Russian sports ministry urges WADA to consider Meldonium Issue

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Russian sports ministry urges WADA to consider Meldonium Issue 

MOSCOW, May 11 — Russia sent a letter to WADA requesting to investigate meldonium probe results.

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Sharapova’s doping-related case to be decided by ITF Tribunal — world tennis body

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sharapova’s doping-related case to be decided by ITF Tribunal — world tennis body 

MOSCOW, April 13 — A doping case involving Russia’s tennis star and former World No. 1 Maria Sharapova will be considered by the Tribunal of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) despite recently announced thaw of requirements concerning banned substance meldonium, the ITF told TASS on Wednesday.

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Kenyan police probes doping claims

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kenyan police probes doping claims 

By Kimathi Kamau

NAIROBI, Feb. 15 (PNA/Xinhua) — Kenya's security officers have launched investigations into doping claims among athletes, saying the vice was painting the East African nation negatively.

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Australian club pleads guilty to safety breaches under sports supplements regime

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Australian club pleads guilty to safety breaches under sports supplements regime 

MELBOURNE, Nov. 30 — The Australian football club at the centre of one of the biggest drug scandals in Australian sports history, Essendon, will plead guilty to endangering player safety under its well-publicised supplements regime.

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Russian sports ministry stresses capability in solving doping issues

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russian sports ministry stresses capability in solving doping issues 

MOSCOW, Nov. 19 — Russia will continue to impose harsh punishments on its athletes for doping use and is capable of solving such issues on its own, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said.

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WADA suspends Moscow anti-doping laboratory

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on WADA suspends Moscow anti-doping laboratory 

MOSCOW, Nov. 11 — The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Tuesday suspended its accreditation of a Moscow anti-doping laboratory following accusations against Russia of breaching anti-doping regulations.

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Rio 2016 guarantee commitment to clean Olympics after publication of WADA doping report

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rio 2016 guarantee commitment to clean Olympics after publication of WADA doping report 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 10 — The Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games has reiterated its commitment to protecting clean athletes and promoting clean sport after the publication of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission report into allegations of widespread doping in sport.

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WADA shocked, appalled by report into widespread doping in sport

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on WADA shocked, appalled by report into widespread doping in sport 

BEIJING, Nov. 10 — An independent commission (IC) has made recommendations for WADA to declare Moscow anti-doping lab and Russian National Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) non-compliant.

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Interpol to coordinate global probe into athletics corruption

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Interpol to coordinate global probe into athletics corruption 

PARIS, Nov. 10 — World police body Interpol announced Monday it would coordinate a global investigation into an alleged international corruption scam involving sports officials as well as athletes suspected of a doping cover-up.

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Anti-doping commission delivers damning blow to Russian athletics

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Anti-doping commission delivers damning blow to Russian athletics 

GENEVA, Nov. 10 — An investigation probing into allegations of doping and corruption in Russian athletics confirmed on Monday "the existence of widespread cheating through the use of doping substances and methods to ensure, or enhance the likelihood of, victory for athletes and teams."

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