Anti-Doping

USOC Publishes Position Paper On Anti-Doping

The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) published an official “position paper” laying out some specific calls for anti-doping reform worldwide.

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Spanish Anti-Doping Org Removed From WADA’s Non-Compliant List

In response to the Spanish government proposing the implementation of notably stricter anti-doping legislation, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has…

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WADA Monitoring, Looking At Possible Corticosteroids & Caffeine Ban

Two substances are reportedly under review by WADA as potential performance enhancers headed toward a ban.

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Lack Of FINA Initiative Leads Verhaeren To Quit Coaches Committee

Australian National Team Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren has submitted his resignation from his ancillary post as Vice Chairman of FINA’s Coaches Committee.

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Putin Says Russian Anti-Doping A Failure, But Denies State Involvement

Russian President Vladimir Putin admits that Russia’s anti-doping system has failed but maintains that doping in Russian sports has never been state-sponsored.

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Milorad Cavic Questions Michael Phelps’ Commitment To Anti-Doping

This week, Michael Phelps appeared before a Congressional subcommittee to testify about the issue of doping, but a rival from Phelps’ past came forward this week with questions about why Phelps is tackling the issue post-retirement.

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IOC Sanctions One Athlete For Failing Anti-Doping Test At Beijing 2008

THE PROTECTION OF CLEAN ATHLETES AND THE FIGHT AGAINST DOPING ARE TOP PRIORITIES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), AS…

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Spanish Government Proposing Stricter Anti-Doping Legislation

The Spanish government is in the process of implementing notably stricter legislation in an effort to align the nation’s anti-doping efforts with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) standards.

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Michael Phelps To Testify For Congress Subcommittee About Anti-Doping

Now officially retired from competition, Michael Phelps is still making waves: the 23-time Olympic gold medalist is part of a group of experts testifying before a congressional subcommittee next week about the issue of doping.

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CAS Rejects Requests For Provisional Measures Of 5 Russian Athletes

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has today rejected urgent requests for provisional measures filed by five Russian cross…

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Indian Newspaper Suggests Youth Doping Is On The Rise

India’s The Hindustan Times published a report this month suggesting that doping among young athletes is on the rise, based on numbers from India’s National Anti Doping Agency (NADA).

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IOC Santions 3 Athletes For Failing Anti-Doping Tests At London 2012

The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement.

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Jamaican Track Relay Loses Beijing Gold Medal In 2008 Doping Retest

The IOC has announced that two more athletes have failed anti-doping tests after re-tests of their 2008 samples. They include a Jamaican runner who helped win the 4x100m relay, meaning all four members of the relay (which included Usain Bolt) will be stripped of their medals.

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Swimmer Tobie Smith Appointed to USADA Board of Directors

Former U.S. National Team member and accomplished open water swimmer, Dr. Tobie Smith, has been appointed to serve on the…

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IOC Sanctions 8 Athletes For Failing Anti-Doping Test

No swimmers have been sanctioned yet in the re-tests, that come from Beijing 2008 and London 2012.

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