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.

Athletics, cycling back on the defensive
Athletics, cycling back on the defensive

The spectre of doping was again looming over athletics and cycling on Thursday with a top running coach, a world champion steeplechaser from Spain and a Tour de France-winning cyclist on the defensive.

FINA had cleared Olympic relay champion Kylie Palmer of doping
FINA had cleared Olympic relay champion Kylie Palmer of doping

Former Olympic relay champion Kylie Palmer had been cleared of a doping violation by FINA in 2013 but the World Anti-Doping Agency appealed the decision leading to her current suspension, swimming`s world governing body has said.

India third in global doping report for 2013 by WADA
India third in global doping report for 2013 by WADA

India may be considered a sporting minnow but in terms of doping by its athletes, it has been ranked third behind Russia and Turkey in a World Anti-Doping Agency Report for 2013 with as many as 91 from the country testing positive for banned substances in that year.

Mo Farah missed drug tests ahead of 2012 Olympics: Report
Mo Farah missed drug tests ahead of 2012 Olympics: Report

Britain`s double Olympic champion Mo Farah missed two drug tests in the run-up to the 2012 London Games, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.

Mo Farah`s coach Alberto Salazar accused of doping
Mo Farah`s coach Alberto Salazar accused of doping

Leading American coach Alberto Salazar has encouraged athletes in his care to take banned substances, a documentary screened by the BBC on Wednesday claims.

WADA to appeal in Australia Rules supplements case
WADA to appeal in Australia Rules supplements case

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is to appeal the decision by the Australian Football League (AFL) to acquit sports scientist Stephen Dank of doping charges.

Six WADA non-compliant countries risk Olympic ban
Six WADA non-compliant countries risk Olympic ban

Six countries could find themselves banned from the Olympics and other major sporting competitions, an impatient World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) warned on Wednesday after declaring the nations non-compliant.

WADA lifts ban of Rio doping lab for 2016 Olympics
WADA lifts ban of Rio doping lab for 2016 Olympics

The Brazilian lab stripped of its accreditation for not meeting standards had its credentials restored by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Wednesday, clearing the way for it to conduct tests at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Canada will act to keep doping agency WADA in Montreal: Report

Canada will act to keep the World Anti-Doping Agency in Montreal after European nations pushed for it to be moved, saying the body could not adequately protect athletes` data, a government source said on Monday.

Usain Bolt still the favourite to win at World Championship: Michael Johnson
Usain Bolt still the favourite to win at World Championship: Michael Johnson

 Four-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson on Tuesday backed multiple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt to defend his titles in 100m and 200m events at the World Championship, to be held in Beijing from August 22 to 30.

Greg Norman feels sorry for fallen Tiger Woods
Greg Norman feels sorry for fallen Tiger Woods

Former world number one Greg Norman has said he feels sorry for Tiger Woods` position as a fallen idol but believes the American`s travails showed even the greatest individuals would have their "weaknesses" exposed.

Kenya's Wilson Kipsang targets Beijing world marathon title

New York and London marathon champion Wilson Kipsang is hopeful that his performance on return to London in April will convince selectors to name him in the Kenyan team to the Beijing World Championships in August.

Lance Armstrong accuser celebrates victory despite life being destroyed
Lance Armstrong accuser celebrates victory despite life being destroyed

Betsy Andreu, one of the first people to attest disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong took banned substances, told AFP that despite him destroying her life she felt like she had won by testifying to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Tuesday.

Indian women athletes test positive for drugs

Indian women athletes, including Melbourne Commonwealth Games gold medalist Geeta Rani have tested positive for drugs.

New doping scandal hits Bulgarian weightlifters
New doping scandal hits Bulgarian weightlifters

The Bulgarian weightlifting team will not take part in the upcoming European championships in Tbilisi, Georgia, after eleven athletes tested positive for doping, the Bulgarian federation announced on Saturday.

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao agree to USADA drug testing
Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao agree to USADA drug testing

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have agreed to take part in a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) Olympic-style testing programme ahead of their May 2 mega-bout in Las Vegas, USADA said on Friday.

WADA chief visits Jamaica to check anti-doping efforts
WADA chief visits Jamaica to check anti-doping efforts

President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie arrived in Jamaica on Friday to check on the Caribbean sprint capital`s anti-doping efforts following a string of high-profile positive drug tests.