26.2.2024

Anti-Doping Scandal: Former La Liga midfielder tested positive for banned substance but case was archived

Following a series of revelations surrounding the Spanish Anti-Doping Agency (CELAD), the latest has involved Alcorcon midfielder Yan Eteki. The Cameroonian tested positive for injected betametasone, but the case never made it to a hearing. In 2019, Eteki tested positive for the banned substance, which is considered doping by WADA, after a 4-2 win in … Anti-Doping Scandal: Former La Liga midfielder tested positive for banned substance but case was archived

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22.2.2024

American man jailed after 2020 Tokyo Olympics doping charge

An American man has been jailed for three months after pleading guilty to involvement in providing banned performance-enhancing drugs to athletes before the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Eric Lira, 44, was sentenced after becoming the first person to be charged under the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act – an American federal law that criminalises doping schemes that … American man jailed after 2020 Tokyo Olympics doping charge

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16.2.2024

Simona Halep blames a Canadian company for her positive doping test

Simona Halep, the former tennis world number one, has initiated a legal battle against Quantum Nutrition, operating under the name Schinoussa Superfoods, in a New York state court in Manhattan. The lawsuit comes in the wake of a four-year doping suspension that has put her illustrious career at a significant crossroads. Halep is demanding over … Simona Halep blames a Canadian company for her positive doping test

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29.1.2024

Sports tribunal bans Russian Kamila Valieva from figure skating through 2025

    (npr.org) Nearly two years after the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, an international sports tribunal in Switzerland issued a final ruling on Monday that Russian figure skating phenom Kamila Valieva “committed an anti-doping rule violation.”     The Court for Arbitration of Sport (CAS) ruled that Valieva will be suspended from international competition … Sports tribunal bans Russian Kamila Valieva from figure skating through 2025

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26.1.2024

GLOBAL STUDY OF DOPING CASES INVOLVING MINORS POINTS TO RUSSIA, INDIA AND CHINA

    (macaudailytimes.com.mo) A 10-year global study of positive doping tests by children and young teenagers showed most sanctions came from Russia, India, and China and in sports like weightlifting, athletics, and cycling, the World Anti-Doping Agency said yesterday [Macau time].   Diuretics, stimulants and anabolic steroids were the most commonly found substances in more … GLOBAL STUDY OF DOPING CASES INVOLVING MINORS POINTS TO RUSSIA, INDIA AND CHINA

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17.1.2024

A list of athletes whose doping bans are over and are eligible to compete at Olympic Games

(pulsesports.co.ke) A list of four Kenyan athletes who have faithfully served their doping bans and are eligible to compete at the Olympic Games in Paris, France. The Olympic Games are coming up and many Kenyan athletes will be seeking to secure a ticket to represent the country on the global stage, and in this article, … A list of athletes whose doping bans are over and are eligible to compete at Olympic Games

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21.12.2023

Nick Ponzio accepts 18-month ban for missing three doping tests

(insidethegames.biz) The Italian naturalised US shot putter, who will not be competing at Paris 2024, blamed a “mistake on his mobile phone” when he was asked to take part in the mandatory random testing of athletes, according to Italian media. The Italian Anti-Doping Agency (NADO) has imposed an 18-month ban on shot putter Nick Ponzio … Nick Ponzio accepts 18-month ban for missing three doping tests

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21.12.2023

Boston Marathon finisher receives three-year doping suspension

(runningmagazine.ca) On Thursday, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced the suspension of Kenyan marathoner Maurine Chepkemoi after she tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO) on Nov. 3 during an out-of-competition doping test in Iten, Kenya. Chepkemoi has a marathon personal best of 2:20:18 from a second-place finish at the 2021 Amsterdam Marathon. Since 2021, she has … Boston Marathon finisher receives three-year doping suspension

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17.12.2023

ITA WILL START RE-TESTING SAMPLES FROM RIO 2016 FOR DOPING VIOLATIONS

(swimswam.com) The International Testing Agency (ITA) recently announced that it will begin re-analyzing samples from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games for doping and other rule violations. The samples from the 2016 Games will be selected by a risk assessment that factors physiology of sport, the individual athlete, country, and information from investigations and intelligence. The … ITA WILL START RE-TESTING SAMPLES FROM RIO 2016 FOR DOPING VIOLATIONS

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12.12.2023

WADA’s new search tool: a great resource for researchers

(wada-ama.org) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to share the newest development on its website—an optimized filtering tool that allows researchers and stakeholders to search for scientific and social science WADA-funded projects based on research themes, researcher name, institution, country, year of approval, etc. This development comes in response to stakeholder feedback indicating a … WADA’s new search tool: a great resource for researchers

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8.12.2023

Russian athletes back in doping spotlight after Paris green light

(reuters.com) – The doping spotlight is once again on Russia after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) cleared the way on Friday for the country’s athletes to compete at next year’s Paris Summer Games as neutrals. Russians and Belarusians had initially been banned from competing internationally following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last year, for which Belarus … Russian athletes back in doping spotlight after Paris green light

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7.12.2023

Maximum 4-year ban sought for Pogba in doping case

(tsn.ca) ROME (AP) — Anti-doping prosecutors in Italy requested a maximum four-year ban for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba on Thursday after the World Cup winner tested positive for testosterone. Pogba opted not to make a plea bargain with Italy’s anti-doping agency, meaning the case will be tried before the country’s anti-doping court. If the four-year … Maximum 4-year ban sought for Pogba in doping case

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