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England Netball appoints Nelson and Foster to drive professionalisation of sport

  • Non-Olympic Sports

England Netball has appointed Mark Foster as chief commercial officer and Claire Nelson as the managing director of the Netball Super League (NSL), aiming to help progress the sport towards professionalisation.

responsibility for commercial, marketing and communication at the governing body.He sits on the Board of UK Anti-Doping

AOC signs MoU with CNOSF targeting Paris 2024 and Brisbane 2032

  • ONOC

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to consult each other regarding current issues of concern and common interest.

NOCs) have agreed to work together on a range of matters including cooperation in the fight against doping

Committees have agreed to work together on a range of matters including cooperation in the fight against doping

CAS to hear WADA, RUSADA and ISU Valieva appeals "simultaneously"

  • Figure Skating

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has revealed it plans to hear appeals from the World Anti-Doping

Agency (WADA), Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and International Skating Union (ISU) against the

A RUSADA Disciplinary Committee ruled in January that Valieva had committed an anti-doping rule violation

to win the team gold, but insidethegames then exclusively revealed that she was at the centre of a doping

WADA's 2023 Play True Day campaign reaches more than 161 million worldwide

  • Latest

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) 2023 Play True Day digital campaign achieved a potential social media

Since 2014, in April of every year, the anti-doping community worldwide comes together to celebrate Play

and raising awareness among athletes, the sporting public and others of the importance of preventing doping

in sport," a WADA release said.This year’s campaign asked athletes, national and regional anti-doping

It was truly exciting to watch the anti-doping community worldwide come together online as a formidable

This was a unified effort to spread the Play True message, which is key to preventing doping in sport

IMMAF to host first anti-doping registered testing pool for athletes

  • Mixed Martial Arts

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) will be hosting an Anti-Doping Registered Testing

nbsp;The athletes will be responsible for providing information of their location in the  Anti-Doping

Administration and Management System (ADAMS).ADAMS is a platform managed by the World Anti-Doping Agency

that supports clean sport by simplifying daily activities of all the athletes involved in anti-doping

programmes.Sophie Mueller, the anti-doping manager, spoke on the importance of the RTP.There will be

federation to ensure all requirements and deadlines are met and to build up the national federation’s Anti-Doping

US bobsledder Willey admits doping violation and receives three-year ban

  • Bobsleigh and Skeleton

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) have announced that bobsledder Quentin Willey accepted the

findings of a positive doping test and is to be banned for three years.

after he admitted the violation.Bobsled Athlete Quentin Willey Accepts Three-Year Sanction for Anti-Doping

SBF President Borovčanin planning to run against IBA chief Kremlev if governing body fails to secure Olympic future

  • Boxing

Serbian Boxing Federation (SBF) President Nenad Borovčanin is planning to run against Russian Umar Kremlev for the post of International Boxing Association (IBA) President, if it helps in securing the sport's future at the Olympic Games.

The reasons cited by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are finances, judging and doping," the

medals at the World Championship, the popularity of boxing has been raised to a much higher level, anti-doping

Tampering is subject of AIU’s first Shining A Light article, Howman announces

  • Athletics

David Howman, chair of the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), has announced the start of a thought leadership series - Shining A Light - which will examine a sports-integrity topic on a quarterly basis, sharing insights and perspectives with the global sports community and media.

and calling them to account for their actions," the New Zealander, director general at the World Anti-Doping

New Russian Skating Federation President Sikharulidze pledges to work for international return

  • Skating

Newly appointed President of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia (FFKKR) Anton Sikharulidze has claimed that many international officials are keen for the return of Russian competitors despite the country's invasion of Ukraine has pledged to maintain contact with the International Skating Union (ISU).

seems likely that Anton Sikharulidze will have to respond to the final CAS ruling on Kamila Valieva's doping

Former IBU President Anders Besseberg formally charged with corruption in Norway

  • Biathlon

Former International Biathlon Union (IBU) President Anders Besseberg has been officially charged with "gross corruption" for the period when he led the world governing body, by prosecutors in Norway.

External Review Commission (ERC) of favouring and protecting Russian interests, "particularly in the anti-doping

years.Besseberg has denied the allegations and never accepted a bribe or sought to influence the IBU's anti-doping

have been made against him in the past, especially the fact that he was accused of influencing anti-doping

 "He is happy about that, because he believes that he has taken a hard line in his anti-doping efforts

IIHF President Tardif warns Russia and Belarus will remain banned until war in Ukraine is over

  • Ice Hockey

International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President Luc Tardif has revealed that a "final decision" on the participation of Russia and Belarus for the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo will not be made until next March but stressed that they will only return if the war in Ukraine is over.

pro-Russian remarks and was a critic of sanctions imposed on the nation in response to the state-sponsored doping

WADA seeks interest for hosting Africa regional office

  • News

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is seeking expressions of interest for hosting its Africa regional

decide on the successful applicant at its meeting on September 22.The country, city and National Anti-Doping

Russian Paralympic Committee claims suspension represents "discrimination"

  • Paralympics

The Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) has alleged that its suspension from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) represents "discrimination against Russian athletes with disabilities on the basis of their nationality".

threatened to boycott.It went further than the IOC at Rio 2016 in response to the Russian state-sponsored doping