhukov Denies State-Run Doping System

ROC President Alexander Zhukov stated that Russia will not recognize the conclusions of the McLaren Report, thereby halting any chances of RUSADA becoming WADA-compliant.

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Company At Center Of Doping Protocol Bottle Controversy Ends Business

“The Board of Directors of Berlinger Special AG has resolved that the company will cease production of its doping control kits in the medium term,” the company said late last week.

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Doping Exposée Icarus Wins Academy Award for Best Documentary

Icarus, a documentary film directed by American Bryan Fogel on the topic of doping in sports, won the 2018 Academy Award…

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WADA Suspends Accreditation of Bucharest Lab

The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of its laboratory in Bucharest, Romania, that was provisionally suspended in…

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IOC Lifts Russian Ban Though RUSADA Remains Non-Compliant

The IOC has lifted its ban on the Russian Olympic Committee, despite the fact that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency still remains non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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Denmark Adds To Annual WADA Contribution To Target Code Compliance

The Government of Denmark has announced a contribution of USD 70,000 to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), with the funds…

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2nd Russian Athlete Tests Positive For Banned Substance In Pyeongchang

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games conclude in Pyeongchang, South Korea this weekend, but not before at least 3 athletes have tested positively for banned substances, with 2 of those Olympians representing Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR).

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University of Waterloo Developing A 10-Second Drug Test for Athletes

The University of Waterloo is developing a rapid, on-site screening technology to test athletes for up to 100 different substances in a mere 10-seconds.

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Int’l Testing Agency Appoints Benjamin Cohen as Director General

According to an IOC press release today, the International Testing Authority has appointed WADA official Benjamin Cohen as its director general.

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New Doping Protocol Bottles May Be Flawed

A new iteration of doping laboratory bottles is being scrutinized as a possible risk to sample integrity.

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Russian Government Amends Labor Code To Require Anti-Doping Compliance

Russia has amended its federal labor code, requiring sporting federations to comply with anti-doping rules.

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