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.

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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Salazar hits back at doping allegations

2015-06-24 21:01

American track coach Alberto Salazar is hitting back at doping allegations against him and has released a lengthy rebuttal.

Ex-F1 racer Montagny banned for doping

2015-03-29 15:33

Ex-Formula 1 racer Franck Montagny has been handed a two-year ban by the sport's governing body after he failed a dope test while competing in the new Formula E electric series in November.

Grobler knowingly doped

2015-02-05 13:27

Sean says WP lock Gerbrandt Grobler should assist local doping agencies to find the source of the banned substances.

Doping crisis grave - Kiplagat

2015-01-09 16:20

The head of Kenya's athletics governing body says the crisis over doping among the distance runners is "as bad as HIV/Aids".

WADA powerful with new code

2013-11-12 19:00

Revised rules governing the anti-doping battle will give WADA wider powers to act against non-compliance and tighten punishment.

WADA probes Jamaica's testing

2013-10-14 13:30

The world's anti doping agency is probing Jamaica over allegations of a serious lapse in testing prior to the London Olympics

Johnson heads anti-dope drive

2013-08-29 21:25

Disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson is the face of a new anti-doping campaign and says he will return to the Olympic stadium in Seoul.


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.

Night-time Tour raids possible - Cookson

2015-07-07 20:38

International cycling union president Brian Cookson says doping investigators may stage night-time raids to test Tour de France riders.

Dane Sorensen admits doping

2015-06-22 18:00

Former Danish champion road cyclist and Tour de France rider Nicki Sorensen has admitted doping during the early part of his career.

Kenya warns doping cheats

2015-02-13 16:38

Kenya's sports minister has warned that athletes caught doping will be consigned to the "dustbin of history".

Punish clubs whose players dope

2015-02-03 14:54

Jake says rugby clubs should face serious action if their players are found guilty of taking steroids.

Two Kenyan runners banned for doping

2014-12-16 15:30

Kenyan marathon runners Viola Kimetto and Joyce Kiplimo have been banned for two years for doping, Athletics Kenya (AK) said.

Jamaica facing Olympic ban

2013-10-22 16:00

Jamaica's athletes, including Usain Bolt, could be banned from the Olympics due to their handling of recent drug scandals.

CAS targets quick verdicts

2013-10-09 21:30

Doping appeals by Marin Cilic and Viktor Troicki at the Court of Arbitration for Sport should be decided within a month.

Rio suffers anti-doping blow

2013-08-27 20:07

WADA have said that the accreditation of the anti-doping laboratory in 2016 Olympic host city Rio de Janeiro has been revoked.

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