Sri Lanka gets Aussie help to fight doping in sports

2018-06-18 15:16

Sri Lanka has launched a joint effort with Australia to tackle drug cheats, including athletes using traditional medicines to hide banned substances.

Ex-Bok forward Johnson fails doping test

2018-04-20 18:51

Former South African international Ashley Johnson has been suspended by the Rugby Football Union after failing a drugs test.

Hungarian Olympic champion Pars handed doping ban

2018-04-11 21:10

Hungarian hammer thrower Kristian Pars, a gold-medal winner at the 2012 London Olympics, has been banned after failing a doping test.

IOC lifts doping ban on Russia - Moscow official

2018-02-28 17:20

The International Olympic Committee has lifted a doping ban against Russia, restoring the country's rights in full, Russian officials said.

Russia pays $15 million Olympic doping fine - source

2018-02-21 16:37

Russia has paid the $15 million it was fined in December when it was suspended by the International Olympic Committee for mass doping.

Japanese vows to clear name in first Olympics drug case

2018-02-13 16:17

Japanese skater Kei Saito vowed to clear his name after testing positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Rumsas Jr gets four-year doping ban

2018-01-24 16:50

Raimondas Rumsas Jr, son of the Lithuanian rider of the same name, has been banned for doping, the Italian anti-doping agency confirmed.

French anti-doping lab pronounced clean again

2017-12-21 22:17

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has reinstated the French laboratory which was suspended because of contaminated samples.

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

2017-12-06 08:30

Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee over its state-orchestrated doping programme.

IOC defends stance on Russian doping

2017-08-04 20:18

The IOC defended its stance on Russia despite being criticised for baulking at calls to ban the country outright from last year's Rio Olympics.


Tensions emerge at WADA meeting over Russia suspension

2018-05-17 18:21

The first signs of divisions within WADA have emerged with officials aligned to the Olympic movement questioning the body's ongoing sanctions against Russia.

French rider Di Gregorio suspended over doping

2018-04-11 22:30

French rider Remy Di Gregorio has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned hormone in last month's Paris-Nice road race.

Athletics maintains Russia ban over doping

2018-03-06 16:49

The governing body of world athletics said it was maintaining Russia's ban from the sport over mass doping.

Russian Olympic curler pulls out of CAS doping hearing

2018-02-21 23:43

The Russian curler who failed a doping test at the Winter Olympics has pulled out of a hearing about his case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

'Stressed' Norway curler's fury over Russian dope fail

2018-02-20 14:40

A curler from Norway who finished fourth in the Olympic mixed doubles behind a Russian who then failed a drug test wants the situation resolved.

Russia to create competition for banned Olympic athletes

2018-01-31 22:42

President Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to organise a sports competition for Russian athletes banned from the upcoming Winter Games.

Schoeman to co-operate with doping investigation

2018-01-20 14:30

Henri Schoeman will co-operate fully with an International Triathlon Union investigation into whether he breached doping regulations.

Russia making progress over doping says Coe

2017-12-17 18:58

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe believes Russia is showing a significant change in its attitude to tackling doping.

30% of athletes at 2011 worlds admitted doping

2017-08-29 20:09

At least 30 percent of those who competed at the 2011 IAAF World Championships admitted to having used banned substances during their careers.

Six Russians banned for doping

2017-08-02 20:39

Russia's doping crisis continued as the Russian athletics federation (RusAF) banned six athletes for failing tests.

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