Wushu gold medalist caught doping at Asian Games
Wushu gold medalist caught doping at Asian Games

The Olympic Council of Asia says a wushu gold medalist from Malaysia has been kicked out of the Asian Games for doping and stripped of her medals.

US sprinter Wallace Spearmon handed three-month doping ban
US sprinter Wallace Spearmon handed three-month doping ban

The United States Anti-Doping Agency has slapped American sprinter Wallace Spearmon with a three-month suspension after the US Olympian failed a drug test in July.

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.

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.

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.

WADA will not appeal sprinter Gay`s one-year ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay`s controversial one-year doping ban, it said.

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.

Some facts about drug over which Powell banned

Oxilofrine, found in the dietary supplement of former world record holder in the 100 m Asafa Powell, is a stimulant drug banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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.

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.

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.

Moscow doping lab faces WADA suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced Sunday it would suspend the accreditation of the Moscow Anti-doping Centre for six months should the latter fail to comply with its conditions.

Novak Djokovic slams WADA again over Troicki doping ban

Novak Djokovic on Friday slammed the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) once again over a ban imposed on his compatriot Viktor Troicki, after he was accused of being "misinformed" by the global body.

Jamaica sports minister says WADA visit `constructive`

Jamaica’s Sports Minister Natalie Neita-Headley has described a visit by inspectors representing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as "constructive".

WADA officials arrive in Jamaica for anti-doping audit

Three high-ranking officials of the World Anti-Doping Agency have arrived in Jamaica to conduct their audit of the country`s anti-doping programmes after weeks of criticism following positive tests from several high-profile athletes.

WADA due in Jamaica next week for doping audit

A World Anti-Doping Agency team is slated to visit Jamaica on Monday amid reports the country`s athletes could face an Olympic ban over the handling of recent drug scandals.