Sports / Doping

IAAF under fire again over Russian doping

2015-12-22 16:29

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) was again forced to defend its actions over Russian doping on Monday after a leaked email showed how officials planned a damage-limitation strategy before the 2013 Moscow world championships.

Blanket ban on dope-tainted nations 'unjust'

2015-12-15 14:01

The World Olympians Association (WOA) has called blanket bans on competitors from doping-tainted nations "unjust" and called for urgent action to ensure clean athletes are allowed to participate in major sporting events.

No deadline on Russia return

2015-11-28 08:18

The question of whether Russia will take part in next year's Olympic Games was no clearer on Thursday after IAAF president Sebastian Coe held a news conference dominated instead by his personal relationship with Nike.

Russia accept full suspension from athletics over doping: IAAF

2015-11-27 11:05

Russia have accepted the full suspension from athletics over widespread doping without requesting a hearing, announced the sport's world governing body IAAF.

Russia promises Athletics Federation reform to ensure participation in 2016 Olympic

2015-11-17 11:01

Russian Olympic Committee said that the structure of the country's Athletics Federation would be reformed as soon as possible.

WADA report 'biased' against Russia: Russian Foreign Ministry

2015-11-13 10:31

The report of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) alleging widespread doping and corruption in Russian athletics appears biased against Russia, the country's Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

WADA commission recommends banning of Russian athletes

2015-11-09 22:48

The World Anti-Doping Agency commission calls for Russian athletes to be banned from the sport over alleged doping offences.

Kenyans test positive at world championships

2015-08-27 13:58

Kenyan athletes Koki Manunga and Joyce Zakary have been handed provisional bans after failing doping tests at the world championships, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Wednesday.

Jamaica's Usain Bolt sprints past doping questions

2015-08-21 07:38

Usain Bolt, the 28-year-old sprint great from Jamaica, artfully dodged questions about doping in track and field and his rivalry with twice-suspended US runner Justin Gatlin during a meeting with a select band of journalists in Beijing on Thursday.

Park Tae-hwan apologizes for doping ban

2015-03-27 15:46

South Korea's Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan has offered a public apology after receiving an 18-month ban for failing a doping test.

South Korea could lift Park's ban before Rio Olympics

2015-03-26 11:36

South Korea's Olympic body said Thursday it is considering easing its eligibility rules for athletes entering international competitions, which would allow banned former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan a chance at qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

South Korean swimming star Park banned 18 months for doping

2015-03-24 09:12

South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan was banned 18 months by world swimming body FINA on Monday after failing a drug test last year.

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