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Category: Drugs in sport

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Mo Farah ‘happy’ for Wada to retest samples in Nike investigation

• Farah: ‘They can test any of my samples anytime’• Former head of Jamaican Anti-Doping criticises Ukad approachMo Farah has waded into the row over whether his blood and urine samples should be retested as part of a World Anti-Doping Agency investigat…

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Mo Farah ‘happy’ for Wada to retest samples in Nike investigation

• Farah: ‘They can test any of my samples anytime’• Former head of Jamaican Anti-Doping criticises Ukad approachMo Farah has waded into the row over whether his blood and urine samples should be retested as part of a World Anti-Doping Agency investigat…

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Jessica Judd savages Ukad over reluctance to release Mo Farah samples

• British runner warns athletics ‘is dying drug-fuelled death’• Ukad will not hand over samples without ‘credible evidence’The British athlete Jessica Judd has warned athletics “is dying a drug?fuelled death” as the row over whether UK Anti-Doping shou…

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UK agency wants ‘credible evidence’ before handing over Mo Farah samples

• Nike Oregon investigation may seek blood and urine samples• Ukad says it will not respond to ‘trawling expedition’The UK Anti-Doping Agency has said it will not hand over Sir Mo Farah’s blood and urine samples to any investigation into the Nike Orego…

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London Marathon winner Wilson Kipsang to face anti-doping hearing

• Kenyan provisionally suspended for whereabouts failures• Hearing to be held under World Athletics Anti-Doping rulesThe two-times London Marathon winner Wilson Kipsang has been provisionally suspended for whereabouts failures and tampering with sample…

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IOC concerned by ‘very serious’ doping allegations in weightlifting

• Claims include girls aged 13 being encouraged to take drugs• German investigators make new allegations against IWFThe International Olympic Committee has expressed its concerns over “very serious and worrying” new allegations of doping and corruption…

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Freeman tribunal adjourned and may not finish until October 2020

• Case against former Team Sky doctor pushed back to next year• Dr Freeman’s health prevents testimony on MondayThe occasionally dramatic if sprawling medical tribunal of the former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman, which was due to …

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Why Britain cannot claim moral high ground after London 2012 | Barney Ronay

Few sporting nations are qualified to talk with certainty about the failings of others and, with London 2012 the most dope-ridden Olympics ever staged, Britain is not one of themAnd what a time it was, and what a time. Here’s a festive quiz question. W…

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Victoria Aggar resigns from Wada and says it is now ‘silencing athletes’

• British Paralympian served on Wada’s athlete committee• Aggar says ‘spineless’ decision on Russia provoked exitThe World Anti-Doping Agency has been rocked by the resignation of Victoria Aggar, a highly respected member of its own Athlete Committee, …

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BOA demands the ‘fullest possible sanctions’ be taken against Russia

• British Olympic Association support calls over Wada ban• Russian speaker suggests country host alternative GamesThe British Olympic Association has called for the “fullest possible sanctions” to be taken against Russia following the four-year World A…

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Wada committee member Victoria Aggar questions role after Russia ban

• British ex-Paralympian Aggar calls four-year ban ‘spineless’• Fellow committee member Adam Pengilly: ‘Nothing has worked’A highly-respected British member of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s athlete committee is questioning her future after condemning …

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Shock among Russian athletes over Wada four-year global ban for doping

Svetlana Romashina, the five-time Olympic champion, says the ban is a ‘blow to the reputation of clean athletes’The five-times Olympic gold medallist Svetlana Romashina was in the pool when she received the news that Russia had been slapped with a four…

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Wada acts on Russian doping but has it gone far enough?

Caveats and compromises in the small print mean there is a good chance Russian athletes and footballers will appear at the 2020 Olympics and the 2022 World CupIt makes for an alluring headline: Russia finally banned from international sport for four ye…

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Wada acts on Russian doping but has it gone far enough?

Caveats and compromises in the small print mean there is a good chance Russian athletes and footballers will appear at the 2020 Olympics and the 2022 World CupIt makes for an alluring headline: Russia finally banned from international sport for four ye…

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Claims of ‘lynching’ and ‘hysteria’ after Wada bans Russia for four years

• Russian PM: ‘Wada decision is anti-Russian hysteria’• Mariya Lasitskene: ‘I didn’t doubt it could end like this’The World Anti-Doping Agency’s decision to ban Russia from international sport for four years has divided sporting figures in the country,…

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Russian PM labels doping ban ‘anti-Russian hysteria’ – video

Russia’s prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has called the decision by the World Anti Doping Agency (Wada) to ban Russia for four years ‘anti-Russian hysteria’. The decision made on Monday will see Russia banned from competing at the Tokyo Olympics and the…

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‘Their flag will not fly’: Russia given four-year ban for doping offences – video report

Russia will be banned from the Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 football World Cup in Qatar after the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) voted unanimously to ban them for doping offences. Russia now has 21 days to appeal against the decision. Individual athlet…

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Russia banned from Tokyo Olympics and football World Cup

Wada delivers four-year ban for doping offencesIndividual athletes will still be allowed to competeThe World Anti-Doping Agency has voted unanimously to ban Russia from international sport for four years for doping offences.Russia now have 21 days to a…

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Dillian Whyte cleared after UK Anti-Doping withdraws steroid charge

Errant sample consistent with contamination, say UKADWhyte will fight Mariusz Wach on Ruiz-Joshua undercardUK Anti-Doping has withdrawn a charge against Dillian Whyte after clearing the British boxer of any wrongdoing.The 31-year-old provided a sample …

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Dillian Whyte cleared after UK Anti-Doping withdraws steroid charge

Errant sample consistent with contamination, say UKADWhyte will fight Mariusz Wach on Ruiz-Joshua undercardUK Anti-Doping has withdrawn a charge against Dillian Whyte after clearing the British boxer of any wrongdoing.The 31-year-old provided a sample …