WADA finds no link between therapeutic exemptions, Olympic medals

Olympics May 22, 2020

WADA finds no link between therapeutic exemptions, Olympic medals

There's no meaningful link between an athlete having a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) and winning an Olympic medal, a study unveiled Thursday by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found. U.S. tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams and reigning Olympic and world all-around gymnastics champion Simone ...

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 ...

Sanfrecce defender Chiba receives tentative ban for doping

Soccer / J. League Oct 27, 2016

Sanfrecce defender Chiba receives tentative ban for doping

Sanfrecce Hiroshima defender Kazuhiko Chiba has been tentatively banned from playing due to a positive test for doping, the reigning J. League champions announced on Thursday. The 31-year-old Chiba tested positive for methylhexanamine, an energy-boosting stimulant that is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The test ...