Doping News

Paralympics world body to lift Russia ban, with conditions

Russia has been barred from international Paralympic competitions since August 2016 over allegations of state-sponsored doping similar to the ones that led to the suspension of its athletics federation and anti-doping agency.

London 2012 high jump champion Ivan Ukhov among 12 Russians banned by CAS

Ivan Ukhov and Svetlana Shkolina, who won high jump bronze in 2012 and gold at the 2013 world championships, were given four-year bans and will be stripped of their medals.


Russian athletics federation withdraws appeal against doping ban

The federation had filed an appeal against at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in September against IAAF's decision to extend the ban, imposed in November 2015.

Doping agency forgives Russia but says more work needed

WADA officials accumulated the data more than two weeks after the Dec. 31 deadline they had insisted upon.

Georgian wrestler Davit Modzmanashvili stripped of 2012 Olympic silver for doping

The IOC says a freestyle wrestler from Georgia is stripped of his 2012 London Olympics silver medal after testing positive for an anabolic steroid

WADA to visit Moscow lab and access data next week

Russian authorities must also ensure that any re-analysis of samples required by WADA following review of the laboratory data is completed by no later than June 30 2019.


Inderjeet Singh's ban overturned, NADA pulled up

Following a long-drawn hearing by the disciplinary panel, Inderjeet was banned in July this year. Not satisfied with the procedure followed, the athlete knocked on the doors of the appeal panel.

Corruption probe launched into Russian biathlon doping

That 2016 vote was later overturned following protests by the World Anti-Doping Agency, and the event relocated to Pokljuka, Slovenia.

How NADA rested as athletes trained

Top stars not tested while number of out-of-competition tests do not meet WADA-mandated norms.

CAS agrees contamination caused Russian Olympic doping

Court of Arbitration for Sport has lifted a provisional ban imposed on one of the two Russian athletes who tested positive for doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics.