Slovenian record-holder Tanja Smid has been issued a four-year ban for doping, which will result in her retirement.
Yulia Efimova’s request for her suspension to be lifted has been denied by FINA.
Putin says he doesn’t believe Meldonium should be outlawed, and that further studies should have been done on how long it takes the substance to leave the body.
The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has revoked the accredidation of the Moscow Antidoping Center in Russia due to non-compliance with…
Earlier today, the ongoing controversy surrounding doping, specifically the drug meldonium, got even more complicated as the WADA announced that…
In compliance with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code, the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) has formed a committee, the Compliance Review…
After WADA’s announcement earlier today that some cases where athletes have tested positively for meldonium may see the athlete’s suspension lifted, eyes turn to Yulia Efimova’s situation.
WADA states that in the particular circumstances where the meldonium concentration found is below 1mcg and the test was taken prior to March 1, 2016, the case may be deemed as having no fault.
The move may prevent further embarrassing positive tests for the drug Meldonium
Russia’s Yulia Efimova tested positive for a second time – just one piece of a winding puzzle of doping in Russia and China early in 2016.
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has included a specific list of questions on its website pertaining to the impact of Zika on anti-doping testing results
Russian water polo player Alexey Bugaychuk is the latest athlete to have reportedly tested positive for the drug meldonium.
“FINA has received the decisions issued on these two athletes, and is currently reviewing them.”
The Chinese Swimming Association has announced it will be issuing ‘warning penalties’ to 2 of 3 of its swimmers who recently tested positively for a banned substance.
Amidst the controversial allegations levied against the Russian swimming community by The Times, alleging systematic, organized doping, another Russian swimmer has been confirmed as failing a doping test.