CIA Charges 7 Russian Operatives for Anti-Doping Cyber Attacks

Earlier this month, a federal grand jury in Pennsylvania indicted seven Russian military intelligence officers on charges of hacking American and…

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WADA Published 2019 List of Prohibited Substances, Methods

On September 28th, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; the 2019 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes; and the 2019 Monitoring Program, which were all approved by WADA‘s Executive Committee on September 20th.

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WADA Reinstates Russia With Lower-Than-Planned Standards of Compliance

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) voted Thursday to officially reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), officially ending the nearly three-year suspension of the Russian organization.

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IOC Athletes’ Committee Supports Alterations of RUSADA Plan

The athletes’ commission includes double pole vault Olympic gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva, who was forced out as the head of RUSADA in 2017 for criticizing WADA’s original punishment of the organization.

USOC Responds to WADA Recommendation to Reinstate RUSADA

the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), led by newly-appointed CEO Sarah Hirshland, released a statement expressing its hopes that WADA will make a decision that restores athletes’ confidence in the international anti-doping system, as well as the Olympic and Paralympic movements.


The CAS has set up in Jakarta at the main stie of the 2018 Asian Games.

Italian Volleyballer Federico Nicolini Given 5-Month Doping Suspension

Italian volleyball player Federico Nicolini has been given a 5-month suspension by the Italian anti-doping authority after failing a doping test…

Stockholm Drug-Testing Lab Partially Suspended by WADA

The lab is one of 4 currently suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency from conducting doping tests.

Italian Beach Player Matteo Martino Fails Doping Test in Milan

Italian beach volleyball player Matteo Martino, who placed 9th at the 2011 World Championships, has tested positive for 4 Anabolic Androgenic Steroids.

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Lube Civitanova Star Jiri Kovar Given Temporary Suspension for Doping

Jiri Kovar (right, #2) has been given a temporary suspension after testing positive for a banned substance during the final match of the Italian Championship playoffs.

Russia Set to Sign 4-Year Anti-Doping Agreement with IOC

Russian Olympic Committee President Stanislav Pozdnyakov announced that the nation will be signing a 4-year deal intended to further anti-doping measures.

WADA Reports 1,595 Doping Violations in 2016 – Lowest on Record

In its 4th annual Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report, WADA announced that in 2016, athletes produced 1,596 ADRVs.

CAS Reinstates Sochi Results for 27 Russian Athletes, Suspends 12

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld appeals by 27 Russian athletes accused of doping violations and partially upheld appeals by a dozen more.

Polish Outside Hitter Jakub Rohnka Suspended for 3 Months

Rohnka tested positive for the banned substance methylhexaneamine, which he says was in a supplement.

Rusada Remains Non-Compliant As Zhukov Denies State-Run Doping System

ROC President Alexander Zhukov stated that Russia will not recognize the conclusions of the McLaren Report, thereby halting any chances of RUSADA becoming WADA-compliant.

Company At Center Of Doping Protocol Bottle Controversy Ends Business

“The Board of Directors of Berlinger Special AG has resolved that the company will cease production of its doping control kits in the medium term,” the company said late last week.

Doping Exposée Icarus Wins Academy Award For Best Documentary

Icarus, a documentary film directed by American Bryan Fogel on the topic of doping in sports, won the 2018 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

WADA Suspends Bucharest Anti-Doping Laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of its laboratory in Bucharest, Romania, that was provisionally suspended in…

Denmark Adds To Annual WADA Contribution To Target Code Compliance

The Government of Denmark has announced a contribution of USD 70,000 to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), with the funds dedicated to the agency’s Code Compliance Monitoring program activities.

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