Kenya seeks to set up anti-doping testing lab
Kenya seeks to set up anti-doping testing lab

Kenya Athletics (AK) officials want China and Norway together with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to speed up their efforts to build a sample testing laboratory in Nairobi to boost the fight against doping.

Liliya Shobukhova life ban stays for marathon series despite WADA ruling

Liliya Shobukhova will still be excluded for life from all the world`s major marathons despite a reduction in her doping ban from WADA on Monday.

Science will prevail in doping firestorm: WADA chief
Science will prevail in doping firestorm: WADA chief

Science will ultimately put out the doping firestorm that has engulfed athletics in the run-up to the world championships, Craig Reedie, head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), said on Friday.

Independent probe into doping allegations starts well: WADA
Independent probe into doping allegations starts well: WADA

 The Independent Commission (IC) has started its investigation into allegations of widespread doping in athletics made by German and British media, World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie has said.

WADA considering banning countries for doping: Craig Reedie
WADA considering banning countries for doping: Craig Reedie

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is considering a blanket ban on countries whose athletes regularly dope in the wake of a series of damaging blows for the sport in recent days, according to its president Craig Reedie.

Sergey Bubka, Sebastian Coe - two legends battle to save track and field
Sergey Bubka, Sebastian Coe - two legends battle to save track and field

Two modern-day legends of track and field will battle to take over the presidency of athletics` world governing body next week in the knowledge that they face a major overhaul to salvage the sport`s doping-blighted face.

IAAF accused of blocking report on doping cheats
IAAF accused of blocking report on doping cheats

The world athletics governing body blocked the publication of a report that showed as many as a third of the world`s top athletes admitted using banned performance-enhancing techniques, The Sunday Times reported.

Sebastian Coe says independent agency can help combat doping
Sebastian Coe says independent agency can help combat doping

British middle-distance great Sebastian Coe has said the creation of an independent anti-doping agency in athletics can help the sport in its battle against drug cheats.

IAAF suspends 28 athletes from 2005, 2007 champs
IAAF suspends 28 athletes from 2005, 2007 champs

The IAAF has provisionally suspended 28 athletes for suspected doping offences at the 2005 and 2007 world championships in Helsinki and Osaka, world athletics' governing body announced on Tuesday.

WADA commits to protect athletes' confidentiality on doping issue
WADA commits to protect athletes' confidentiality on doping issue

 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has pledged to protect the confidentiality of athletes and organisations whose rights have been deemed under threat.

WADA condemns leak of confidential blood data
WADA condemns leak of confidential blood data

 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has condemned the leak of information from a database containing thousands of blood values from athletes and said it did not come from its own files.

IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping
IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping

The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Monday.

Calls grow for global athletics probe after widespread doping alleged
Calls grow for global athletics probe after widespread doping alleged

Global sporting bodies have called for a thorough probe of the latest doping allegations that have plunged athletics into crisis just weeks before track and field`s showpiece event, another black eye for sport after the FIFA corruption scandal.

Australia urges full probe of doping allegations
Australia urges full probe of doping allegations

Athletics Australia chief Phil Jones on Monday said he was alarmed by new allegations of mass doping in the sport and demanded a full investigation to find the truth.

Ex-Olympic champion Kirsty Coventry wants 24/7 testing
Ex-Olympic champion Kirsty Coventry wants 24/7 testing

Zimbabwe`s two-time Olympic 200m backstroke champion Kirsty Coventry says the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) should bring in 24/7 testing and more lifetime bans amidst the latest accusations of mass doping in athletics.

WADA alarmed by extent of allegations from leaked blood tests data
WADA alarmed by extent of allegations from leaked blood tests data

World Anti-Doping Agency chief Craig Reedie said Sunday that new accusations of mass doping in athletics would "shake the foundation" of clean sport and that an existing investigation into drug cheats in Russia would be extended.

Leaked IAAF data reveals hundreds of abnormal blood tests
Leaked IAAF data reveals hundreds of abnormal blood tests

Athletics faced a fresh doping scandal Saturday when leaked results from 12,000 blood tests taken from 5,000 competitors allegedly demonstrated instances of cheating and "a shameful betrayal" of clean athletes.

Video gamers to be screened for drug use
Video gamers to be screened for drug use

Weeks after a top video game tournament player admitted to taking performance enhancing drug, a major sports organiser said participants in its next event will be screened for illegal use of drugs.

WADA chief David Howman concerned about teenagers doping

Young athletes could be using performance-enhancing drugs as they try to make the breakthrough into elite sport, fears World Anti-Doping Agency director general David Howman.

IOC chief Thomas Bach urges US golf tour to fall in line with WADA
IOC chief Thomas Bach urges US golf tour to fall in line with WADA

Golf was urged to fully adhere to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code on Saturday by the IOC president who also said players must accept Olympic-standard testing in the build-up to Rio 2016.