Progress being made in doping battle: WADA chief

2017-03-29 22:30

Progress is being made in the war on doping with educational programmes among the measures targeting 'institutionalised doping.'

Russian coaches can't work without doping - Mutko

2017-02-07 20:34

Russian coaches "don't understand how to work without doping" says Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko as the IAAF extend the ban on athletes from that country.

Kenya to put 109 athletes under doping scrutiny

2017-01-10 16:02

Kenya is to put 109 elite athletes under the watch of a team of selected doctors in a bid to stop doping.

IAAF says 200 Russians named in doping report

2017-01-03 21:37

The IAAF says it will check 200 Russian athletes if they apply to compete as neutral competitors this year.

Putin signs strict anti-doping law

2016-11-22 16:11

President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that introduces prison terms for coaches and medical staff who coerce athletes into using performance-enhancing drugs.

WADA says Russian hackers published athletes' medical data

2016-09-14 09:50

The World Anti-Doping Agency says Russian hackers broke into its database and posted some athletes' confidential medical data online.

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.


Semenya to be retrospectively awarded gold

2017-02-12 08:40

The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to ban Russia’s Mariya Savinova-Farnosova means Caster Semenya is in line to become SA’s greatest athlete.

Trusted doctors to watch Kenyan runners for doping

2017-01-16 18:31

A 'trustable' team of doctors will start monitoring Kenya's top runners in a bid to stamp out doping that has tainted the country's athletics.

IAAF says 200 Russians named in doping report

2017-01-03 21:40

The IAAF says it will check 200 Russian athletes if they apply to compete as neutral competitors this year.

Russia blasts NYT doping 'conspiracy' report

2016-12-28 16:06

Russia blasted a report in The New York Times that officials have acknowledged a massive sports doping conspiracy.

WADA releases list of prohibited substances

2016-09-30 10:16

The WADA has released its 2017 list of prohibited substances for athletes, adding a drug used for treating eating disorders to its catalog.

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

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