Thomas Bach is "out of touch" and has his "head in the sand", United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart has claimed after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President attacked officials not elected by the sports world who say they speak on behalf of athletes.
Sir Craig tells Tygart to get own house in order instead of attacking WADA in response to White House criticism
Sir Craig Reedie hit back at the stinging criticism the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has received as he told United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart to address issues in his own country instead of attacking the global watchdog.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has failed to protect the integrity of sport by reinstating Russia and the decision "casts a dark shadow over the credibility" of the organisation, vice-president Linda Helleland has admitted.
Tygart accuses Bach of "throwing in the towel" on doping and says RUSADA reinstatement would be "devastating blow"
Travis Tygart, the chief executive of the United States Anti-Doping Agency, has accused International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach of "throwing in the towel" after he conceded that sport's battle against drugs cannot be won.
The hearing convened in Washington D.C yesterday by the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe - aka the Helsinki Commission - into the effects of doping in international sport may not have produced any startling new facts. But it very definitely generated a concerted challenge to those who feel that criminalising doping is not the way forward.
United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) officials have claimed the organisation is leading by example following what they described as a "tepid" response from the sporting world to the doping scandal in Russia - a country which they claim was "punished in appearance only".
United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart has claimed here today that it is not possible to promote and police sport, reiterating his organisation's belief that conflicts of interest need to be removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Board members have "reached a consensus" on how to react to an ongoing sexual abuse scandal within USA Gymnastics.
IOC claims it wants WADA to be independent after Tygart slams them for letting down clean athletes at Rio 2016
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has taken steps to once again outline its plan for anti-doping reforms following the evidence given at a Congressional Sub-Committee hearing in Washington D.C.
Michael Phelps is set to testify at a Congressional Sub-Committee hearing in the United States next week, looking into the country’s anti-doping system.
Leaders spanning 19 National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADO) have called for all sporting competitions, including the FIFA World Cup in 2018, to be removed from Russia until the country apologises for the Government-sponsored drug programme alleged in the McLaren Report.
With that key World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Foundation Board meeting fast approaching, last week seemed a good time for my first head-to-head with Travis Tygart, chief executive of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and the closest thing we have to an Eliot Ness of anti-doping.
United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart has called on International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to "repair and restore" his legacy by pushing for a drugs testing system that is truly independent from sports bodies.
International Federations will "pull out all the stops" claims IOC Executive Board member as criticism on Russia decision mounts
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Patrick Hickey insists the International Federations (IFs) will “pull out all the stops” in assessing whether Russian athletes can compete at Rio 2016 amid a backlash of criticism towards the organisation for their decision not to impose a blanket ban on the country.
USADA chief executive praises progress made by UCI after signing collaborative anti-doping partnership
United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart has praised the progress made by the International Cycling Union (UCI) on anti-doping after signing a collaborative partnership with the governing body.