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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 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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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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The IAAF should re-write history

The IAAF should re-write history

Christopher Kelsall July 8, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  The incentive to cheat in the sport of athletics should be outstripped by a disincentive. As the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) – the world-wide governing body of

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WADA suspends accreditation of Rio Laboratory with less than two months until Olympic Games

WADA suspends accreditation of Rio Laboratory with less than two months until Olympic Games

Christopher Kelsall June 25, 2016 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory in Rio de Janeiro just 42 days before the start of this year’s Olympic Games. Procedural errors are

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US anti-doping chief calls for Russia to be banned from all international sport if Sochi 2014 allegations proven

US anti-doping chief calls for Russia to be banned from all international sport if Sochi 2014 allegations proven

Christopher Kelsall May 26, 2016 0

Inside the Games United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart has called for Russia to be “indefinitely” banned from all international sporting competition if doping allegations surrounding the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are proven. In

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Kenya’s Rio ban, still a real possibility

Kenya’s Rio ban, still a real possibility

Christopher Kelsall April 5, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Kenya faces its latest examination in its bid to demonstrate improvements have been made to its drug testing programme during a meeting of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Compliance Review

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Spain and Mexico declared non-compliant by World Anti-Doping Agency after failing to meet deadline

Spain and Mexico declared non-compliant by World Anti-Doping Agency after failing to meet deadline

Christopher Kelsall March 20, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Spain and Mexico have been declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code after failing to meet a deadline for making required changes to their drugs testing procedures, it has been announced

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Russian Foreign Minister claims WADA must avoid politicising doping crisis

Russian Foreign Minister claims WADA must avoid politicising doping crisis

Christopher Kelsall March 14, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has claimed the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) must avoid politicising the crisis in the country following a string of positive drug tests. International Association of Athletics Federations

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