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Kasper calls for World Anti-Doping Agency not to have sanctioning power on eve of Foundation Board meeting

Kasper calls for World Anti-Doping Agency not to have sanctioning power on eve of Foundation Board meeting

Dick Straight November 20, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Gian-Franco Kasper has reiterated his calls for an independent body to punish countries who fall foul of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code and claimed the organisation should not be the

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IOC to approve re-election of Reedie to serve three more years as WADA President

IOC to approve re-election of Reedie to serve three more years as WADA President

Christopher Kelsall November 13, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Sir Craig Reedie has been proposed to stand for a new three-year term as President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), insidethegames can reveal. The Briton, who replaced

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More than 4,000 athletes not drugs tested before Rio 2016, WADA Independent Observers report claims

More than 4,000 athletes not drugs tested before Rio 2016, WADA Independent Observers report claims

Dick Straight October 29, 2016 0

From Inside the Games More than 4,000 athletes were not drugs tested in 2016 before competing at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Observers report has revealed. The 55-page

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WADA Independent Observers report blasts role of Rio 2016 in Games-time anti-doping programme

WADA Independent Observers report blasts role of Rio 2016 in Games-time anti-doping programme

Dick Straight October 28, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Logistical arrangements made by Rio 2016 to support the samples collection process have been strongly criticised in a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Observers report released today. Testing within specific sports is

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Bubka claims WADA needs to change to restore confidence and value for money

Bubka claims WADA needs to change to restore confidence and value for money

Christopher Kelsall September 28, 2016 0

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Sergey Bubka has called for a “thorough review” of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in order to ensure value for money and to restore

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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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