Russia’s athletics federation said Wednesday it had paid a doping fine with help from the sports ministry so it can avoid expulsion from the sport’s global governing body.
Russia’s athletics federation on Tuesday sent a letter to the world athletics body, asking them to delay a planned review after it failed to pay a doping fine.
Russia’s Athletics Federation missed the deadline on Wednesday to pay part of a million-dollar fine handed down by the world athletics body, jeopardising some Russian athletes’ hopes of competing internationally.
The former anti-doping chief of athletics’ world governing body told a French court Monday that Lamine Diack urged him to bend the rules on Russian doping cases to avoid “a scandal” that would scare off sponsors.
Athletes are fooling themselves if they think they can use the chaos caused globally by the coronavirus pandemic to cheat, World Anti-Doping Agency president Witold Banka has told AFP.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has acknowledged that its anti-doping programme will be “severely disrupted” because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Morocco and Nigeria were on Thursday added to the list of countries at highest doping risk by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), less than five months from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The doping control officers (DCOs) must pass virus test and relative medical checks before they are allowed to carry out doping tests amid a nationwide fight against the new coronavirus, China Anti-Doping Agency (CHINADA) said here on Wednesday.
The entire board of Russia’s athletics federation has resigned as the government attempts to find a way out of the country’s deepening doping crisis before this year’s Olympic Games.
The Athletics Integrity Unit has recommended that World Athletics expel Russia from the global federation, the doping watchdog announced on Wednesday.
Outgoing WADA President Craig Reedie says the Russian doping scandal shows that clean sport is under attack, but the anti-doping organization now has the tools to better weed out drug cheats.
Russia’s Olympic Committee will do all it can to ensure Russian athletes take part in the 2020 Games, its chief said Thursday, as the country faces a four-year doping ban.
Christian Coleman wants an apology from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) now that the body has dropped a whereabouts charge against him, the American sprinter said on Wednesday.
Russian race walker Sergey Bakulin has been suspended for eight years for an anti-doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Education, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has concluded a four-day educational and instructional sports doping workshop on Friday in Koh Kong province.
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is a “drug cheat” who should not be competing: Fraser says.
Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia’s efforts to reform its anti-doping practices.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is investigating claims Russian officials tried to cover up a doping case involving high jumper Danil Lysenko, following a report in Britain’s Sunday Times.
Nine months after returning from a doping suspension, Dan Evans will look for his biggest victory when he takes on holder Federer.
WADA expresses “extreme disappointed” that the December 31 deadline imposed on Russia by WADA has not been adhered to.
Jon Jones reclaims the Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight title.
Five weightlifters are suspended after retests came back positive for doping.
Reedie is offended by allegations that WADA put money above clean sport.
The three sports which recorded the most doping cases in the last 12 years risk being trimmed or dropped altogether.
Former Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has had his doping ban increased to 18 months following an appeal.
Six-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte has been suspended 14 months for an anti-doping violation.
Four-time Tour de France champion Froome says being cleared of doping allegations had lifted a “huge weight” from his shoulders.
Putin calls for sports officials to restore Moscow’s place in international sport.
Berlin protests Moscow’s decision to ban from the World Cup a German journalist who broke the story on doping scandal.
Five Australian trainers and three stablehands face long bans after they were found guilty of doping horses.