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.

Indian bowler Mohammed Shami undergoes doping test in Australia
Indian bowler Mohammed Shami undergoes doping test in Australia

Indian pace bowler Mohammed Shami on Friday underwent a doping test in Melbourne. The International Cricket Council will conduct random testing of players during the quadrennial tournament Down Under.

Russian athletics sue over German doping claims
Russian athletics sue over German doping claims

The Russian Athletics Federation is suing German state broadcaster ARD over allegations of systematic doping in Russian athletics aired in a documentary in December.

South Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's doping hearing
South Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's doping hearing

A team of South Korean sports officials met Friday to discuss preparations for an upcoming doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan, a beleaguered swimmer who recently tested positive for testosterone.

Swimmer Park Tae-hwan hires foreign attorney ahead of hearing
Swimmer Park Tae-hwan hires foreign attorney ahead of hearing

South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan Thursday hired a foreign attorney in preparation for his international doping hearing.

South Korea's Park Tae-hwan fails doping test
South Korea's Park Tae-hwan fails doping test

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan, who won 400 metres freestyle gold at the Beijing Olympics, has failed a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) test, his agency have confirmed.

WADA raises minimum ban for doping to four years
WADA raises minimum ban for doping to four years

Athletes convicted of doping will face a minimum four-year ban under new rules which came into effect from January 1.

Leander Paes undergoes dope test
Leander Paes undergoes dope test

Indian tennis star Leander Paes underwent a routine dope test conducted by National Anti-doping Agency (NADA) officials Wednesday.

WADA takes 3000 samples from Russian athletes
WADA takes 3000 samples from Russian athletes

London, Dec 24 (IANS) World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) officials investigating rampant doping among Russian athletes have collected around 3,000 samples from the country, according to media reports Wednesday.

Elite sport's credibility on the line with doping issues: Arne Ljungqvist
Elite sport's credibility on the line with doping issues: Arne Ljungqvist

World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA) vice-chairman Arne Ljungqvist says that the credibility of elite sport is in danger of being lost altogether if it does not deal with a historic acceptance of doping in some quarters.

WADA decides against China swimming star appeal
WADA decides against China swimming star appeal

The World Anti-Doping agency said Wednesday that it will not appeal against a three month ban imposed against China`s controversial double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang but will warn China over the case.

Russian doping whistleblowers `have more proof`
Russian doping whistleblowers `have more proof`

The whistleblowers who made serious allegations of doping in Russian athletics insist they have more proof to back-up their accusations and are waiting to hear from the IAAF and WADA.

WADA forms commission to probe Russian doping allegations
WADA forms commission to probe Russian doping allegations

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced details of a three-man commission that will probe doping allegations in Russia, a move supported by world's athletics governing body IAAF.

IAAF welcomes WADA probe into doping claims
IAAF welcomes WADA probe into doping claims

The World Anti-Doping Agency WADA`s decision to appoint a three-person independent commission to investigate serious doping allegations made against Russia in a German television documentary was on Tuesday welcomed by world athletics governing body IAAF.

Russians ponder legal action over doping claims
Russians ponder legal action over doping claims

Russia`s athletics federation said Saturday they were considering legal action following "slanderous allegations" made on German television of massive drug use in the country`s sport.

Russia`s anti-doping agency to investigate German TV doping claims
Russia`s anti-doping agency to investigate German TV doping claims

Russia`s anti-doping agency RUSADA announced Friday they are to open an investigation into doping accusations made in a German television documentary.

WADA likely to appeal over Sun Yang's doping ban
WADA likely to appeal over Sun Yang's doping ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) may appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after Chinese swimmer Sun Yang served a three-month doping ban in secret.

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).

'Kenyan athletes unfairly targeted for dope tests'
'Kenyan athletes unfairly targeted for dope tests'

Athletics Kenya (AK) chairman Isaiah Kiplagat has said his country's track and road athletes are being unfairly targeted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) because of the rapid strides made by his compatriots in the discipline.

WADA symposium to discuss new methods to combat drugs in sport
WADA symposium to discuss new methods to combat drugs in sport

The World Anti-Doping Agency's two-day symposium at Istanbul, Turkey next month would discuss how science and investigations activities combined can help improve tools and develop new strategies to combat the use of drugs in sport.