The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) may draw on its newly-gathered investigations fund to enable Richard McLaren’s work to continue, Olivier Niggli, director general, has told insidethegames, insisting: “We’ll find the money”.
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David Kenworthy has used his last performance report as chair of UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) to deliver a strongly-worded warning about the consequences for sport of sub-standard governance.
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has published audited annual financial accounts for the first time, in a move that makes plain the full extent of the body’s dependence on the Olympic Games for its financial stability.
Olivier Niggli, incoming director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), is aiming to finalise a policy on working with whistleblowers, such as the Stepanovs and former Moscow laboratory chief Grigory Rodchenkov, before the end of the year.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) have reported an increased annual loss of CHF1.22 million (£874,000/$1.2 million/€1.1 million) for 2015.
Exclusive: Reedie looking to build $1 million-plus doping investigations fund as pressure for tough action mounts
Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), hopes to have a $1 million-plus (£690,000/€891,000) investigations fund at his disposal within a matter of months, as pressure to take a harder line on drug cheats continues to mount in the build-up to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Moscow Laboratory has been partly reaccredited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to enable it to resume analysis of blood samples.
Athletics powerhouse Kenya looks finally to be en route to putting its anti-doping house in order, a week after being declared non-compliant by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Contaminated meat is continuing to pose a challenge for FIFA dope testers.
New analysis by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has revealed that anti-doping authorities caught 13 per cent fewer drug cheats in 2014, in spite of analysing around 10,000 more samples than the previous year.
Working papers for next month’s SportAccord General Assembly seen by insidethegames show the sheer scale of the downsizing forced on the umbrella body for Olympic and non-Olympic sports, as a consequence of the devastating fall-out from the bombshell speech delivered last year in Sochi by Marius Vizer, the then SportAccord President.
Victoria Pendleton, the Olympic gold medal-winning track cyclist, has treated a 70,000-strong Cheltenham crowd to a display of courage and rare sporting versatility by partnering a chaser called Pacha Du Polder to a fifth-place finish at British jumps racing’s blue riband festival.
The scale of the financial damage wreaked by FIFA’s year of turmoil is starting to become apparent, with revenue from marketing rights to the World Cup, the governing body’s flagship tournament, down over $100 million (£69 million/€89 million) - or 29 per cent - in 2015 from the equivalent figure in 2011, the corresponding point in the previous four-year commercial cycle.
The British government is cutting its direct spending on anti-doping at a time when much attention is focused on how to channel more money into the fight against drugs cheats.
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman says he has not yet decided whether to run for the Presidency of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO).