Anti-Doping

Korean Olympic Committee To Hold Emergency Mtg Regarding Park’s Status

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.

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USOC Increases Anti-Doping Funding by 25%

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.

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WADA Extends Meldonium ‘Grace Period’ To September 30th

Athletes tested positively for meldonium after March 1st may have new competitive life based on WADA’s newest statement.

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Brazilian Court of Sports Justice Clears Medeiros’ Doping Violation

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….

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Kazakhstan Anti-Doping Lab Suspended by WADA

The WADA announced today that they have suspended the accreditation for the Almaty, Kazakhstan laboratory. “The decision to suspend the…

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WADA Suspends Rio Anti-Doping Lab 2 Months Before Olympics

The outlook for doping controls at the 2016 Olympics became even bleaker on Friday.

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Park Tae-Hwan Set To Swim At First Int’l Meet Back From Suspension

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.

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Eligible Russian Athletes May Be Able To Compete Under OLY Committee

IOC President Thomas Bach said, “If there are athletes qualified, then they will compete as members of the team of the Russian Olympic Committee.”

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Salnikov: London and Beijing Retests Show Russian Swimmers Clean

Vladimir Salnkiov, the president of the Russian Swimming federation and a four-time Olympic gold medalist, says that the retests of doping…

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Banned Martynova: “Russian Athletes Have No Chance Of Fair Treatment”

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”.

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Russian Swimming Fed Calls Bribery Scheme Allegations ‘Absurd’

Russia’s Swimming Federation calls the recent allegations of bribery as ‘absurd’.

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Brazilian Swimming Federation Confirms Medeiros’ Positive Doping Test

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.

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IAAF Upholds Suspension of Russian Athletics Federation for Olympics

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.

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Moscow Lab Reportedly Would Remove Swimmers From Testing Pool For Cash

On the heels of yesterday’s scathing report released by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) alleging testing evasion, sample tampering and…

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WADA Alleges Over 800 Doping Tests Missed By Russian Athletes in 6 Months

An updated WADA report on the doping situation within the nation of Russia reveals some alarming allegations.

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