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WADA forced to scrap original ADAMS upgrade and take financial hit

WADA forced to scrap original ADAMS upgrade and take financial hit

Dick Straight August 31, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has been forced to scrap original plans for a new version of its ADAMS data management system at considerable expense. The agency told insidethegames that the provider chosen to

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CAS upholds life bans imposed by IAAF on Diack, Balakhnichev and Melnikov

CAS upholds life bans imposed by IAAF on Diack, Balakhnichev and Melnikov

Dick Straight August 22, 2017 0

With their incredible track records of extortion, bribery, cover-ups, and lies, one would assume that Papa Massata Diack, Valentin Balakhnichev and Alexei Melnikov, would never work in athletics again. With the Court of Arbitration for Sport

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Movie Review: Icarus; a shocking look at systematic doping in Russia

Movie Review: Icarus; a shocking look at systematic doping in Russia

Christopher Kelsall August 18, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Genre: Documentary Release: August 4, 2017 Director: Bryan Fogel Music: Adam Peters Producers: Bryan Fogel, Dan Cogan, James R. Swartz, David Fialkow Cast: Bryan Fogel, Grigory Rodchenkov Cinematography: Jake Swantko, Timothy Rode Editors: Kevin Klauber,

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Russia apologise for doping scandal but IAAF vote overwhelmingly to keep ban in place

Russia apologise for doping scandal but IAAF vote overwhelmingly to keep ban in place

Dick Straight August 4, 2017 0

From Inside the Games An appeal from Russia to have its suspension by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) lifted failed at the world governing body’s Congress here today, even after the most public

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WADA warns Russia that Government must publicly accept McLaren Report before can be reinstated

WADA warns Russia that Government must publicly accept McLaren Report before can be reinstated

Dick Straight August 3, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Russia has been warned tonight by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that is must fulfill at least 12 more criteria before they can be ruled to be compliant with international rules. The

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IOC Executive Board approve plans for Independent Testing Authority in time for Pyeongchang 2018

IOC Executive Board approve plans for Independent Testing Authority in time for Pyeongchang 2018

Christopher Kelsall July 10, 2017 0

The International Olympic Committee may have resolved some of the testing issues that come up at international games. The plan is to have an Independent Testing Authority in place. The first games to test

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WADA revokes accreditation for laboratories in Kazakhstan and South Africa

WADA revokes accreditation for laboratories in Kazakhstan and South Africa

Christopher Kelsall July 2, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The accreditation of two laboratories based in Kazakhstan and South Africa has been revoked by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The Athletes’ Anti-Doping Laboratory in Almaty and the South African Doping Control

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RUSADA’s bid for reinstatement resumes

RUSADA’s bid for reinstatement resumes

Christopher Kelsall June 28, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The Russian Anti-Doping Agency’s (RUSADA) bid for reinstatement has been given a major boost after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced they could resume testing today. RUSADA has been granted permission to

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Ajee Wilson’s positive test; something other than beef smells rancid here

Ajee Wilson’s positive test; something other than beef smells rancid here

Christopher Kelsall June 20, 2017 2

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated American middle-distance runner, Ajee Wilson from Philadelphia, PA, tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug Zeranol, which is sold under the brand name Ralone. The positive result was

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Pound confident Russian athletes will be found guilty of Sochi 2014 doping despite IOC inaction

Pound confident Russian athletes will be found guilty of Sochi 2014 doping despite IOC inaction

Dick Straight June 6, 2017 0

Inside the Games Richard Pound has criticised International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach for the way he is continuing to respond to doping problems involving Russia and has expressed concerns over the aims of

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