'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.

Swimmer Jessica Hardy retracing her roots after stormy few years
Swimmer Jessica Hardy retracing her roots after stormy few years

After years of turbulence, Jessica Hardy has gone full circle, returning to the event that launched her rocky swimming career.

Australia to crack down on athletes` entourages

The Australian Olympic Committee will make the country`s top athletes sign pledges that they have never worked with coaches or support staff that have engaged in doping-related activity.

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.

Maheswary`s name again nominated by AFI for Arjuna Awards

Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary, who has been stopped from receiving Arjuna Award under controversial circumstances on charges of dope violation last year, has again been recommended by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the coveted honor this year.

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.

UCI lifts doping ban on Michael Rogers

The International Cycling Union (UCI) on Wednesday lifted its doping ban on Australian Michael Rogers, who last year tested positive for clenbuterol.

USADA chief says `Lightning` Bolt `constantly let down` by Jamaica`s drugs policy

The chief executive of United States Anti-Doping Agency ( USADA) has said that Jamaican sprinting star Usain Bolt is suffering from his country`s much-criticised drugs policy.

Jamaica changes encourage WADA chief

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief executive David Howman said Wednesday that Jamaica`s testing system was now "back in place" following the controversial case of Veronica Campbell-Brown.

`Sooner or later we`ll get you,` IOC warns dopers

The International Olympic Committee is adjusting its tactics at the Sochi Games to send a stark warning to potential doping offenders -- if we don`t get you now then we will catch you later.

Anti-doping`s biggest ally is time: WADA chief

Drugs cheats can run but they cannot hide as testers can wait for years to retest samples that will eventually root out any doping offenders, World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie said on Friday.

Lack of World Cup doping lab won`t affect testing: WADA

The absence of an accredited doping laboratory at the World Cup in Brazil in June will not affect drug testing, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie said on Friday.

Lack of World Cup doping lab won`t affect testing: WADA

The absence of an accredited doping laboratory at the World Cup in Brazil in June will not affect drug testing, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie said on Friday.

WADA team collects dope samples from weightlifters at NIS

Indian weightlifters were left surprised when a team of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) officials swooped down unannounced at the NIS Patiala a couple of days back to collect dope samples from 21 of them.

Powell`s speed not improved by banned substance: Witness

The banned stimulant oxilofrine would not have given sprinter Asafa Powell an advantage in competition, a toxicology expert told a Jamaica Anti-Doping disciplinary hearing on Wednesday.

Sprint king Bolt welcomes hair follicle testing

Jamaica`s Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has "no problem" with plans by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to test the hair follicles of athletes in a bid to clamp down on drug cheats in sport.

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.

FIFA calls for `special approach` to fight against doping in football

Football governing body FIFA has said that it wants an over haul in the approach to the fight against doping in sport, as it held its own conference at its head quarters in Zurich just two weeks after WADA`s conference in Johannesburg.

IOC to retest frozen samples using new method - report

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will retest frozen samples from previous Games after an improved testing method led to hundreds of positive cases that went undetected, according to a German television channel.