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World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Nov 16, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
ICC backs BCCI's private anti-doping policy: Report

ICC backs BCCI's private anti-doping policy: Report

The situation may lead to a BCCI vs Sports Ministry faceoff, and it remains to be seen if the Indian cricket board remains adamant on not adhering to the ministry's diktat asking NADA to dope-test cricketers.

Oct 31, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
Blood testing to start at ICC Champions Trophy in anti-doping drive: Report

Blood testing to start at ICC Champions Trophy in anti-doping drive: Report

The samples taken during the tournament will be preserved for 10 years and fresh samples will be collected once every six months.

Feb 04, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
WADA to set up new dope testing body with IOC's backing: Report

WADA to set up new dope testing body with IOC's backing: Report

The statement added that WADA will remain in control of regulatory and compliance in the anti-doping fight but that the new testing body will have responsibility for testing athletes.

Oct 08, 2016, 18:26 PM IST
High-stakes summit eyes anti-doping overhaul

High-stakes summit eyes anti-doping overhaul

In October 2015, before the Russia scandal exploded, the IOC floated the idea that global testing could be taken over by an independent body.

Oct 08, 2016, 14:59 PM IST
WADA releases list of prohibited substances for athletes

WADA releases list of prohibited substances for athletes

WADA director general Olivier Niggli said the latest list was published after nine months of reviews.

Sep 30, 2016, 13:57 PM IST
Finding Fancy Bears: False clues make it tough to track WADA hackers

Finding Fancy Bears: False clues make it tough to track WADA hackers

Many others in the cybersecurity industry see the WADA hack as a straightforward act of Russian revenge, but solid evidence is hard to find.

Sep 17, 2016, 19:20 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Trouble for Narsingh Yadav as WADA challenges clean chit in CAS

Rio Olympics 2016: Trouble for Narsingh Yadav as WADA challenges clean chit in CAS

Narsingh had tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid -- methandienone -- in tests conducted on June 25.

Aug 16, 2016, 19:53 PM IST

Olympics: IOC slams anti-doping body as Games loom

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach demanded a sweeping overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Aug 03, 2016, 04:40 AM IST

Russia facing Rio Olympic, Paralympic ban

Russia on Friday made a last-ditch bid to avoid a blanket ban at the Rio Games over state-run doping as a fresh batch of drug test failures from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 rocked the Olympics. 

Jul 23, 2016, 03:51 AM IST
WADA suspends accreditation of Madrid testing lab

WADA suspends accreditation of Madrid testing lab

WADA declared Spain non-compliant with agreed global anti-doping measures on March 19 this year.

Jun 07, 2016, 06:18 AM IST
Meldonium count in Maria Sharapova's blood sample exceeds permissible levels: Russian Sports Minister

Meldonium count in Maria Sharapova's blood sample exceeds permissible levels: Russian Sports Minister

Sharapova was temporarily suspended from tennis competitions as of March 12. She received a letter of notification about a positive doping test on March 2.

Apr 28, 2016, 11:58 AM IST
Tennis star Maria Sharapova lashes out at critics

Tennis star Maria Sharapova lashes out at critics

Maria Sharapova hit back Friday at suggestions she received five separate warnings about changes to tennis anti-doping rules which ultimately led to her testing positive for a banned drug.

Mar 12, 2016, 05:05 AM IST
Sebastian Coe says Kenya could be banned from 2016 Rio Olympics

Sebastian Coe says Kenya could be banned from 2016 Rio Olympics

This could serve as a big blow for the Kenyans.

Feb 18, 2016, 10:54 AM IST
Russian bank threatens to sue WADA over IAAF sponsorship claims

Russian bank threatens to sue WADA over IAAF sponsorship claims

In 2006, VTB became the first Russian company ever to sign with the IAAF.

Feb 17, 2016, 20:23 PM IST
Embattled Sebastian Coe 'not in denial' of challenge facing IAAF

Embattled Sebastian Coe 'not in denial' of challenge facing IAAF

Coe served eight years as a vice-president under Lamine Diack​.

Jan 19, 2016, 23:18 PM IST
Usain Bolt shocked by scandal-hit IAAF, against resetting athletics world records

Usain Bolt shocked by scandal-hit IAAF, against resetting athletics world records

IAAF have failed their athletes, says Usain Bolt.

Jan 16, 2016, 15:34 PM IST
Corruption `embedded` in world athletics: WADA

Corruption `embedded` in world athletics: WADA

Former leader Lamine Diack faces criminal charges in France over allegations that he took more than one million euros ($1.1 million) in bribes from Russian athletes and officials to cover up failed drug tests.

Jan 14, 2016, 22:39 PM IST
New IAAF road map includes doubling anti-doping budget

New IAAF road map includes doubling anti-doping budget

The aim of the plan, according to the IAAF, is to make the governing body "an accountable, responsible and responsive organisation".

Jan 06, 2016, 02:22 AM IST
US Olympic chiefs back WADA testing takeover

US Olympic chiefs back WADA testing takeover

The sporting world bracing for another explosive report early next year.

Dec 16, 2015, 08:43 AM IST