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Suspicious blood levels found in four Serie A players

High blood values in the samples of four Serie A footballers have raised suspicions about the possible use of the banned blood-enhancing drug EPO, Italian media reported on Thursday.

Russian Biathlete Sergey Ustyugov Charged with Anti-Doping Violation

Biathlon Integrity Unit charges Russian biathlete Sergey Ustyugov with anti-doping violation, raising concerns over fair play.

Maksim Tikhomirov provisionally suspended

Maksim Tikhomirov has accepted a voluntary provisional suspension under Article 8.3.5(a) of the 2020 Tennis Anti-Doping Programme (the "Programme"), pending determination of the charge against him pursuant to Article 8 of the Programme.

IWF Acts Decisively to Restore Reputation

In Doha, the IWF Executive Board held an extraordinary meeting, swiftly addressing allegations from Germany's ARD TV report, focusing on reputation restoration.

Joint work to find the best organization of Swedish Anti-Doping

The work on analysis of the World Anti-Doping Code and the organization of Swedish Anti-Doping is intensified.

FIS to follow WADA decision

FIS acknowledges today’s decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee declaring RUSADA's non-compliance and will review the sanctions in view of taking the defined steps in line with the obligations of FIS as a signatory of the World Anti-Doping Code. As emphasised by the Olympic Summit the sanctions should follow the rules of natural justice and respect human rights.

UKAD: The only possible outcome

UKAD Chief Executive, Nicole Sapstead said: “We welcome today’s decision to declare RUSADA non-compliant, and the decisive action by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) to impose four-year sanctions on Russian athletes and support personnel.

RUSADA's Misconduct: Urgent Implementation Needed by WADA

CEO of Germany's Anti-Doping Agency extends gratitude to WADA's CRC and Intelligence Team for their unwavering efforts in today's crucial decision.

USADA: Yet another devastating blow to clean athletes,

Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 9, 2019) – “To allow Russia to escape a complete ban is yet another devastating blow to clean athletes, the integrity of sport and the rule of law. And, in turn, the reaction by all those who value sport should be nothing short of a revolt against this broken system to force reform.

Global Athlete Start-Up Group Statement: WADA has robbed athletes

9 December 2019: Today the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has robbed athletes worldwide of their right to clean sport due to their inability to enforce the strongest possible sanctions on Russia. Strong sanctions which would include a complete ban of Russia and Russian athletes at all international competitions including the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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