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Doping samples to be sent to World Cup will cost $250,000

FIFA will run up $250,000 (£148,000/€181,000) in extra costs as a result of having to send samples from this summer's World Cup across the...

Executive Board Discusses Olympic Agenda 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board concluded a four-day brainstorming seminar today in Montreux, Switzerland, where discussions were led by IOC President Thomas Bach and...

No New WADA Labs for Europe or North America

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has served notice that no additional anti-doping laboratories will be approved over the next five years in either Europe...

Athletes Less Likely to Dope if They are Part of a Team, Study Claims

Athletes are less likely to take drugs if they are part of a team than if they are competing as individuals, research undertaken by...

Russians Caught for Drugs Doubled in a Year, Country’s Anti-Doping Agency Admits

Doping cases involving Russian athletes has more than doubled this year, revealed a report published yesterday. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) admitted that since the...

McQuaid Undermined over Doping by Head of USADA

Pat McQuaid's claim that the International Cycling Union (UCI) is taking the battle against drugs seriously faces being badly undermined after United States Anti-Doping...

Cookson Promises Inquiry into Whether UCI Colluded in Drugs Scandal if Elected President

British Cycling President Brian Cookson today demanded to know whether the International Cycling Union (UCI) was involved in the widespread doping uncovered by a...

Adidas Suspends Tyson Gay’s Contract as Administrators React to Latest Doping Incidents

Sportswear brand Adidas has moved to suspend its contract with Tyson Gay, the U.S. sprinter, as sports administrators began to react Monday to the...

Australian Anti-Doping Authority Given Police-Like Powers as Senate Passes Bill

Australia's Senate has passed a bill giving the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) greater powers to help it speed up doping investigations. The new...

USA Allowed to Keep Athens 2004 4x400m Relay Gold Medals Despite Drugs Admission

The United States has been allowed to keep the gold medals they won in the women's 4x400 meters relay at Athens 2004, despite one...

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