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NY Times: WADA a repeat offender in mishandling of Chinese doping case

  • Swimming

The World Anti-Doping Agency hit back on Friday at the American newspaper’s report that it had known

“On Thursday 13 June, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) received questions from the New York Times

from 2021, as well as the highly charged, politically motivated criticism of WADA and the global anti-doping

Group was created for the purpose of providing expert advice and recommendations to the global anti-doping

contamination is an issue in many countries, shows again how this is an attempt to politicize anti-doping

Without transparency the anti-doping movement will crumble and athletes will never feel they have a level


Emma McKeon fails to qualify for Olympic 100m freestyle defence

  • Swimming

Olympic 100m freestyle champion Emma McKeon will not defend her title in Paris after missing out on qualifying Friday at the Australian Olympic Trials with Mollie O'Callaghan and Shayna Jack securing the two Australian slots at stake. O'Callaghan surged home on day five of the Australian trials in Brisbane in 52.33secs with Jack (52.72) second ahead of a top-class field.

Jack, who missed the Tokyo Olympics while serving a ban over an anti-doping rule violation she always


Russian swimmer Yuliya Efimova granted neutral individual athlete status

  • Paris 2024

Yuliya Efimova on Friday became the first Russian swimmer to be granted neutral status for the Paris Olympics - but said she might struggle to reach the qualifying standard.

Efimova was suspended for 16 months for doping between 31 October 2013 and 28 February 2015, and then


ITA and Sport Ireland share clean sport goals in new agreement

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to enable the exchange of knowledge and information between the organisations and to coordinate anti-doping

commitment to advancing the global clean sport movement through partnerships with national and regional anti-doping

Sport Ireland Anti Doping is the national anti-doping organisation of the Republic of Ireland and the

"This new partnership underlines the commitment of both organisations to enhance anti-doping efforts

to train and certify their doping control officers.

 The ITA believes that by working with anti-doping organisations around the world, the anti-doping


Russian Para swimmer accepts two-year ban for anti-doping violation

  • Swimming News

Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended Para swimmer Aleksey Lyzhikhin for two years for committing anti-doping

rule violations (ADRVs) in violation of the IPC Anti-Doping Code (the Code).

The charges against Aleksey Lyzhikhin stem from evidence provided to the IPC by the World Anti-Doping

Agency (WADA) regarding the state-sponsored doping programme in Russian sport between (at least) 2012

 Lyzhikhin has accepted a two-year ban for violating anti-doping rules.

 As a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Code (the WADC), the IPC remains committed to a doping-free

The IPC has established the IPC Anti-Doping Code in accordance with the general principles of the WADC


Paris 2024: Anti-doping services ready for thousands of tests

  • Paris 2024

Preparations for anti-doping measures at the Paris Olympic Games have been underway for months, with

These efforts adhere closely to the guidelines set by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

ago, they conducted around 6,200 tests on 4,000 athletes, resulting in some positive findings.Anti-doping

50 anti-doping stations will be set up across the Olympic Village in the French capital.

GETTY IMAGESIn total, approximately 50 anti-doping stations will be set up across the Olympic Village

A notable advancement at this facility, aligning with updated anti-doping standards, is its capability

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will be involved in Paris through an observer program.


Problems mount for Spanish athlete Mohamed Katir

  • Athlete's Websites

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on Wednesday accused the Spanish athlete of 'manipulation' and 'tampering', further complicating his situation.

The body, the highest authority in the fight against doping in athletics, announced on the social media

athlete cheated in his arguments to justify his "unknown whereabouts" and failure to attend the required doping

AIU has announced another case against Mohamed Katir for violating the rules on sample tampering in doping

tests within a year.The Athletics Integrity Unit of World Athletics, the anti-doping body that imposed

GETTY IMAGESThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rules are clear and define a number of actions as doping


CAS plans two offices for Olympic Games in Paris

  • News

The second temporary office is for the CAS Anti-Doping Division, which decides on possible doping cases

In urgent cases, however, decisions are made within 24 hours.The Office for Anti-Doping Cases has existed

This CAS division deals with possible doping violations submitted by the International Testing Agency

(ITA) in accordance with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) anti-doping rules.Both offices will

Winter Games, the International Court of Arbitration for Sport had to deal with, among other things, the doping


NADA and Athletes Germany intensify cooperation

  • Olympics

The National Anti-Doping Agency Germany (NADA) and Athletes Germany are intensifying their cooperation

Doping endangers the health of athletes, deceives competitors, the public and the organisers and destroys

Lars Mortsiefer, CEO of the Nationale Anti-Doping Agentur Deutschland (NADA), said, "Athletes Germany

These include the further development of the anti-doping regulations, the expansion of prevention activities

and the promotion of exchange between athlete representatives, NADA and other stakeholders in anti-doping

It takes the voice of the athletes in the fight against doping very seriously and involves them on an

Its aim is to combat doping and to promote clean performance in sport.


Opening of the ISU Congress in Las Vegas: ISU Vision 2030 presented

  • Speed Skating

Opening day of the 59th Congress of the International Skating Union (ISU) in Las Vegas. The focus was on the ISU Vision 2030. This action plan was launched by the ISU Council last year. The ISU budget for the period 2024-2026 was also approved.

This includes an intensified fight against doping but also to counteract psychological pressure and stress


ISU plans future at Congress in Las Vegas

  • Speed Skating

The 59th Congress of the International Skating Union (ISU) begins today, 10 June, in Las Vegas. More than 350 participants are expected. The focus of this year's congress is the ISU Vision 2030, which was launched a year ago by the ISU Council.

The increased fight against doping is just as much a part of the ISU Vision 2030 as closer cooperation


Türkiye’s Haydar to miss European Championships after AIU suspension

  • Athletics

Long-distance runner Sultan Haydar has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for Evading, Refusing or Failing to submit to Sample Collection, according to the independent testing authority’s official website. 

’ half-marathon but was removed from the team following the cautionary measure issued by World Anti-Doping

Athletics Integrity Unit (@aiu_athletics) June 6, 2024"Our national athlete, Sultan Haydar, missed a doping


Kipruto suspended for 6 years due to significant biological passport irregularities

  • Olympics

World 10,000m bronze medallist and world 10km road record holder Rhonex Kipruto has been suspended for doping

the Disciplinary Tribunal, has suspended Kenyan athlete Rhonex Kipruto for six years after confirming doping

10 May 2029 due to these irregularities, which the AIU attributes to "a deliberate and sophisticated doping

Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is the independent body established by World Athletics to manage all doping

and non-doping integrity issues in athletics.The tribunal considered expert submissions and, after review

an athlete's biological data over time to indirectly detect the effects of doping.


WADA to provide education on the Athlete Biological Passport

  • Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is providing an update on the development and implementation of new

Markers in the Steroid Module in 2023, and their integration into a new ABP interface in WADA's Anti-Doping

on practical considerations for integrating these features into an overall testing strategy for Anti-Doping

steroid profiles in some cases of athletes with long-standing variable urine profiles, allowing Anti-Doping


Australian cyclist Robert Stannard handed four-year ban

  • Cycling

Australian cyclist Robert Stannard has received a four-year ban following the discovery of irregularities in his Athlete Biological Passport (ABP).

 Significant changes in these markers can raise suspicions of doping among officials.

GETTY IMAGES"The Tribunal found that Robert Stannard committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) of

Reports of his doping case surfaced last August."

knowingly used a prohibited substance and will therefore ask for my case to be referred to the UCI Anti-Doping