Russia anti-doping boss expects lengthy Olympic ban

Olympics Oct 23, 2019

Russia anti-doping boss expects lengthy Olympic ban

Russia's anti-doping chief is predicting a lengthy Olympic ban for the national squad, lashing out at Moscow authorities who he says handed over falsified lab data to international investigators. The accusations are the latest scandal to hit Russian sport after the country was banned from ...

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 ...

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 ...

Soccer Dec 9, 2017

FIFA to examine Russian doping

FIFA is expecting to receive new evidence next week from a Moscow laboratory database about doping cases in Russian soccer. Players from Russia's squad at the 2014 World Cup are among 34 potential soccer cases arising from an investigation by Canadian Richard McLaren, who detailed ...

Olympics Dec 10, 2016

Murofushi expresses shock over McLaren Report findings

Former Olympian Koji Murofushi said Saturday that the McLaren Report released on Fridayby the World Anti-Doping Agency implicating over 1,000 Russian athletes in an institutional doping conspiracy was "shocking." "The scope is very big. It's a shocking report," said Murofushi, who won the gold medal ...