Cambodian athlete fails doping test at Asian Games
Cambodian athlete fails doping test at Asian Games

The Asian Games were hit by a second anti-doping violation on Thursday when the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said Cambodian soft tennis player Yi Sophany had tested positive.

Powell makes modest return to track in Lucerne

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell wasted no time getting back into the thick of the action a day after his doping ban was reduced, running a modest 10.30sec in the 100m at the Lucerne meeting on Tuesday.

Doping notice failures bring Davis one-year ban

Former world indoor and outdoor triple jump champion Walter Davis was issued a one-year ban Monday by an arbitrator for repeatedly failing to file his location with anti-doping officials.

Jamaican sprinter Powell banned for 18 months

Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel on Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year.

Russia claims anti-doping progress, must convince sceptics

Russia, for years after the fall of the Soviet Union notorious as one of the world`s worst sports doping offenders, claims to have finally made progress in the fight against drugs and but now must convince sceptics when it hosts the Olympics.

Athletes urged to be cautious on dietary supplements

Jamaican Sports Minister Natalie Neita Headley has appealed to athletes in the country to exercise caution when consuming dietary supplements.

IOC chief Bach vows toughest anti-doping program

Anti-doping measures for the 2014 Sochi Olympics will be the toughest of any Winter Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

Murray calls for zero-tolerance on doping

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray called Victor Troicki and Marin Cilic "unprofessional" on Friday, adding his voice to the growing debate about the sport`s anti-doping rules.

Top swimmer Arjun Muralidharan handed two-year ban for doping

Multiple-time national champion swimmer Arjun Muralidharan has been handed a two-year ban by National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel after testing positive for stimulant Methylhexaneamine during the All India Police Aquatics Championships in March.

Zimbabwean midfielder faces FIFA anti-doping ban

FIFA has suspended Zimbabwean midfielder Chafa Devon Taitamba for six months after he was found using prohibited drugs in a World Cup preliminary match in June.

Brazil to outsource anti-doping programme for World Cup

The local organising committee of the 2014 FIFA World Cup has struck a deal with Swiss authorities to outsource part of the anti-doping program for the showpiece event.

WADA revokes Rio 2016 anti-doping lab

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revoked the licence of the testing laboratory earmarked for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Lance Armstrong faces $3m lawsuit for fraud

In a latest addition to the numerous legal challenges for Lance Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist has been slapped with a three million dollar-lawsuit claiming fraud, unjust enrichment and breach of contract by an insurance company.

WADA gives clean chit to Pistorius over doping allegations

Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius had been given a clean chit from doping charges by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), who said that it has already been made aware of the substance found in Pistorius bedroom and that it was not banned.

Lance Armstong refuses to help USADA clean up cycling

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong failed to meet anti-doping investigators before his Wednesday deadline, turning down the opportunity to help the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in their bid to clean up the much-maligned sport of cycling.

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.

WADA deny they helped Lance Armstrong avoid positive drug test

Martial Saugy, director of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Lausanne laboratory, has rejected United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) claims that they helped banned cyclist Lance Armstrong to avoid detection for the blood-boosting agent EPO.

Stopping age fraud, anti-doping measures initiated by Ministry

The Sports Ministry today cited
some important measures it had taken up in the year, important
among them being efforts to prevent age frauds.

Stopping age fraud, anti-doping measures initiated by Ministry

The Sports Ministry today cited
some important measures it had taken up in the year, important
among them being efforts to prevent age frauds.

Cricketers must accept WADA code: Gill

MS Gill, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports has come out in support of the WADA anti doping code.