Reduced Number Of Russian Athletes For PyeongChang 2018 Determined

The Invitation Review Panel and the Olympic Athlete from Russia Implementation Group (OARIG) have taken a key step in the process of inviting clean Russian athletes to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

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14,000 Doping Tests Conducted To Safeguard PyeongChang 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that more than 14,000 doping tests have been undertaken on over 6,000 athletes from 61 countries* to safeguard the upcoming Olympic Winter Games that open in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea, on 9 February 2018.

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IOC Sanctions 11 Russians As Part of Oswald Commission Findings

Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published 11 new decisions from the Oswald Commission hearings, which are being conducted in the context of the Sochi 2014 forensic and analytic doping investigations.

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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.


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.


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.


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…


FINA Announces Three Doping Suspensions

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


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…


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.


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…


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…


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…


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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