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 ...

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 ...