It has taken a real effort of will to break off from festive preparations to pore over more detailed decisions of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Disciplinary Commission sitting in judgement on Russian athletes.
Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), said here today that a decision on whether to re-admit Russian athletes to international Para-sport will be made on December 19.
Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong, of Kenya, has been banned for four years for failing an out-of-competition dope test.
The United Kingdom Government has said it does not believe it should take steps towards criminisalising doping in sport, unlike its counterparts in Australia, France and Italy.
Russian drug testing statistics for 43 sports have been published by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in a bid to show "transparency" as they continue a process to reintegrate the world's largest country.
A Sunday in Paris, last month. All morning, and for most of the afternoon, members of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Executive Committee have sat ten floors up in the Pullman Tour Eiffel Hotel with the iconic French construction looming huge in their picture-window.
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) Medical Committee chairman is confident the anti-doping plans for the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade will prove effective.
The accreditation of two laboratories based in Kazakhstan and South Africa has been revoked by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised a plan put forward by the country’s Independent Public Anti-Doping Commission (IPADC) to help tackle athletes taking performance enhancing drugs.
Two of the men aiming to unseat the most powerful figure in world weightlifting want the sport’s governing body to give control of its anti-doping programme to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
The future of Britain’s most colourful and controversial boxer Tyson Fury, the self-described Gypsy King, is in the balance after a hearing in London.
European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen believes there has been “a change of mentality” in Russia regarding action to rectify allegations of widespread doping abuse and hopes to see the country’s athletes back in international action “sooner rather than later".
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has said the organisation "strongly supports" the idea of reinstating Russia to the World Anti-Doping Code.
Patrick Tuipulotu has said he is “pleased” after the New Zealand rugby player was cleared of anti-doping offences.
Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) President Dmitry Shlyakhtin is “hopeful” good news will come out of a meeting between officials from the country and the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Taskforce during the week.