Anti-doping

IOC Suspends Russia From 2018 Winter Olympics

As more and more evidence piles up to support a state-sponsored doping program within the nation of Russia, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially suspended the Russian Olympic Committee from the 2018 Winter Olympics while creating a strict process for allowing clean Russian athletes to compete under the Olympic banner.

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WADA Publishes 2018 List of Banned Substances and Methods

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2018 List of Banned Substances and Methods.

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Three Russian Cyclists Sue WADA, McLaren After Missing Olympics

Three Russian cyclists are suing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and investigator Richard McLaren for damages after McLaren’s report to WADA kept them out of the Rio Olympics last summer.

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New Study Estimates Doping Prevalence of At Least 30% in Elite Sports

A group of researchers have released a new study in the Sports Medicine journal earlier this week, and the results indicate…

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FINA Announces Three Doping Suspensions

Over the past month, FINA announced three doping suspensions., including a 2012 Greek Olympian.

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Mack Horton Reheats Rivalry With Sun Yang in Presser

In a pre-meet press conference on Friday at the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Australian swimmer Mack Horton renewed…

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Latvia’s Oskars Udris Slapped With Two-Year Ban for Doping

Oskars Udris of Latvia has been given a two-year ban from eligibility for a doping offense. On November 25th of…

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World Anti-Doping Agency to Establish Independent Testing Authority

The WADA convened today in an Olympic Anti-Doping summit, concluding with a recommendation to establish a testing agency fully independent from the individual sports federations or national anti-doping organizations.

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In Light of Leaks, WADA Releases FAQs on Therapeutic Use Exemptions

In light of cyber-espionage group Fancy Bear’s cyber-attacks on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the resulting leaks in top American athletes’ medical…

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Russian Sports Minister to IOC: “We Are Very Grateful”

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko thinks that the IOC made the right decision today in refraining from implementing a blanket…

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USADA: IOC Decision Is “Significant Blow” to Clean Athletes’ Rights

The BBC is reporting that the United States Anti-Doping Association (USADA) said that the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC‘s) decision not…

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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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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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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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WADA Revises Its International Standard for Laboratories

It was recently announced that an anti-doping laboratory in Madrid was suspended by the WADA. According to the organization, this…

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