Travis Tygart

WADA President Declines Invitation to Testify at Congressional Hearing on Anti-Doping

WADA president Witold Banka (pictured left) has declined an invitation to testify at Tuesday’s Congressional subcommittee hearing on the anti-doping system.

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Michael Phelps Testifying at Congressional Hearing on Anti-Doping Ahead of Paris Olympics

The most decorated Olympian ever, 28-time medalist Michael Phelps will testify Tuesday at a House of Representatives Subcommittee hearing on anti-doping.

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Kensey McMahon Offered Entry Into Enhanced Games After Doping Suspension

McMahon received a four-year suspension from USADA after she tested positive for the banned substance vadadustat during the 2023 U.S. National Championships.

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USADA Puts WADA On Blast For Sweeping “23 Positive Tests Under The Carpet”

USADA slammed WADA with a lengthy statement that included them picking apart WADA’s recently-published FAQ document on the Chinese doping scandal.

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IOC President Thomas Bach Has ‘Full Confidence’ in WADA Over Chinese Doping Case

“If the procedures are followed, there is no reason for them not to be there,” Thomas Bach said about Chinese swimmers competing at the Olympics this summer.

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Un Procuratore Indipendente Revisionerà La Gestione Di WADA Dello Scandalo Doping

WADA ha invitato il procuratore indipendente Eric Cottier a condurre una revisione approfondita della gestione dello scandalo doping cinese

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WADA Invites Independent Prosecutor Eric Cottier For Thorough Review Of Chinese Scandal

Cottier has two primary questions to address in relation to 23 Chinese swimmers testing positive for trimetazidine (TMZ) in 2021.

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WADA Points to Contamination Case in U.S. as Precedent for Clearing Chinese Swimmers in 2021

“If we had to do it over again now, we would do exactly the same thing,” WADA president Witold Banka said at a press conference on Monday.

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China Responds to Allegations of Widespread 2021 Doping: ‘Fake News’

“The Chinese swimmers involved were neither at fault nor guilty of negligence, and their behavior did not constitute a doping violation,” an official said.

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Olympic Swimmers React to Chinese Doping Scandal: ‘Ban Them All and Never Compete Again’

“Wow. Ban them all and never compete again,” British Olympic champion James Guy wrote on social media. “Give Slam (Duncan Scott) his gold medal now.”

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WADA and USADA Spar Over Handling Of Chinese Swimmers’ Positive TMZ Tests In Press Releases

WADA threated legal action based on Travis Tygart, CEO of USADA’s comments to the NY Times; USADA hit back with a statement of their own.

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Nearly 1,000 Athletes Assess USADA’s Effectiveness in New Survey

One in 10 respondents reported personally knowing an elite international athlete who is doping while one in 20 reported knowing a doper in the U.S.

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White House Pushing For Rule Review On Cannabis Use In Sport

After track star Sha’Carri Richardson failed to qualify for the U.S. Olympic team due to a positive marijuana test, the White House is in pursuit of change.

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NSW District Lawyer Speaks Up In Defense Of Shayna Jack

Support of banned Shayna Jack continues to grow, as another prominent figure has voiced his backing of the Australian sprint star.

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USADA’s Travis Tygart Speaks In Defense Of Shayna Jack

USADA CEO Travis Tygart spoke recently to ABC News regarding his stance on the Shanya Jack (AUS) situation, one which resulted in her 2-year ban.

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