Reports of Sergei Portugalov’s involvement in alleged systematic doping within Russian swimming have been described as “concerning” by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), who have written to the International Swimming Federation (FINA) following claims made in The Times.
Spain and Mexico have been declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code after failing to meet a deadline for making required changes to their drugs testing procedures, it has been announced today
A major catastrophe has been avoided ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games after sporting drugs legislation was passed in Brazil with just one day to go ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) imposed deadline.
Spain faces the prospect of being declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code after failing to make necessary changes to its doping procedures ahead of the deadline tomorrow.
Brazil has still not made the changes necessary to avoid being declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code in time for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics with just two days to go until the deadline of Friday (March 18).
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) director general David Howman has called for samples from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi to be re-examined using improved testing procedures available today.
Ethiopia, Morocco, Kenya, Ukraine and Belarus are all to have their anti-doping programmes monitored by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), it was announced here today.
Tennis racket manufacturer question WADA decision to add meldonium to banned list and reiterate support for Sharapova
Dutch racket manufacturers Head have caused further controversy in the ongoing saga surrounding Maria Sharapova testing positive for meldonium after they released a statement questioning why the substance was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned list.
Maria Sharapova’s announcement this week that she failed a doping test at the Australian Open has had a notable performance-enhancing effect upon the already vigorous level of debate over drugs in sport.
In a week that must have set some sort of record for sports-related doping stories, I must admit that the one which caught my eye was the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s dismissal of a plea by a Scottish Member of Parliament for Alain Baxter’s case to be reopened.
Russian tennis superstar Maria Sharapova has admitted she failed a drugs test at this year's Australian Open.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says it is “dismayed” by the latest allegations concerning Russia which surfaced in the third documentary by German broadcasters WDR/ARD.
A 17-year-old is the latest Russian athlete to be suspended for taking banned performance-enhancing drugs, it has been announced.
Ukraine's Artem Tyshchenko has been confirmed as the biathlete who failed a doping test for a substance only added to the banned list at the beginning of this year.
A second doping case has been opened against Russia's Tatyana Chernova, the heptathlete who beat Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill to the gold medal at the 2011 World Championships, following her return from a two-year ban.