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.
Biathlon Integrity Unit charges Russian biathlete Sergey Ustyugov with anti-doping violation, raising concerns over fair play.
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.
In Doha, the IWF Executive Board held an extraordinary meeting, swiftly addressing allegations from Germany's ARD TV report, focusing on reputation restoration.
The work on analysis of the World Anti-Doping Code and the organization of Swedish Anti-Doping is intensified.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.