Olympic gold medal-winning kayaker Tate Smith of Australia has been hit with a two-year doping ban after failing a test during a training camp last year, it has been announced.
Russia's Liliya Shobukhova, officially stripped of her three Chicago and two London Marathon titles earlier this month, is free to compete again after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) agreed to support a seven-month reduction in the length of her suspension.
IAAF rules on women athletes with high levels of male hormones suspended as CAS demands scientific evidence
Rules made by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) requiring female athletes with high levels of male hormones to obtain medical clearance to compete have been suspended by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne.
FIFPro, football’s international players’ union, is to provide financial support to Claudia Pechstein, the German speed skater, in a legal battle that could have profound consequences for the way international sport settles its disputes.