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.
You do not need to look particularly hard to find comments from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) leadership which express how crucial sticking to the original roadmap on Russian reinstatement is for the future credibility and integrity of the organisation.
WADA Presidential candidate Helleland claims: “if our views are a nightmare then we know why we have to fight”
Norwegian politician Linda Helleland, set to stand next year to replace Sir Craig Reedie as President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has criticised the conflicts of interest that she claims are hampering the fight on doping.
Poland's Minister of Sport Witold Bańka has announced plans to run for the Presidency of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) next year.
Representatives from 17 National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) have reiterated their belief that Russia should not be declared recompliant with global drug testing rules until they have met all of their conditions for readmission.
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice-president Linda Helleland has confirmed her intention to stand to succeed Sir Craig Reedie as President when the Scot steps down next year.
WADA vice-president postpones Russian doping crisis review after strong opposition from sports movement
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice-president Linda Helleland postponed her proposal for a comprehensive review of the Russian doping crisis after it was rejected following strong opposition from the sports movement.
Proposal for audit of Russian doping crisis and RUSADA update among issues to be discussed at key WADA meetings
A proposal for a detailed audit of the Russian doping crisis and an update on the progress of the country's bid for compliance are among the key issues due to be discussed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) during its Executive Committee and Foundation Board meetings here.
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice-president Linda Helleland has called on the organisation to appoint an individual or body with no link to sport to carry out a detailed audit of the Russian doping crisis.
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice-president Linda Helleland has criticised the "confusing" way in which the International Olympic Committee (IOC) dealt with Russia "before, during and after" Pyeongchang 2018 in a hard-hitting address here today.
Liam Morgan: Concrete actions needed to repair broken anti-doping system as WADA prepares for key symposium
Next week in Lausanne, the great and the good from the anti-doping movement will gather for yet another key meeting billed as crucial in fighting an issue which has ripped global sport to its core.
A new platform has been set up by Governments from around the world to coordinate the fight against doping, it was announced here today.
Exclusive: WADA vice-president warns Russian crisis needs to be discussed properly at Foundation Board meeting
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice-president Linda Helleland has called for an "open and transparent" discussion on the Russian doping scandal and the response to the McLaren Report at the organisation’s crucial Foundation Board meeting in Seoul later this month.
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 are underway to set-up a formal collaboration group comprised of public authority representatives within the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), it was announced here today.