International Testing Agency (ITA) director general Benjamin Cohen has revealed that Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) athletes are among the most tested heading into Tokyo 2020 here.
The International Testing Agency (ITA) has confirmed an 80 per cent implementation rate of testing recommendations after concluding its eight-month long pre-Olympic Games anti-doping programme.
Chilean weightlifter Arley Mendez has been cleared by the International Testing Agency (ITA) to compete at the delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo after accepting a one-month suspension for smoking cannabis.
In the wake of the latest doping scandal in weightlifting, National Federations have called for Nicu Vlad and Hasan Akkus to resign from the Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Three men who have held senior roles in weightlifting throughout the 21st century have been charged as a result of the shocking findings of an eight-month investigation into doping corruption, negligence and cover-ups in weightlifting.
Romania has been banned from weightlifting for a year because of multiple doping violations, and cannot compete at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
One of Bulgaria’s two weightlifters at the delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo may have to forfeit his place after a fellow member of the national team was charged with refusing to give a sample to testers.
The Ukrainian weightlifter Dmytro Chumak has been suspended on three charges after he and his coach allegedly tried to evade and bribe doping control officers.
Two Vietnamese weightlifters with a good chance of winning medals at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are likely to miss their chance because of multiple doping violations by their teammates.
The International Testing Agency (ITA) has signed an agreement with Tokyo 2020 and three Japanese Government organisations to work together on anti-doping operations during and before the Olympics.
Boyanka Kostova, one of the weightlifters disqualified from the London 2012 Olympic Games for doping, has tested positive a second time at the recent European Championships.
There is no doubt these are testing times in more ways than one as organisers aim to stage a safe and clean Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
International Testing Agency (ITA) director general Ben Cohen has stressed the "core" of his team will remain intact at this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics despite a reduction in anti-doping accreditations.
The International Testing Agency (ITA) is set to carry out an anti-doping programme at the Kraków-Małopolska 2023 European Games after securing a partnership with the European Olympic Committees (EOC).
The International Testing Agency (ITA) will collect around 3,200 samples during the pre-Games testing period for Tokyo 2020 from athletes in aquatics, the International Swimming Federation (FINA) has said.