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More Sports / Track & Field Feb 28, 2019

Collegiate hammer thrower suspended two years for doping

The Japan Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday it has suspended a Nihon University hammer thrower for two years after he tested positive for a banned substance. Following a doping test conducted at the national student championships last September, Takuya Matsubara tested positive for clomiphene, an anti-estrogenic ...

WADA says North Korea not complying with anti-doping code

Olympics Feb 14, 2019

WADA says North Korea not complying with anti-doping code

The World Anti-Doping Agency said North Korea's testing program has failed to comply with its code, threatening to derail a joint Korean bid for the 2032 summer Olympics. WADA gave Pyongyang four months to address doping concerns raised in a review in September, but the ...

More Sports Dec 22, 2018

Russia refuses to give data to WADA

World Anti-Doping Agency inspectors are leaving Moscow empty-handed after Russian authorities prevented them from accessing key doping data that the country's authorities had agreed to hand over. WADA reinstated the suspended Russian Anti-Doping Agency in September on the condition Russian authorities hand over lab data. But ...

More Sports / Boxing Dec 10, 2018

Ogawa eligible to fight after one-year doping suspension

The Japan Boxing Commission announced Monday that Kenichi Ogawa is eligible to fight once again after serving a one-year suspension for failing a doping test. Ogawa lost his IBF super featherweight belt and was banned for six months last winter after a doping test conducted ...

More Sports / Winter Sports Dec 8, 2018

Stefan Luitz under investigation for doping

Alpine skier Stefan Luitz is under investigation for allegedly breaking anti-doping rules by inhaling oxygen between runs during his giant slalom win at Beaver Creek last weekend. The International Ski Federation (FIS) told AFP on Friday it was looking into the matter after Italian and ...

General Oct 6, 2018

WADA bombarded by whistleblowers

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it has registered 400 cases after a flood of information from new whistleblowers. WADA investigations unit chief Guenter Younger said the agency has been approached by numerous whistleblowers in the wake of Russian doping scandals, which were sparked by insiders ...