Russia is on course to have its presence and participation in international sport severely curtailed for four years, after World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) leaders today endorsed the recommendations of the Agency’s Compliance Review Committee (CRC).
The credibility of the fight against drugs will be on the line in the Olympic capital tomorrow when members of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s ultimate policy-making body gather for a key meeting.
Olympic Summit "strongly condemns" Moscow Laboratory data manipulation but warns will not support total ban of Russia
The Olympic Summit has "strongly condemned those responsible for the manipulation of the data from the Moscow Laboratory" before it was transferred in January this year - but again vowed to make sure that Russian athletes are allowed to compete at Tokyo 2020 and signalled it would not support a total ban on the country hosting major international events.
Thomas Bach has confirmed it is mandatory for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to observe any sanctions against Russia handed down by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) at a crunch meeting next week.
A change related to the requirement for urine samples to meet a specific gravity for analysis will be applied during next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed.
Stacy Spletzer-Jegen, the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) senior manager for athlete relations, believes participating at the second International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes' Forum was a worthwhile experience.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) will do everything in its power to ensure the country's athletes compete under their own flag at Tokyo 2020, the body's President Stanislav Pozdnyakov has promised.
Tampering of the Moscow Laboratory data carried out by Russia could hamper the prosecution of up to 145 cases stemming from the facility, a report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) intelligence and investigations (I&I) department has warned.
Russia's hosting of matches at next year's UEFA European Championship is unaffected by recommendations the country be banned from staging major events, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed.
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has claimed moving the sport's 2023 World Championships away from Russia would be "impossible".
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) claims it will support the toughest sanctions possible for those responsible for manipulation of the Moscow Laboratory data, welcoming the opportunity for Russian athletes to compete should they demonstrate they are not implicated by non-compliance.
The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Compliance Review Committee (CRC) has recommended a four-year sanction against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, which could force athletes to compete neutrally with the country's flag set to be banned from international events.
Canada's Para ice hockey player Garrett Riley has been banned for six months and stripped of a silver medal after testing positive for cannabis which his doctor had recommended he took to help relieve the chronic pain he suffers as a result of complications relating to an amputation.
The prospect of Russia being banned from next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo has increased after a key World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) panel recommended the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) be declared non-compliant.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the Bangkok Laboratory, the only facility authorised by the global watchdog in Southeast Asia.