“Confidence in Russia’s anti-doping system remains very low”

In December, the sanction against Russia ends and the president of the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA), Witold Bańka, spoke about what the process will be like to verify if the provisions were met. From Russia they asked not to politicize the decision.

Kamila Valieva, from a historic leap to a possible tough doping sanction

At just 15 years old, at the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games, the Russian woman became the first female ice skater to make a quadruple jump, but one day later, her doping became public. They are asking for a four-year suspension.

Romanian tennis star Simona Halep suspended after testing positive for banned substance

The 31-year-old had a positive sample during a test at the 2022 U.S. Open which has triggered a mandatory provisional suspension

British sprinter CJ Ujah banned by the AIU for 22 months after positive test in Tokyo

The British 4x100 were stripped of their silver medal as the Canadian and Chinese have been elevated second and third. Due to Ujah’s cooperation and admission he be allowed to return to track and field starting in June 2023

HBO’s REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL returns Tuesday September 27

Las consecuencias de la descalificación de Nairo Quintana del Tour de Francia: los puntos y el dinero que se perdió

El ‘escarabajo’ y su equipo recibieron un par de golpes con la descalificación. El bolsillo del pedalista se vio afectado, además de la posición del conjunto francés en la clasificación de la UCI

Frédéric Donzé, WADA COO, passes away at the age of 50

Donzé was one of a new generation of Swiss sports administrators

WADA chief investigator criticizes Russian athlete ban

Richard McLaren worked for WADA on Russian doping claims during Sochi 2014 Olympics

2012 Olympic silver medalist Nijel Amos will not compete in Eugene due to doping allegations

Amos was notified his June 4th blood sample revealed a banned substance, after already arriving in Eugene to prepare for the World Championships

Russia and Belarus in doubt for Paris 2024 Games

Both countries face qualification challenges due to federations’ current ban on athletes from both countries

Uzbekistan para powerlifter banned by IPC for three years over positive doping result

Iskander Tursunbaev tested positive on three different urine samples

Indian discus athlete Kamalpreet Kaur provisionally suspended for positive steroid sample

This summer’s World Championships are in doubt as Kamalpreet tests positive for the ‘Ben Johnson’ drug Stanozolol

WADA and SuperSport announce historic partnership

The Africa-based broadcaster SuperSport will be an official sponsor of WADA

IWF stands in solidarity with anti-doping division of Court of Arbitration

The court recently stripped Kazakh weightlifter Nijat Rahimov of his 2016 Olympic gold medal

Olympic historian expects more positives and possible medal reallocations from re-testing of London 2012 samples

However, Bill Mallon does not foresee many retroactive doping cases from recent Games: “They know how sensitive the tests are now and they know they can’t get away with very much any more.”

Russian Sports Minister updates “Valieva Case” and considers that positive doping result was “an accident”

Oleg Matytsin says that despite “closed borders,” RUSADA continues with its investigations and with a “constructive dialogue” with WADA

“Enough is enough:” Edwin Moses says Russia and Belarus should be banned from Paris 2024 and Milano-Cortina 2026

The Olympic gold medalist and emeritus chair of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said the invasion of Ukraine on the heels of doping scandals warrants immediate action by the IOC

A new U.S. Anti-Doping Chief takes charge

Dr. Rahul Gupta is the first physician to lead U.S. office for drug control policy

Points of View: Russia Faces Revulsion for Years to Come

The invasion of Ukraine has created animus towards Russia in the world of sport that is likely to last for years, says Craig Reedie, Ex-President of WADA and former IOC member in Great Britain

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) issues new testing guidelines

‘Appalled’ by Russia’s invasion agency seek to handle testing in safest way possible

After her Olympic tragedy, Kamila Valieva left Beijing and landed in Moscow without speaking to the press

Russian sports minister calls for international solidarity with the young figure skater, while conflict between the World Anti-Doping Agency and the CAS panel escalates

“It’s a trifecta of substances” Reports say Valieva test result reveals presence of three drugs, not just trimetazidine

According to the New York Times, two of the substances are not on the banned list but their presence in Valieva’s system is difficult to explain

Kamila Valieva could have inadvertently ingested grandfather’s heart medication

The 15-year-old Russian figure skater is scheduled to compete in the women’s short program Tuesday night

Will she be allowed to skate? The status of Kamila Valieva remains uncertain ahead of women’s short program

Valieva tested positive for a banned substance and could be stripped of a gold medal in the team event.

UCI anti-doping program deemed comprehensive following WADA audit

A recent audit of cycling‘s anti-doping system conducted by the World Anti-Doping Agency yielded positive findings for the UCI and ITA. The audit deemed cycling’s anti-doping system as comprehensive overall.

United States releases remaining 2021 funds to WADA after previously threatening to withhold payment

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy released the remaining amount of annual funding owed to WADA after the United States had previously threatened to withhold its funding for the international anti-doping body over a governance reform dispute.

IBA renews partnership with the International Testing Agency

The International Boxing Association has renewed its partnership with the International Testing Agency as the scandal-stricken sport attempts to reform its image in time for the 2028 Summer Olympics

IMMAF achieves WADA signatory status

FIFA World Cup Plans Get Frosty Response at Olympic Summit

Every two years is too much say Olympic leaders at annual summit.

WADA approves governance reforms amid criticism from athlete groups

A meeting of the WADA Executive Committee and Foundation Board in Paris has resulted in a number of governance reforms at a time when WADA is facing increased criticism from athlete advocacy groups over the agency’s governance.