Vladimir Putin

Antidoping: L’Agenzia Russa Propone Appello Contro Sentenza WADA

L’Agenzia Russa Anti-Doping (RUSADA) ha inviato all’Agenzia Mondiale Anti-Doping (WADA) un avviso ufficiale di ricorso in appello

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RUSADA Formally Appeals WADA Sanctions over Tainted Doping Data

RUSADA’s official appeal of the sanctions comes in spite of the organization’s director general fighting against taking the course to the CAS.


Russia: Fight Breaks Among Sports Leaders Over Doping Data Breach

Disputes erupted between Russian countrymen on Thursday during the World Conference On Doping In Sport in Katowice, Poland.


Russians Reportedly Attack World Anti-Doping Agency Computers

Russian state hackers attacked the computer networks of at least 16 national and international sports and anti-doping organizations.


Russian Doping Head Says Russia Manipulated Thousands of Drug Tests

RUSADA head Yuri Ganus says that Russia made thousands of changes to drug tests, some to protect former star athletes now working in sports administration.


German Media: Russia Suspected of Manipulating Moscow Lab Data

German journalists with news outlet ARD are reporting that Russia is suspected of manipulating data from the Moscow Anti-Doping lab.


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.


RUSADA Head Calls On Vladimir Putin To Help Turn Over Data

The director of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has publicly appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin for help in getting Russian officials to turn over doping data ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) deadline.


Alexander Popov Loses ROC Presidential Vote to Stanislav Pozdnyakov

Legendary Russian sprinter and 9-time Olympic medalist Alexander Popov came up short when the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) voted to elect a new president Tuesday.


Exclusive: Paolo Barelli Explains His Vision for FINA and the Future

Paolo Barelli, candidate for FINA President, reached out to SwimSwam for an exclusive interview, explaining his vision for FINA and the future of aquatic sports.

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Russian Swimming Pres Sergey Naryshkin Resigns After New Appointment

Serrgey Nereshkin (right) meets with Russian president Vladimir Putin.

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Russian Documentary Alleges Political Conspiracy Behind Olympic Bans

A Russian documentary alleges “double standards” in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and claims countries like the United States “abuse the system to disqualify foreign competitors who have high chances of beating athletes from their own countries.”


Putin Calls for National Russian Anti-Doping Commission

Without addressing the WADA report that confirms state-sponsored doping in Russia, Vladimir Putin has called for a new Russian anti-doping commission.


Vladimir Putin Says Meldonium Not a Performance-Enhancer

Putin says he doesn’t believe Meldonium should be outlawed, and that further studies should have been done on how long it takes the substance to leave the body.


Vladimir Putin Implicated in Russian Doping By WADA Report

While the report does not directly refer to Swimming, Putin has similar ties to the top of the swimming establishment.