WADA shuts down Rio Olympic doping lab

2016-06-24 21:02

The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended the accreditation of doping control laboratory in Rio, just six weeks before the Olympics.

WADA to re-test Bloem lab samples

2016-05-06 15:58

The World Anti-Doping Agency says samples handled by laboratories recently suspended ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics will be re-tested

Russia top drug offenders - WADA

2016-04-28 09:29

Russia was the top drugs offender in 2014 accounting for 148 of the 1 693 doping violations recorded, the World Anti-Doping Agency has confirmed.

Russia announces anti-doping reforms

2016-04-20 15:30

Russia has appointed international experts to assist with doping reforms as the country strives to clean up its act in time for Rio.

Scandals won't taint 2017 World Champs

2016-04-19 17:03

Recent scandals that have tarnished athletics will not overshadow the 2017 World Championships in London organisers have said.

WADA announces meldonium amnesty

2016-04-13 16:22

Athletes who tested positive for meldonium before March 1 this year could have their bans overturned.

Kenya president hopeful athletes will go to Rio

2016-04-06 17:38

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta expressed his hope that athletes would compete in Rio despite doubts over the country's anti-doping legislation.

Brazil enacts new drug testing legislation

2016-03-17 21:48

Brazil enacted new drug-testing legislation to fall into line with rules of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

99 positive tests for meldonium since January 1

2016-03-12 09:08

The World Anti-Doping Agency has recorded 99 positive tests for the newly banned drug at the centre of the Maria Sharapova case.

Russia still violating anti-doping criteria

2016-03-06 21:01

Russian athletics is still violating the strict doping criteria laid out by the IAAF and WADA a German documentary has claimed.


'Dozens' of athletes likely banned from Rio

2016-05-18 11:30

IOC president Thomas Bach says "dozens" of athletes could be banned from the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio.

WADA suspends Bloem-based doping lab

2016-05-03 18:43

WADA has suspended the accreditation of a drug-testing laboratory in South Africa which was the only accredited facility in Africa.

WADA suspends Beijing anti-doping lab

2016-04-22 10:17

The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended the accreditation of China's national anti-doping laboratory.

Kenya pass anti-doping bill

2016-04-19 18:56

Kenya passed a new law in accordance with WADA demands that will allow their athletes to take part at Rio 2016.

Sharapova still faces hearing

2016-04-14 14:16

Five-time grand slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova still faces a hearing after testing positive for meldonium.

WADA extends Kenya's doping deadline

2016-04-07 16:23

Kenya were given a deadline extension by the World Anti-Doping Agency to implement their code or risk missing out on Rio.

Kenya hopeful of dodging WADA sanctions

2016-04-05 16:27

Kenyan officials are optimistic the country will be granted more time to pass a robust anti-doping law and avoid a threatened Olympics ban.

SA doping control samples to be tested in Qatar

2016-03-14 14:38

Doping control samples taken from athletes in SA will be tested in Doha, Qatar, for six months while operations at the laboratory in Bloemfontein are upgraded.

Russia to investigate new doping allegations

2016-03-07 14:58

The Russian track and field federation says it will investigate new doping-related allegations against Russian coaches.

Kenya dismisses threat of Olympic ban

2016-02-18 21:20

Athletics Kenya shrugged off warnings that teams could be banned from Rio 2016 if the federation is found to be non-compliant in doping investigations.

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