ARTICLES RELATING TO DOPING

WADA suspends Athens anti-doping lab for 6 months

2019-10-03 21:12

WADA officials suspended the accreditation of the Athens doping control laboratory for up to six months saying the Greek lab no longer meets global standards.

Russia could be banned from competing in major sporting events, including the Olympics and the World Cup, over suspicious doping results

2019-09-28 15:15

Russia has been given three weeks to explain inconsistent doping test results it submitted to the World Anti Doping Association.

Biggest-ever anti-doping blitz arrests 234 people

2019-07-08 21:41

A vast international police operation involving 33 countries and the World Anti-Doping Agency has seized millions of doping substances and arrested 234 people,

Russian biathletes banned for 4 years over mass doping

2019-06-25 17:30

Russian biathletes Alexandr Pechenkin and Alexander Chernyshov were each banned for four years for doping violations linked to a state-run doping scheme.

Doping cheat Armstrong says he 'wouldn't change a thing'

2019-05-24 10:33

Disgraced former American cyclist Lance Armstrong says he wouldn't change a thing about the reign of doping.

WADA to pick new chief amid Russia doping controversy

2019-05-13 20:49

The World Anti-Doping Agency meets this week to strike a gentleman’s agreement on who will take over from current head Craig Reedie.

Russia's ban from Paralympics ends ... with conditions

2019-03-15 15:24

Russia's return to the Paralympics after doping scandals has been confirmed, though athletes face extra drug tests.

Second Austrian cyclist admits to doping

2019-03-04 11:13

A second Austrian cyclist has admitted to doping after six athletes were arrested last week in a probe into an international doping ring.

Cycling to start tramadol tests during Paris-Nice

2019-01-22 17:00

The first tests for tramadol, a painkiller which will be banned in cycling from March 1, will be carried out at the Paris-Nice race, the UCI.

WADA say 'successfully retrieved' doping data from Moscow lab

2019-01-17 21:41

WADA said that they have "successfully retrieved" data from the Moscow laboratory at the heart of Russia's state-sponsored doping scandal.

 

New blood spot test could be anti-doping 'game-changer'

2019-10-03 20:11

Developing dried blood-spot testing could be a "game-changer" for the anti-doping community says WADA.

Former Bulls lock suspended over failed drugs test

2019-07-12 15:30

Stade Francais lock Hendre Stassen has been provisionally suspended by the French Anti-Doping Agency after failing a drug test.

WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files

2019-07-02 20:11

WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory.

IAAF maintain ban on doping-tainted Russia - source

2019-06-08 20:25

Russia's participation at the Doha world championships remains on tenterhooks after the IAAF voted to maintain its ban on the track and field giants over doping.

World anti-doping body proposes Poland's Banka as next head

2019-05-14 20:28

The World Anti-Doping Agency will put forward Poland's sports minister Witold Banka as its candidate to be the body's next president.

6 Kazakhstan athletes fail to return Olympic medals

2019-04-26 15:19

Kazakhstan says six of its athletes have failed to return their Olympic medals after being stripped of the honours for doping.

WADA making progress with Russian lab data

2019-03-06 21:25

WADA has said that they are making progress processing the data their experts retrieved from the Moscow anti-doping lab in January.

Russia avoids new doping penalties over missed deadline: WADA

2019-01-22 22:35

Russia will not face new penalties for missing a December deadline to allow investigators access a Moscow laboratory.

Russia waits on WADA missed doping deadline verdict

2019-01-21 20:12

Russia will soon discover whether they are to face fresh sanctions over the missed deadline to allow WADA access to a Moscow laboratory.

WADA team behind schedule in extracting Moscow lab data

2019-01-15 22:49

WADA experts are taking longer than expected to extract testing data from the old Moscow anti-doping laboratory, a spokesperson for the agency has said.

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