WBO superfly champ Kazuto Ioka had positive doping test before fight

Boxing Apr 27, 2021

WBO superfly champ Kazuto Ioka had positive doping test before fight

WBO world super flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka had tested positive for doping in December when he defended the title for the second time, sources familiar with the matter said Monday. Ioka's private attorney Masanao Hattori said the 32-year-old, who tested positive for cannabis, has never ...

Russian Paralympic chiefs resign in order to reinstate group

Paralympics Mar 31, 2021

Russian Paralympic chiefs resign in order to reinstate group

The president of Russia's Paralympic Committee, Vladimir Lukin, and other senior officials resigned Tuesday in line with requirements mandated by the international paralympic body stemming from a doping scandal. The International Paralympic Committee in 2016 suspended Russia following allegations the country had instituted a systemic ...

Russia's doping ban for Tokyo Games finalized

Olympics Feb 3, 2021

Russia's doping ban for Tokyo Games finalized

Russia's ban from the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games was finalized Tuesday after neither the World Anti-Doping Agency nor Russian authorities appealed a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that bars the country from international competition until December 2022. WADA handed Russia a ...

Olympics Nov 2, 2020

Russia takes battle against doping ban to court

Russia will attempt to overturn its four-year ban from international competition this week in the latest chapter of a long-running and controversial saga over state-sanctioned doping. In December of 2019, the World Anti-Doping Agency declared the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) to be non-compliant after being ...