The meldonium concentration in the blood sample of Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova exceeds the permissible level, Russia’s Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has admitted, before vowing to "restore her position in sport".
A key member of the 2015 Cycling Independent Commission Report has been appointed to overhaul the practices of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) by the World Anti-Doping Agency, it has been announced.
The Beijing laboratory was suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) because it reported two false negative tests last year, the head of the facility Xu Youxuan has admitted.
Ukraine’s Artem Tyshchenko has had his provisional suspension after testing positive for meldonium lifted, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) has announced.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that it has suspended the accreditation of the Beijing laboratory in China for a maximum period of four months.
Olympic champion Elistratov among host of Russians to have bans lifted after testing positive for meldonium
Olympic short track speed skating champion Semion Elistratov of Russia and team-mate Pavel Kulizhnikov have had their suspensions for testing positive for recently banned substance meldonium momentarily lifted by the International Skating Union (ISU), it has been reported.
London Marathon event director Hugh Brasher has said here today that "absolutely everything" is being done to ensure clean racing at this year’s event, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday (April 24).
A new bill which criminalises doping has been passed by Kenya's parliament - easing fears that the athletics powerhouse will be banned from the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Two international experts to make full-time switch to Russia as efforts to overturn IAAF ban continue
Two "international anti-doping experts" will be based in Russia full-time as the country steps up its efforts to have its athletics ban overturned in time for Rio 2016.
The 35 members of the Association of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Recognised Sports are set to have an increased presence at Rio 2016 and the preceding Session after being offered the chance to attend, insidethegames understands.
Maria Sharapova will miss the French Open due to her ongoing suspension for failing a drugs test.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revoked the accreditation of the Moscow Laboratory in Russia.
Maria Sharapova’s lawyer has criticised the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) handling of “issues related to meldonium” after the organisation sought to clarify the substance’s inclusion on the banned list yesterday.
A date for Maria Sharapova's anti-doping hearing cannot be revealed for confidentiality reasons, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has told insidethegames.
Athletes facing doping bans for meldonium could face no punishment if below one microgram of the heart attack drug was detected and their failed test came before March 1.