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USADA hail conviction of Texas therapist for supplying athletes with banned drugs under Rodchenkov Anti-Doping

  • Athletics

United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart has welcomed the guilty plea from

clean athletes" after he became the first person convicted under the controversial Rodchenkov Anti-Doping

defendant to be charged under the Act, signed into law in 2020 following revelations of state sponsored doping

programmes by Russia and named after Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of the World Anti-Doping Agency

his conspiracy to defraud the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games because he did not fall under any sport anti-doping

jumper Sabina Allen was the first athlete to receive a ban since the introduction of the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping

China and Thailand get Asian Weightlifting Championships off to top-quality start

  • Weightlifting

China's Jiang Huihua just failed with a world record attempt and Thailand won its first continental title in six years on day one of the Asian Weightlifting Championships here.

Championships.Pramongkhol has also changed her forename: as Chayuttra she was one of the nine Thai lifters disqualified for doping

International Golf Federation latest to lift ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes

  • Golf

The International Golf Federation (IGF) has become the latest governing body to lift a ban on Russian and Belarusian players from its competitions after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) eased its stance in March.

to the Russian or Belarusian military or national security agencies".They must "must meet all anti-doping

Amos issued with three-year ban by AIU for doping offence

  • Athletics

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has banned Botswana's men's 800 metres Olympic silver medallist Nijel Amos for three years after testing positive for a banned metabolite, with Kenya's Esther Macharia handed a four-year ban following a positive testosterone test.

consumed before the adverse analytical finding, but no traces were found of GW1516.Amos admitted an anti-doping

collision with the United States' Isaiah Jewett in the semi-final.GW1516 was added to the World Anti-Doping

year.Macharia failed to request a hearing within the AIU's deadline, and failed to return an Admission of Anti-Doping

become rife in Kenya, with more than 60 of the country's athletes on the AIU banned list, and an Anti-Doping

offences.The Kenyan Government has committed $25 million (£19.9 million/€22.6 million) to the fight against doping

Canada's weightlifting pathfinder Lassen leads way again with Paris 2024 role

  • Weightlifting

The woman who was the driving force behind one of the most significant changes in modern weightlifting is returning to the sport after a six-year absence to become technical delegate for next year's Olympic Games in Paris. 

elections in Thailand that year in the Antonio Urso camp.The Italian, who tried for years to highlight anti-doping

Big year for Thailand weightlifting as it tries to restore "destroyed" reputation

  • Weightlifting

The next 12 months will offer the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) plenty of chances to show the world that they are making progress on and off the platform in their attempt to move away from a troubled past into a clean, successful future.

, some of them newcomers and others who have been involved for years, are all aware of the problems doping

as young as 13 for national competitions and that doping was widespread in gyms and clubs around Thailand

agency (DCAT) and a new attitude to doping, especially regarding education of athletes and coaches.Next

month Limsuknirun will meet an official from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Thailand to discuss

After the doping problems we investigated what happened in our family, not just in TAWA (the national

Turkish Sports Minister Kasapoğlu meets with IOC President Bach in Lausanne

  • Olympic Games 2036

Turkey's Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Kasapoğlu has met with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach during a visit to Lausanne, underlining the country's desire to play a leading role in "influencing the decision-making processes in the international sports community".

Cabinet position since 2018 under Erdoğan, discussed issues including the Paris 2024 Olympics and anti-doping

medals at Tokyo 2020, Turkey's highest Olympic tally to date.The Minister is a member of the World Anti-Doping

Exclusive: Ukraine faces Olympic weightlifting ban after world champion’s doping violation

  • Weightlifting

Ukraine has had a third weightlifting doping violation since the end of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

month, has been announced today by the International Testing Agency (ITA), which carries out all anti-doping

Ukraine will be out of the Olympic Games.Under the IWF Paris qualifying rules, if three or more anti-doping

quota places - three for men and three for women.Ukrainian Oleksiy Torokhtiy was disqualified for a doping

of ineligibility of four years or more, all quota places shall be withdrawn.Ukraine has had multiple doping

and ITA databases.It had a reduced athlete quota at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games because of its past doping

Nine Russian wrestlers given two-year doping bans based on 2012 Moscow data

  • Wrestling

A group of nine Russian wrestlers, including eight female competitors, have incurred two-year doping

bans from the International Testing Agency (ITA), leading an independent anti-doping programme for United

System (LIMS) relating to 2012 provided by Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of Russia's national anti-doping

Championships, officially completed her ban on March 1 earlier this year having admitted to the anti-doping

 The cases have been part of an investigation conducted by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Intelligence