Craig Reedie

WADA President confident on Russia despite apparent impasse

WADA President confident on Russia despite apparent impasse

Reedie also told Reuters that he hoped world soccer`s ruling body FIFA would clear up allegations of doping in Russian football before this year`s World Cup in Russia starting in June. 

Mar 22, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
WADA says Russia making slow progress towards reinstatement

WADA says Russia making slow progress towards reinstatement

The head of the world anti-doping agency (WADA) complained on Wednesday of slow progress by Russian authorities towards making the country’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA) compliant with international standards.

Mar 21, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
WADA could lift Russia anti-doping suspension later this year

WADA could lift Russia anti-doping suspension later this year

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has been suspended since 2015 in the wake of the report by Richard McLaren which uncovered widespread doping in Russian sport.

May 19, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
Rio Olympics: WADA 'disappointed' as IOC fails to ban Russia for mega event

Rio Olympics: WADA 'disappointed' as IOC fails to ban Russia for mega event

WADA also recommended that Russian government officials be denied access to the Rio Games.

Jul 25, 2016, 04:46 AM IST
Maria Sharapova: Russian's lawyer blasts WADA chief over 'annual income' comment

Maria Sharapova: Russian's lawyer blasts WADA chief over 'annual income' comment

Sharapova was banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation earlier this month after admitting in March she had taken the banned medication meldonium.

Jun 21, 2016, 09:43 AM IST
More money needed to fight cheats, says WADA chief Craig​ Reedie

More money needed to fight cheats, says WADA chief Craig​ Reedie

Lack of money could equally prove a handicap for a proposed independent testing authority, says Reedie.

Feb 06, 2016, 21:08 PM IST
Rio faces tough times but IOC upbeat about preparations

Rio faces tough times but IOC upbeat about preparations

The Rio Olympics have been plagued by delays for years but, they said, the situation was improving.

Dec 09, 2015, 23:16 PM IST
WADA suspend 'non-compliant' Russian Anti-Doping Agency

WADA suspend 'non-compliant' Russian Anti-Doping Agency

Russian athletics received another jolt with the World Anti-Doping Agency suspending RUSADA.

Nov 19, 2015, 06:36 AM IST
Science will prevail in doping firestorm: WADA chief

Science will prevail in doping firestorm: WADA chief

Science will ultimately put out the doping firestorm that has engulfed athletics in the run-up to the world championships, Craig Reedie, head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), said on Friday.

Aug 21, 2015, 21:24 PM IST
Independent probe into doping allegations starts well: WADA

Independent probe into doping allegations starts well: WADA

 The Independent Commission (IC) has started its investigation into allegations of widespread doping in athletics made by German and British media, World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie has said.

Aug 20, 2015, 15:59 PM IST
WADA considering banning countries for doping: Craig Reedie

WADA considering banning countries for doping: Craig Reedie

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is considering a blanket ban on countries whose athletes regularly dope in the wake of a series of damaging blows for the sport in recent days, according to its

Aug 19, 2015, 09:17 AM IST
WADA commits to protect athletes' confidentiality on doping issue

WADA commits to protect athletes' confidentiality on doping issue

 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has pledged to protect the confidentiality of athletes and organisations whose rights have been deemed under threat.

Aug 08, 2015, 15:17 PM IST
WADA approves Qatar anti-doping lab

WADA approves Qatar anti-doping lab

A new anti-doping laboratory in Qatar was approved by the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) executive committee on Wednesday.

Aug 06, 2015, 09:29 AM IST
WADA alarmed by extent of allegations from leaked blood tests data

WADA alarmed by extent of allegations from leaked blood tests data

World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie said Sunday that new accusations of mass doping in athletics would "shake the foundation" of clean sport and that an existing investigation into drug cheats in Russia would be extended.

Aug 02, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

'Budget cut won’t affect doping tests in Jamaica'

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) says a $14 million budget cut is not expected to affect its operations for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

Mar 11, 2015, 16:15 PM IST
WADA chief visits Jamaica to check anti-doping efforts

WADA chief visits Jamaica to check anti-doping efforts

President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie arrived in Jamaica on Friday to check on the Caribbean sprint capital`s anti-doping efforts following a string of high-profile positive drug tests.

Feb 21, 2015, 05:56 AM IST

Qatar pledges USD 1 million to Anti-Doping Research Fund

 Qatar has given a shot-in-the-arm to the fight against doping in sports by contributing USD 1 million to the Anti-Doping Research Fund announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Nov 25, 2014, 18:13 PM IST

Anti-doping`s biggest ally is time: WADA chief

Drugs cheats can run but they cannot hide as testers can wait for years to retest samples that will eventually root out any doping offenders, World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie said on Friday.

Feb 08, 2014, 03:04 AM IST

Lack of World Cup doping lab won`t affect testing: WADA

The absence of an accredited doping laboratory at the World Cup in Brazil in June will not affect drug testing, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie said on Friday.

Feb 08, 2014, 02:49 AM IST

Lack of World Cup doping lab won`t affect testing: WADA

The absence of an accredited doping laboratory at the World Cup in Brazil in June will not affect drug testing, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie said on Friday.

Feb 07, 2014, 21:12 PM IST