WADA & Doping

All editorial content to do with WADA and doping issues around the world.

American Shelby Houlihan tests positive for an anabolic steroid, receives four-year ban

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated https://twitter.com/AthIllustrated/status/1404658938725822467 American middle-distance athlete, Shelby Houlihan, tested positive for the anabolic steroid nandrolone. As a result, she received a...

Olympic champion Brianna McNeal continues to compete while banned and awaiting appeal

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Brianna McNeal (nee Rollins), the 2016 Olympic gold medallist in the 100m hurdles event, has been handed...

Australian stock rise at Gateshead | Doha Diamond League preview

Athletics Australia The Gateshead Diamond League presented the first opportunity for Australia’s athletes to assess how they stack up against the world’s best in 2021,...

Banned athlete Asbel Kiprop to legally challenge Athletics Kenya to return to competition

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Three-time World Athletics Championships 1500 metre gold medallist, Asbel Kiprop, of Kenya, who is currently serving a four-year...

World Anti-Doping Agency approves dried blood method for testing athletes

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has approved the dried blood spot (DBS) testing and contaminants method in testing...

Omar Craddock out of Tokyo Olympic Games due to suspension

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) confirmed that American triple jumper Omar Craddock will miss the Tokyo Olympic Games...

Court of Arbitration for Sport denies two appeals for doping bans; upholds four-year suspensions

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Indian 800m runner, Gomathi Marimuthu, and Moroccan marathoner, El Mahjoub Dazza, suspensions were upheld against their respective appeals...

Sprinter Christian Coleman’s ban reduced but will miss Tokyo Olympic Games

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated American sprinter, Christian Coleman, who was suspended for two years has had his ban reduced by six...

39-year-old Russian athlete, Natalya Antyukh, appealing four-year doping ban

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated By the time that the Tokyo Olympic Games start Russian sprinter and hurdler Natalya Antyukh will be...

American sprinter Obi Igbokwe banned 30 months for alleged steroid use

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Obi Igbokwe has been banned for 30 months over alleged steroid use. Igbokwe's sample tested positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone...
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