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.

Three Russians banned after Beijing retesting

2017-06-21 21:29

The Beijing Olympics relay silver medallist Anastasiya Kapachinskaya and two other Russian athletes were banned for four years for doping.

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.


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.

WADA partially lifts Russian anti-doping agency ban

2017-06-27 18:16

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced a decision to give the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) the right for planning and collecting of doping samples.

WADA imposes partial ban on US anti-doping lab

2017-06-20 20:23

WADA has issued a three-month partial accreditation suspension to the Los Angeles Olympic Laboratory for analysing certain banned substances.

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.

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