Athletes are Cattle, Meat on the Hook and Pawns

Is there any real reason to watch the Rio Olympics?  The World Anti-Doping Agency, a guardian of sports funded partially by taxpayer's money from...

UK Anti-Doping Criticized For Handling of Doctor Who Claimed to Have Doped 150 Athletes

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has been strongly criticized in an independent report today for its failure to alert the General Medical Council (GMC) about claims...

WADA to Review Evidence and Take Necessary Action Following Latest Doping Revelations in Kenya

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) “will review all evidence and take the necessary action” following claims a number of Kenyan and British athletes used...

Doping Scandal Calls for Thoughtful Analysis, Long-term Solutions

Accusations of state-directed doping in Russian Olympic sport have sent a shockwave through the entire movement, the like of which has been unseen since the...

Mutko Issues Plea to WADA President for Support Ahead of Report on Sochi 2014...

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has admitted that his country still has drug problems amid an insistence they are doing everything possible to improve...

Russian President Vows to Curb Doping

Russia will tighten the responsibility for doping abuse by athletes, with law enforcers to be empowered to investigate such cases, according to President Vladimir Putin. "The...

Rome Mayor Says Paying for Olympics “Immoral”

It is hard to tell if reality has set in for Brazil or just one politician has jumped to a conclusion. Rio de Janeiro's...

WADA Relax Meldonium Guidelines Again by Extending “No Fault” Window to September 30

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has extended the period during which athletes may escape punishment if they have tested positive for meldonium from March...

Mexico Removed From WADA Non-Compliant List

Mexico has been removed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from the list of countries whose drug testing procedures are non-compliant.  They were on...

Mutko Promises to Resign if Russia is Banned from Rio 2016

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed that he will resign if a ban on the country's athletes competing at this year's Olympic Games...

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