World Anti-Doping Agency

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has questioned the potential impact a new US anti-doping bill could have on the wider efforts to combat the use of illegal substances in sport

Witold Bańka, Poland’s Sports Minister, has put his name forward to succeed Craig Reedie as president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) towards the end of 2019.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has hailed the introduction of a new bill in its home province of Quebec, Canada, as a means of safeguarding its activities in the pursuit of drug cheats.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Thursday) confirmed it will appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) decision to overturn or reduce doping bans given to 28 Russian athletes at the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has claimed it is now in compliance with the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) Code, while the body’s interim president, Gafur Rakhimov, has instigated legal action in a bid to clear his name in the sporting world.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has said it will not waver from its two key demands in the roadmap to rehabilitate the Russian anti-doping system, as senior figures again expressed their frustration at the response from authorities in the country.

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has today (Thursday) said it has filed a civil lawsuit against the World Anti-Doping Agency over its refusal to endorse it as a Wada signatory.

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has rejected a challenge by a group of French athletes against the anti-doping ‘whereabouts’ system.

The laboratory of the National Anti-Doping Organisation of France, which is located in Paris, has had its World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) accreditation reinstated.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has called on International Federations (IFs) to “diligently” follow up on new intelligence provided at a meeting today (Thursday) as names of athletes and related performance-enhancing substances concerning the Russian doping scandal were handed over.

Mexico’s anti-doping facility has today (Tuesday) had its World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) accreditation reinstated after being suspended for more than a year.

Biathlete Olga Zaitseva has today (Friday) become the latest Russian medallist at the Sochi 2014 winter Olympic Games to be handed a life ban, as Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko again issued strong denials regarding the existence of a state-backed doping system.

The International Olympic Committee has today (Thursday) concluded its reanalysis of Russian drug tests from the 2012 summer Olympic Games and sanctioned two further athletes.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued life bans to a further five Russian athletes, including Sochi 2014 gold medallists Dmitrii Trunenkov and Aleksei Negodailo, as it gave its full backing to the evidence supplied by whistle-blower Grigory Rodchenkov and World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) report author Professor Richard McLaren into the doping system in place at Russia’s winter Olympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today issued life bans to a further four Russian athletes, including Sochi 2014 gold medallist Alexander Tretyakov, as part of the latest set of sanctions surrounding doping at Russia’s home winter Olympic Games.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has approved a “game changing” International Standard for Code Compliance by Signatories (ISCCS), along with an eight per cent hike in its budget for 2018.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued life bans from the Olympics to two Russian athletes, including a gold medallist at Sochi 2014, in the first sanctions to be handed down following the investigation into an alleged state-backed doping system in place at Russia’s winter Olympics.