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.

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.