New drug tests will be developed soon to help detect use of erythropoietin (EPO) over a far longer period, International Olympic Committee (IOC) medical and scientific director Richard Budgett hopes, he revealed here today.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials have defended the presence of Semen Elistratov, the short-track speed skater who won a bronze medal for Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR), at Pyeongchang 2018 despite him having failed a drugs test for meldonium.
"Significant operational" control will still be taken by the new Independent Testing Authority (ITA) in the management of the anti-doping system at next year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, it has been promised.
Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has hinted that Russia is moving in the right direction to be declared compliant before next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Plans for an Independent Testing Authority (ITA) to take over all aspects of doping control at major events have been approved here today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board.
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) medical and scientific director Richard Budgett has strongly defended the existing system for Therepeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) in which athletes can apply for permission to take otherwise banned substances for medical reasons.
More positive doping tests have been found by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as they continue to re-analyse samples from the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Games.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) medical and scientific director Richard Budgett admits to having felt "shocked and betrayed" by the allegations of state-sponsored doping uncovered from Sochi 2014
Cloud-based medical data management software developed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in conjunction with General Electric (GE) will be in operation during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it has been announced.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical and Scientific Commission chair Uğur Erdener will lead a delegation to the University of Brighton to review their anti-doping research.