Since the 1970s with the introduction of the first reliable drug test and full-scale testing of athletes at the Summer Olympics in Munich, identifying dopers and imposing sanctions has evolved from traditional urine and blood tests to include proactive investigative techniques.
South Korea, the hosts of the next Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018, have donated an additional $200,000 (£130,000/€177,000) to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has hailed international commitment to tackling sporting drugs problems after Djibouti became the fifth nation in the last three months to sign the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) International Convention against Doping in Sport.
No rights to introduce bans for nations are held by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the body has clarified, although the compliance of all signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code will be a "priority item" on the agenda of the next Foundation Board meeting to be held in November.
Exclusive: Sir Craig Reedie claims no "undertakings" given to Russia over WADA investigation into systematic doping
Claims that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) promised Russia they would go "soft" on them in an investigation into allegations of systematic drug taking in the country have been dismissed as "misleading" by Sir Craig Reedie, President of the organisation.
The latest doping allegations over athletics, levelled by German TV broadcaster ARD and Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper, will be “urgently” investigated by the Independent Commission already set-up by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) - a move the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) claimed it “warmly welcomes".
Qatar has acquired another of the trappings of a top sporting nation, with news that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has this week approved the accreditation of the Doha laboratory for anti-doping analysis.
A new raft of doping allegations may delay publication of the report by a three-man World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Commission into alleged widespread, systematised doping in Russia.
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie is "very disturbed" by the latest widespread athletics doping allegations which have emerged, vowing to immediately hand them over to the WADA Independent Commission for further investigation.
As the spirit of clean sport thrives and many in the sporting community fight the good fight against doping, we can see the ambassadorial role the athlete has as paramount to this most global of issues. One of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) priorities is to provide athletes of the world with better tools to protect the integrity of their sport, allowing them and their fellow athletes to compete on a level playing field.
Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has urged International Sports Federations (IFs) and National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) to improve the efficiency of their anti-doping efforts – saying, “Let’s test athletes for the substances which are most likely to be abused in their sport”.
David Howman is to step down as director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after 13 years.
International Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson believes criminalising doping is a "good idea" and something that should be seriously considered, while he has also warned how some sports remain "in denial" about illegal drug use.
Sir Craig Reedie: WADA’s clean sport charge is instilling greater confidence in athletes and the public
Last month, the global anti-doping community congregated in Lausanne, Switzerland - a city seen by many as the epicentre of the sporting world - for the largest annual gathering of clean sport representatives: the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Anti-Doping Organisation (ADO) Symposium.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have announced a multi-year agreement with the Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC) aimed at continuing to fight against drugs in sport.