ARTICLES RELATING TO DOPING

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".

Doping samples switched at 2013 world champs

2016-07-18 16:01

Doping failures by athletes at the 2013 world athletics championships in Moscow were swapped before being sent on for testing reports have suggested.

WATCH: Three arrested over Kenya doping video

2016-07-11 13:33

Three people have been arrested by Kenyan authorities over a video showing athletes allegedly doping, reports say..

IOC calls for major 2017 anti-doping summit

2016-06-21 22:15

The IOC will call for a special summit on doping to be convened next year as part of its effort to purge drug cheats from sport.

14 Russian athletes at 2008 Olympics doped

2016-05-24 19:04

Russia's Olympic Committee says 14 of its athletes in the 2008 Beijing Olympics had been found positive for doping in new tests.

 

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.

UK anti-doping body criticised over drug claims

2016-07-11 15:27

The UKAD has been heavily criticised for its handling of information relating to a doctor who was allegedly supplying athletes with banned substances.

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.

New drug claims rock Russia

2016-06-16 08:30

Hundreds of attempts to carry out drug tests on Russian athletes this year have been thwarted, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) claims.

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The science behind doping: Sharapova, Russia and Rio 2016

Sports scientist Ross Tucker spoke to News24 Live last week about some of the latest revelations involving high-profile sportsmen and women and doping, and how this scourge might be controlled ahead of the Summer Olympics in Rio. Watch.

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