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WADA Website Subjected to Series of Recent Hackings, Director General Claims

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) website has been the subject of daily hacking attempts for almost three weeks, largely from Russia, the organization’s director...

Cuban Discus Thrower Stripped of Beijing 2008 Silver Medal for Doping

Cuban discus thrower Yarelys Barrios has been stripped of her Beijing 2008 silver medal for retrospectively failing a drugs test at the Games following...

California Senate Urges Governing Bodies to Rescind Medals Won by East Germans During Doping...

A resolution has been passed by the California Senate which calls on the International Olympic Committee and the International Swimming Federation (FINA) to rescind...

Anti-Doping Organizations Call for WADA Reforms After Rio 2016 Russian Controversy

A number of “wide-ranging” reforms within the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have been proposed following a special summit of 17 National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs)...

Equestrian Federation Confirms All Rio 2016 Doping Samples Came Back Negative

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has announced that all doping samples taken from riders and horses at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games returned negative. Sixty...

China Faces One-Year Ban From Weightlifting Over Repeated Doping Cases

China are facing a one-year ban from weightlifting after the sport’s world governing body confirmed that the country's three failed retests from Beijing 2008...

Putin Says International Paralympic Committee ‘Humiliating Itself’ with Russian Team Ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the International Paralympic Committee is humiliating itself by barring the Russian Paralympic team from the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil...

Russian Officials Outraged by Court’s Decision to Uphold Paralympics Ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin preferred to keep quiet – but Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as well as Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko loudly expressed their...

Strong Opposition to Isinbayeva Joining International Olympic Committee From Current Members

New Zealand's Sarah Walker has been elected as the fifth new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission as the four individuals...

Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia ‘Guaranteed’ Weightlifting Bans After Rio 2016

International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamas Ajan has given a "guarantee" that all lifters from Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will be handed a one-year...

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