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.

Swimming champion Vladimir Dyatchin retires after two-year doping ban
Swimming champion Vladimir Dyatchin retires after two-year doping ban

Russia`s two-time world open water swimming champion Vladimir Dyatchin announced his retirement Thursday after being banned for two years for doping.

Not only Russia affected by doping, says IAAF official
Not only Russia affected by doping, says IAAF official

Germany`s member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) council claimed Friday that doping is common in the world`s top sports nations and is not just an issue for Russia.

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.

UCI extends anti-doping agreement with French agency for Tour

The International Cycling Union (UCI) and the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) will once again work hand in hand on the Tour de France, the sport`s governing body said on Thursday.

Xenon gas moves closer to WADA ban

The use of xenon gas to boost performance, a method allegedly pioneered by Russian athletes, could be banned, the world anti-doping agency (WADA) said Friday.

Australia drugs probe over, ex-judge to review evidence

Australia`s peak anti-doping agency has completed a 13-month probe into the use of performance-enhancing drugs in local sports and a retired judge will now decide whether to pursue individual cases, the country`s anti-doping chief said.

Weightlifter Robles handed two-year ban for failed drugs test

Weightlifter Sarah Robles, a member of the U.S. team at the 2012 London Olympics, was handed a two-year suspension after testing positive for steroids, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Tuesday.

Rahul Dravid favours sportspersons signing `whereabouts` clause of WADA

Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid on Tuesday favoured sportspersons signing the "whereabout" clause of anti-doping agency WADA as this would reduce chances of corrupt practices in the game.

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.

Hamilton says Armstrong gave him PED

Tyler Hamilton says Lance Armstrong gave him an illegal blood booster before the 1999 Tour de France and that the teammates took blood transfusions together during the cycling race the following year.

USADA investigators violating rules: Armstrong

Lance Armstrong filed a scathing response Friday to the latest doping allegations against him, accusing the US Anti-Doping Agency of violating its own rules and possibly breaking federal law during its investigation.