John Fahey

Ex-WADA chief slams back-dated Australian rugby league bans

Former World Anti-Doping Agency chief John Fahey has condemned Australian officials for offering back-dated bans to more than a dozen top-flight rugby players charged with drugs offences that will see most of them miss only three weeks of competition.

Aug 23, 2014, 19:07 PM IST

Ex-WADA chief slams back-dated Australian rugby league bans

Former World Anti-Doping Agency chief John Fahey has condemned Australian officials for offering back-dated bans to more than a dozen top-flight rugby players charged with drugs offences that will see most of them miss only three weeks of competition.

Aug 23, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Armstrong case ``done and dusted`` says WADA chief

Only American anti-doping authorities can lift Lance Armstrong`s life ban from cycling and any review of his case would require powerful reasons, World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey said on Tuesday, adding that he felt the issue was "done and dusted".

Nov 12, 2013, 21:19 PM IST

WADA plans to target entourages behind drug cheats

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey has vowed to introduce measures to help catch the coaches, agents and physiotherapists who help drug cheats.

Jul 24, 2013, 09:14 AM IST

Football `not doing enough` in doping fight, says Wada president

The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) says that football authorities are still not doing enough testing for the banned blood booster EPO.

Feb 12, 2013, 23:57 PM IST

UCI dissolves independent commission probing Armstrong doping scandal

The International Cycling Union has dissolved its independent commission that was probing the high profile Armstrong doping scandal citing loss of confidence as the reason.

Jan 29, 2013, 12:08 PM IST

Armstrong's confession is a publicity stunt: WADA President

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey slammed Lance Armstrong`s confession on Oprah’s show calling it a "controlled public relations" stunt.

Jan 18, 2013, 16:54 PM IST

Contador a "doping cheat" says WADA president

WADA president John Fahey labelled Alberto Contador a "doping cheat" and said the Spanish rider might have escaped with half of his two-year doping ban had it not been for remarks by a Spanish politician during the case.

Feb 08, 2012, 09:34 AM IST

1-in-10 athletes may be doping: WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency said new research findings expected this spring could suggest as many as 1 in 10 athletes who compete internationally may be doping.

Feb 07, 2012, 23:45 PM IST