Travis Tygart

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.


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.


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.


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.


WADA Risponde Alla Minaccia USA Di Ritirare I Fondi: Conseguenze Per Gli Atleti

WADA risponde alla minaccia degli Stati Uniti di ritirare i fondi nazionali dicendo che questa decisione potrebbe avere ricadute sugli atleti statunitensi.

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WADA Could Bar Team USA From Olympics If U.S. Withdraws Funding

Earlier this summer, the U.S. government threatened to withdraw funding from WADA. Now, WADA has fired back with the possibility of Olympic exclusion.


USADA Rules American Boxer Failed Doping Test after Sexual Transmission

Although not specific to swimming, USADA released a doping decision related to a boxer that could have ripple effects in other sports moving forward.


USADA’s Tygart on Worlds Podium Protests: ‘Shame on the System… Shame on Us’

USADA CEO Travis Tygart blames the system for putting athletes like Mack Horton and Duncan Scott in a position where they felt the need to protest.


US Anti-Doping Agency Endorses NSF Certified for Sport Program

In a somewhat surprising move, USADA is recognizing the NSF Certified for Sport program as the best way for athletes to ensure they are taking clean supplements.


WADA Officials Pick Polish Sports Minister as Candidate for New President

Though the official vote will come in November, WADA effectively selected Poland’s Witold Banka as its fourth president Tuesday.

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IOC Athletes Commission Releases Statement On RUSADA Missed Deadline

“As members of the IOC Athletes’ Commission, we are extremely disappointed and concerned by the fact that RUSADA has missed the deadline of 31 December 2018 to hand over the LIMS data from the Moscow laboratory to WADA,” reads a portion of the group’s statement.


WADA To Consider Re-Suspending Russia After Missed Data Deadline

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will hold a committee meeting on January 14 to weigh a potential re-suspension and other sanctions after Russia failed to meet a December 31 deadline for turning over anti-doping information.


Katie Ledecky, Lilly King Speak at White House Anti-Doping Summit

Olympians Katie Ledecky and Lilly King were among the group of athletes to speak at an “emergency” anti-doping summit Wednesday.

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Travis Tygart To WADA: ‘Winning… Is Doing It The Right Way’

Travis Tygart, the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), speaks out in WADA’s latest video about the reasons athletes dope and the importance of whistleblowers in stopping corruption.

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Katie Ledecky Wins 4th-Straight USA Swimming Athlete of the Year Award

Katie Ledecky has added another award to her record-setting year.