A national anti-doping organization is considering banning an athlete for just two years for Evading, Refusing or Failing to Submit to Sample Collection - Article 2.3 in the World Anti-Doping Code. The normal length is four years.
Since 2021 it has been possible to test athletes before they compete. Serbian tennis-star Novak Djokovic refused to be tested at the Davis Cup in Malaga, Spain. He could now face a longer ban from sport.
Associate Professor (Sport Management) and Sport Integrity Research Lead at University of Canberra, Catherine Ordway has worked in the field of anti-doping since the 1990s. We took a Q&A-interview with her.
After being on the Monitoring Program over years, the WADA Executive Committee has decided to put Tramadol on the Prohibited List as of 2024.
ITIA has banned Romanian tennis player Simona Halep for a period of four years following after testing positive for Roxadustat and for irregularities in ABP.
The UCI has provisionally suspended the Colombian Rider Miguel Ángel López. The colombian name came up during the investigation of Dr Marcos Maynar.
UCI has disqualified French rider Alex Baudin from Giro d'Italia after he tested positive for Tramadol.
The Disciplinary Tribunal has found that Tobi Amusan has not committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation of 3 Whereabouts Failures within a 12-month period.
From the Moscow Summer Games in 1980 to Sochi in 2014, doping accusations have shadowed Russian sports.
The International Testing Agency will hold a webinar on Whereabouts and it's responsibilities on August 30. 2023.