ARTICLES RELATING TO DOPING

Russia stripped of 2008 relay title

2016-08-17 10:34

Russia was ordered to return its gold medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m women's relay after Yulia Chermoshanskaya tested positive.

Sole Russian track athlete appeals Rio ban

2016-08-14 03:00

The IAAF says it has banned the only Russian in Olympic track and field from competition and that she is appealing the ruling.

First wave of doping hits Rio 2016

2016-08-06 18:16

After Friday's opening ceremony, it has been revealed that two athletes will be sent home from the Olympic Games due to doping on Saturday.

IOC stop short of complete ban on Russians

2016-07-25 10:51

Olympic leaders gave individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete next month's Rio Games.

Russians lose track appeal; IOC to weigh total ban

2016-07-21 21:31

Russian track and field athletes have failed to overturn their Olympic ban

Key court ruling as IOC weighs Russia's Rio fate

2016-07-21 11:09

CAS is to rule on an appeal by 68 Russian athletes barred from the Rio Games, as the IOC debates a blanket ban on Russia.

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WATCH: Are our Rio 2016 athletes drug free?

Khalid Galant, the CEO for the South African Institute for Drug-free Sport joined us in studio to discuss the latest WADA report on samples taken from South African athletes. In this video we discuss the Rio Olympics and how to ensure they're drug free. Watch.

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2 Russian weightlifters banned for doping

2016-07-20 12:18

Two Russian weightlifters have been banned for doping in a further hit to the credibility of both Russian sport ahead of the Rio Olympics.

4 Russian officials suspended over doping saga

2016-07-19 16:43

Russia's sports minister suspended four more officials over allegations of state-run doping as the IOC could ban them from the Rio Games.

Mouse hole and 'magicians' - how Russia doped

2016-07-19 10:04

A discreet "mouse hole" through a wall, hid tampered samples had night-time visits by Russian secret service agents dubbed "the magicians".

 

WADA reinstates Beijing laboratory

2016-08-16 17:17

The World Anti-Doping Agency has reinstated the Beijing laboratory that had been suspended from anti-doping analyses since April.

Chinese swimmer tests positive - reports

2016-08-12 08:57

Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi has failed a doping test at the Rio Olympics, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.

List of Russians banned from Rio

2016-07-26 12:24

The Russia's Olympic Committee announced the Russian competitors who will be sidelined from the Rio Games over past doping offences.

IOC bows to Putin and Russian dopers

2016-07-25 10:51

Column: IOC bows to Putin and blows a chance to make a statement on doping.

CAS rejects Russia Olympic ban appeal

2016-07-21 11:53

The IAAF has welcomed CAS's rejection of Russia's doping appeal, declaring the ruling "has created a level playing field for athletes".

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What the latest WADA report says about doping trends in SA

The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport CEO, Khalid Galant, joined us in studio to discuss findings from the latest World Anti-Doping Agency report where 1854 samples were taken. We find out who the biggest offenders were, and the 'doping trends'. Watch.

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Timeline of Russian doping scandal

2016-07-20 14:20

A look at a timeline of Russian doping and corruption scandals after the IOC will look into legal options to keep the country from competing in Rio.

IOC studying 'legal options' on Russian ban

2016-07-19 19:02

The IOC will study "legal options" before deciding whether to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics.

IOC's future at stake over Russia's Rio fate

2016-07-19 11:17

If the IOC does not ban Russia from the Rio Olympics for a state-supported doping scheme, they face possible destruction, athletes warned.

WADA: Ban Russia until 'culture change' achieved

2016-07-18 17:41

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called for global sport bodies to bar Russia from any sports activities.

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