doping

International Boxing Association renews partnership with ITA as part of anti-doping measures

The move is part of the IBA's efforts to regain affiliation from the International Olympic Committee, which suspended it in 2019 owing to financial irregularities, and administrative issues.

published on : 5th January 2022

World Athletics approves three Russians to compete internationally as neutral athletes

A total of 150 Russian athletes have so far been declared eligible to compete as authorised neutral athletes in 2021 and five applications have been rejected.

published on : 28th October 2021

WADA still 'reviewing information' provided by suspended NDTL

If the EAG is satisfied by the responses provided to it by NDTL, NDTL's operations can be restored but it remains unknown if WADA has already undertaken a site visit.

published on : 10th October 2021

Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare facing three charges in doping case

Blessing Okagbare has not commented on the charges, but the AIU said she denies all charges and has requested a disciplinary hearing.

published on : 7th October 2021

Sports ministry says dope violators eligible for national sports honours if ban period served

The decision that will benefit the likes of boxer Amit Panghal, whose "inadvertent" violation in 2012 has denied him a shot at the honours.

published on : 8th September 2021

Polish Paralympics cycling medalist tests positive for doping

He could be stripped of the bronze medal he won in the men’s B 4,000 meters individual pursuit on Wednesday — the day the testing laboratory in Warsaw notified the UCI of the positive test.

published on : 27th August 2021

18 athletes, including ten Nigerian barred from Olympics over drug-test standards

The Athletics Integrity Unit said the athletes concerned had failed to comply with rules introduced in 2019 requiring those from countries deemed to be at highest risk of doping.

published on : 29th July 2021

Sha’Carri Richardson ban: Sebastian Coe backs reviewing marijuana rules in doping

Richardson, who won the 100 meters at the U.S. trials last month, didn’t travel to Japan for the Tokyo Games after being caught smoking marijuana.

published on : 27th July 2021

Seeking reform, US holds USD 1.3 million in dues from WADA

The government has criticized the agency for not moving urgently enough to reform itself in the wake of the Russian doping scandal.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Australian equestrian banned from Tokyo Olympics over doping

Equestrian Australia had earlier said Kermond returned a positive A-sample for a metabolite of cocaine following a test conducted by Sport Integrity Australia on June 26.

published on : 21st July 2021

ITA plans to conduct 5,000 anti-doping tests during Tokyo Olympics Games 2020

For Tokyo 2020, both the testing and the sanctioning components of the anti-doping system will be independent of the IOC.

published on : 20th July 2021

Brazilian weightlifter Fernando Reis out of Tokyo Olympics for doping

Brazil's Olympic Committee said that heavyweight weightlifter Fernando Reis has been suspended for doping and will not compete at the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 17th July 2021

Bahrain's world champion sprinter Salwa Eid Naser gets two-year doping ban

The 23-year-old Naser, who was born in Nigeria but competes for Bahrain, ran the fastest women’s 400 since 1985 to win the world title in 2019 in Doha, Qatar.

published on : 1st July 2021

Pride of China' Sun Yang is 'victim' after doping ban, claims lawyer

The three-time Olympic champion's career was in tatters on Tuesday after the Court of Arbitration for Sport's suspension for refusing to give a sample to doping inspectors.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Russian hurdler Sergey Shubenkov cleared of doping caused by baby son's pills

Russian former world champion hurdler Sergei Shubenkov was cleared in a doping case he explained was caused by his baby son's medication.

published on : 22nd June 2021
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