doping

Russia's Valieva explains her failed drugs test

Russia's Valieva explains her failed drugs test

Attorneys for Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva argued that the banned substance trimetazidine entered her system through a medication that her grandfather takes, a member of the International Olympic Committee confirmed Tuesday. …

IOC urges Russia to withdraw from Olympics

IOC urges Russia to withdraw from Olympics

Russia needs a timeout for one or even three Olympic games after the doping scandal involving Kamila Valieva, the oldest member of the International Olympic Committee, the first president of the World Anti-Doping Agency Dick Pound said. …

Iranian alpine skier suspended after positive dope test

Iranian alpine skier suspended after positive dope test

Iranian Alpine skier Hossein Saveh-Shemshaki has been provisionally suspended after a sample collected returned an adverse analytical finding (AAF), the International Testing Agency said. The ITA said the sample, collected during an …

9 doping scandals that changed sports

9 doping scandals that changed sports

Athletes have always been driven to win, but the advent of performance-enhancing drugs has resulted in stripped titles, ban from sports and more

FIFA opens doping cases against 3 Russian players

FIFA opens doping cases against 3 Russian players

World soccer’s governing body FIFA has opened disciplinary cases against three Russian footballers for suspected doping violations in 2013, according to the Russian Football Union. The report did not identify the footballers but …

WADA decides not to appeal ruling on Russia ban

WADA decides not to appeal ruling on Russia ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says it has decided not to appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) ruling that halved Russia's international ban for doping offenses to the Swiss federal court. WADA made the …

WADA provisionally suspends approved status of Moscow lab

WADA provisionally suspends approved status of Moscow lab

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has provisionally suspended the WADA-approved status of the National Anti-Doping Laboratory of Moscow, WADA press service said. This provisional suspension prohibits the Moscow Laboratory from …

WADA bans Russian sports for four years

WADA bans Russian sports for four years

The Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has approved recommendations of the Compliance Review Committee (CRC) to declare Russia non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code for a period of four years.  WADA …

Russia faces four-year suspension from major sporting events

Russia faces four-year suspension from major sporting events

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) confirmed that its Compliance Review Committee (CRC) recommended the organization’s Executive Committee (ExCo) to bar Russia from taking part in international competitions for a four-year period, the WADA …

Georgia's Modzmanashvil stripped of 2012 Olympic silver

Georgia's Modzmanashvil stripped of 2012 Olympic silver

Georgian freestyle wrestler Davit Modzmanashvili has been stripped of his 2012 London Olympics silver medal after testing positive for an anabolic steroid, the Georgia National Olympic Committee said.  The …

Kremlin: Russia and WADA reach understanding

Kremlin: Russia and WADA reach understanding

Russia and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had reached an understanding on the handover of data from the former Moscow anti-doping laboratory, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Russia was due to hand over …

Russia and WADA agree on details of Moscow lab data transfer

Russia and WADA agree on details of Moscow lab data transfer

The Russian authorities and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have agreed on the details of the transfer of data concerning test samples stored at the Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory, Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov …