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Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Bach calls for stricter criteria on deeming organisations non-compliant with anti-doping rules

Christopher Kelsall September 25, 2016 0

Forty years hence since very obvious doping had been taking place, at least in the sport of athletics, with East German and Russian and other Eastern Bloc athletes clearly doping under a systematic program,

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Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Bach calls on IOC membership to suggest ways to reform anti-doping system

Christopher Kelsall September 18, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has issued a call to arms to the organisation’s membership for them to contribute to the ongoing process to reform the global anti-doping system. Bach,

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Bach tries to turn WADA into scapegoat for Russian doping shambles

Bach tries to turn WADA into scapegoat for Russian doping shambles

Christopher Kelsall August 1, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Thomas Bach today sought to shovel blame for the shambles over Russian participation at the Rio 2016 squarely onto the shoulders of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). In an uncharacteristically defensive performance

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Bach faces more attacks on his integrity as IOC President arrives for Rio 2016

Bach faces more attacks on his integrity as IOC President arrives for Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall July 29, 2016 0

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has had his integrity questioned by another leading German athlete as he arrived here for the start of Rio 2016. Bach has faced severe criticism since the decision

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Rio 2016: Yuliya Stepanov accuses IOC of lying, WADA of ignoring warning letter about Russian doping

Rio 2016: Yuliya Stepanov accuses IOC of lying, WADA of ignoring warning letter about Russian doping

Christopher Kelsall July 25, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Yuliya Stepanov, the Russian 800-metre runner who tested positive for performance enhancing drugs, then turned whistleblower on the All Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF), claims that she had informed

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Top story IOC exploring “legal options” for total Russian ban at Rio 2016

Top story IOC exploring “legal options” for total Russian ban at Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall July 20, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has postponed a decision on Russia’s participation at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro until the end of the week, but is exploring legal

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IOC to lead anti-doping taskforce ahead of Rio 2016

IOC to lead anti-doping taskforce ahead of Rio 2016

Christopher Kelsall March 15, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to lead an anti-doping taskforce in the run-up to the Rio 2016 Olympics in August. UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) will serve as the secretariat of the body,

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Court of Arbitration for Sport to replace IOC in taking charge of all doping cases at an Olympic Games

Court of Arbitration for Sport to replace IOC in taking charge of all doping cases at an Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall March 2, 2016 0

Perhaps this move will remove any potential prejudice or conflict of interest. From Inside the Games Independent adjudicators selected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will assume control from the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

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Second Independent Commission Report: Who declawed the tiger?

Second Independent Commission Report: Who declawed the tiger?

Christopher Kelsall January 15, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Part two of WADA’s Independent Commission report was released January 14th near Munich. The IC panel of three includes Dick Pound, the originating president of the World Anti-Doping

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To the IAAF: Ban Russia Now

To the IAAF: Ban Russia Now

Christopher Kelsall January 26, 2015 2

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated In order to save the venerable sport of athletics from becoming viewed merely as a pathetic niche spectacle run by corrupt, committee-dwelling old men, it is time now

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