Anti-Doping

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.

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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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Stockholm Lab Partially Suspended By WADA

The doping control laboratory located at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, has been partially suspended by the World-Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

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American Junior Swimmer Tests Positive, Suspended Six Months

USADA has announced another doping suspension for an American swimmer, this time 17-year-old Jack Casey. Casey tested positive for the banned substance anastrozole at Winter Nationals last December and will serve a six-month suspension.

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Olympian Ryan Lochte Banned 14 Months Due To IV Infusion

American Olympian Ryan Lochte has accepted a 14-month ban for having received intravenous infusions in a volume greater than 100mL in a 12-hour period without a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE). 

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2017 World Champion Madisyn Cox Given 2-Year Doping Suspension

United States National Team swimmer Madisyn Cox has been given a 2-year doping suspension after Trimetazidine appeared in an out-of-competition doping…

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Liam Tancock Appointed To British Anti-Doping Athlete Commission

Britian’s Liam Tancock is among 4 athletes appointed to the UKAD Athlete Commission.

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International Testing Agency Kicks Off Anti-Doping Efforts in Lausanne

With the slogan “Keeping Sports Real,” the ITA will aim to act independently of any sports organization or national interest.

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Egyptian Swimmer Banned after Positive Test for Testosterone

Mohamed Waleed was a regular finalist at the Egyptian National Championships, even as a teenager.

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FINA Rules That 3 American Relays Must Be Disqualified from World Jrs

The U.S. forfeited 3 sets of medals as a result of a positive doping test for Matthew Willenbring, in addition to his swim in the 100 free.

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Bulgarian Record Holder Dobromira Ivanova Receives 4-Year Doping Ban

Bulgarian Dobromira Ivanova has been handed a four-year suspension for doping.

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Retired Former World Champion Filippo Magnini Facing Possible 8 Yr Ban

Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini may have retired last year from the sport of swimming, but the 36-year-old is still under investigation by Italy’s National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO) for his connection to a nutritionist involved in a Pesaro criminal probe.

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Russia Set to Sign 4-Year Anti-Doping Agreement with IOC

Russian Olympic Committee President Stanislav Pozdnyakov announced that the nation will be signing a 4-year deal intended to further anti-doping measures.

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Meldonium is Now a Punishable Banned Substance

In the early days of the ban of meldonium, a supplement/heart medication popular among Russian athletes that led to the…

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Alexander Popov Loses ROC Presidential Vote to Stanislav Pozdnyakov

Legendary Russian sprinter and 9-time Olympic medalist Alexander Popov came up short when the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) voted to elect a new president Tuesday.

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