Efimova Sends Letter to FINA Asking to Lift Her Temporary Suspension

Earlier today, the ongoing controversy surrounding doping, specifically the drug meldonium, got even more complicated as the WADA announced that…


Newly-Formed WADA Compliance Review Committee Holds April Meeting

In compliance with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code, the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) has formed a committee, the Compliance Review…

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Run it Back: Recapping Russian and Chinese Doping Scandals

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.


Brazil Passes Anti-Doping Legislation Just Under WADA Buzzer

Just in the nick of time, the Brazilian government passed necessary legislation to avoid seeing its compliance status dented by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).


IOC To Hand Over Rio Doping Case Rulings To CAS

In the ever-evolving global anti-doping environment, this week the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced a significant change in the handling of positive drug tests rendered during the Rio Olympic Games.

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WADA’s Updated List of Prohibited Substances Effective January 1

With the new year comes the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) updated list of Prohibited Substances, which took effect on January 1, 2016.


Japan Possibly Following Germany With Anti-Doping Law Legislation

Japan is now considering legislation to criminalize doping in sports.


German Law Criminalizing Athletes Caught Doping Now In Effect

Germany’s law proposing jail time for athletes testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs is now in effect.


Head of Beleaguered RUSADA Resigns As Russia Attempts to Move Forward

Director-General Ramil Khabriev has stepped down as head of the Russian anti-doping agency, RUSADA.

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USA Swimming, USADA Partner To Approach FINA On Doping Situation

Chinese Olympian, Sun Yang, is one of the athletes whose doping case will be discussed in an upcoming meet between USA Swimming, USADA and FINA.


After Russia, Italy Becomes Focus of Anti-Doping Attention

Italy is the latest country to be embroiled in controversy over anti-doping violations.

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WADA Deems 6 Nations Non-Compliant, Explores Independent Testing Role

In the aftermath of the Independent Commission’s Report, the board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) convened yesterday in Colorado…

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Swimming Australia “Concerned” Over Two Year Delay In Palmer Doping

Swimming Australia is concerned over FINA’s two-year delay in informing Kylie Palmer of her positive doping test. Palmer was given a warning and stripped of a 2013 medal.

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Collaborative Anti-Doping Efforts Converged in Kazan

In conjunction with the 2015 FINA World Championships, the Legal Advisory Group to the Council of Europe Anti-Doping Convention visited…

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WADA claims FINA ignored info requests, causing two-year delay in Kylie Palmer doping case

Yet another wrinkle in the ongoing anti-doping saga involving Olympian Kylie Palmer: WADA now blames FINA for the two-year delay between test and punishment, saying the swimming federation ignored info requests.