The Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) has reportedly scheduled an emergency meeting for Friday, July 8th, where the topic of whether or not banned swimmer Park Tae Hwan will be able to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games is at the top of the agenda.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has approved a nearly 25% increase in funding for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), raising the USOC’s annual contribution to USADA to $4.6 million.
Athletes tested positively for meldonium after March 1st may have new competitive life based on WADA’s newest statement.
One of Brazil‘s premier female swimmers, Etiene Medeiros, has been deemed innocent despite registering a positive result for a banned substance earlier this month….
The WADA announced today that they have suspended the accreditation for the Almaty, Kazakhstan laboratory. “The decision to suspend the…
The outlook for doping controls at the 2016 Olympics became even bleaker on Friday.
Korean Olympian Park Tae-Hwan will be in action at his first international meet since serving his 18-month ban for having tested positively for a prohibited substance back in 2014.
IOC President Thomas Bach said, “If there are athletes qualified, then they will compete as members of the team of the Russian Olympic Committee.”
Vladimir Salnkiov, the president of the Russian Swimming federation and a four-time Olympic gold medalist, says that the retests of doping…
Russia’s Yana Martynova will continue to be ineligible until her ban is over on July 26, 2019, however, she insists to the media that Russian athletes have ‘no chance of being treated fairly”.
Russia’s Swimming Federation calls the recent allegations of bribery as ‘absurd’.
The Brazilian Swimming Federation (CBDA) and the Brazilian Anti-Doping Agency (ABCD) made clear in statements yesterday that Medeiros was not the victim of some clerical issues.
Russian Track & Field athletes won’t be allowed to compete in Rio, barring a last-minute reprieve at an IOC summit next week in Lausanne.
On the heels of yesterday’s scathing report released by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) alleging testing evasion, sample tampering and…
An updated WADA report on the doping situation within the nation of Russia reveals some alarming allegations.