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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From Inside the Games The accreditation of two laboratories based in Kazakhstan and South Africa has been revoked by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).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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Opinion: Call me when USADA publishes a final document on Nike Oregon Project

Opinion: Call me when USADA publishes a final document on Nike Oregon Project

Christopher Kelsall May 26, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Flotrack, an online publication that promotes the sport of athletics (track and field) and based in Austin, Texas, published a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) document that implicates

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Jemima Sumgong, 2016 Olympic gold medallist fails drug test

Jemima Sumgong, 2016 Olympic gold medallist fails drug test

Christopher Kelsall April 6, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Jemima Sumgong, the reigning 2016 London Marathon champion and 2016 Rio Olympic Gold Medallist has tested positive in an out-of-competition drugs test for Erythropoietin. Erythropoietin also known as EPO

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Shalane Flanagan, “surprisingly emotional” upon being upgraded to an Olympic silver medal

Shalane Flanagan, “surprisingly emotional” upon being upgraded to an Olympic silver medal

Christopher Kelsall April 6, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated  Good for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for reaching back into the past and re-testing suspected athlete’s blood samples. And good for them for acting upon

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Do the Russians continue to dope?

Do the Russians continue to dope?

Dick Straight March 22, 2017 0

The Russian doping may continue full steam ahead. We don’t know. But we do know their culture and acceptance of cheating cannot be changed overnight. The International Olympic Committee, International Association of Athletics Federations and

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Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition

Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition

Dick Straight March 10, 2017 0

Russia continue to be defy not only gravity, but doping logic. They are a resolute bunch. From Inside the Games Yelena Isinbayeva has been reappointed chair of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supervisory Board today, despite

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