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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 5,000 samples to be collected to tackle doping in Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 5,000 samples to be collected to tackle doping in Games

For Tokyo Games, both the testing and the sanctioning components of the anti-doping system will be independent of the IOC. The ITA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport Anti-doping Division (CAS ADD) will handle these respectively.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: World 400m champion Salwa Eid Naser to miss Games due to two-year doping ban
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: World 400m champion Salwa Eid Naser to miss Games due to two-year doping ban

Sport's top court upheld an appeal by World Athletics against a ruling by the federation's own disciplinary tribunal which had cleared Nigerian-born Naser of missing doping tests.

Testing dried blood spots 'very important step' in anti-doping, says WADA scientific director
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Testing dried blood spots 'very important step' in anti-doping, says WADA scientific director

The World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday approved an innovative method of screening dried blood for banned substances which will be trialled for the Tokyo Olympics

Court of Arbitration for Sport to hear Sun Yang's doping case on 24-28 May
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Court of Arbitration for Sport to hear Sun Yang's doping case on 24-28 May

The Chinese swimmer was accused of destroying a blood vial with a hammer when collectors visited his home in September 2018.

US Olympic, doping chiefs call for major WADA reforms with focus on greater transparency
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US Olympic, doping chiefs call for major WADA reforms with focus on greater transparency

The US groups call for an independent governance structure for WADA with no sport official being allowed to serve on WADA's executive committee, with that body to include "independent athletes and be empowered to discuss change impacting them and their colleagues."

Tokyo Olympics 2020: World champion Salwa Eid Naser gets court date for doping rules case
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: World champion Salwa Eid Naser gets court date for doping rules case

Naser ran the fastest women’s 400 since 1985 to win the world title 18 months ago in Doha, Qatar, while she was under investigation.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ten Russians to compete in athletics under neutral flag
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ten Russians to compete in athletics under neutral flag

The ANA scheme allows Russian competitors who meet strict anti-doping criteria to participate in global track and field events, but under a neutral flag and in neutral clothing.

Bradley Wiggins calls for fresh inquiry into Dr Richard Freeman's doping case
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Bradley Wiggins calls for fresh inquiry into Dr Richard Freeman's doping case

The tribunal resumes in Manchester on Wednesday and is set to determine whether Freeman can continue to work as a doctor as it considers sanctions.

Ex-Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman slams 'unbelievable' doping ruling
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Ex-Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman slams 'unbelievable' doping ruling

Richard Freeman said, "I'm still shocked at this verdict. I've made plenty of mistakes, but I'm not a doping doctor." He insisted that he'd ordered testosterone to treat former performance director Shane Sutton's erectile dysfunction.

Tribunal rules that British cycling doctor Dr Richard Freeman obtained drug to help rider dope
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Tribunal rules that British cycling doctor Dr Richard Freeman obtained drug to help rider dope

Dr Freeman had tried to claim the package of the Testogel product was to treat former British Cycling performance director Shane Sutton’s erectile dysfunction, but that was denied by the Australian in testimony to the hearing in 2019.

Former Russian athletics president Dmitry Shlyakhtin banned in doping cover-up case
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Former Russian athletics president Dmitry Shlyakhtin banned in doping cover-up case

The Athletics Integrity Unit said the case involved “submission of forged documents and false explanations” in a 15-month probe into why high jumper Danil Lysenko wasn't available for drug testing.

Doping in eSports: Buck stops with game developers to ensure adherence to anti-doping practices
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Doping in eSports: Buck stops with game developers to ensure adherence to anti-doping practices

The very fact that game developers are most affected by the success of their respective eSport makes it their responsibility to ensure the competitive integrity of the game is maintained.

Sochi Winter Olympics samples from all sports, nationalities to be re-analysed, says ITA
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Sochi Winter Olympics samples from all sports, nationalities to be re-analysed, says ITA

Under the World Anti-Doping Code, samples can be stored for up to 10 years after their initial analysis and still retain the same legal impact if re-tested and prosecuted.

US official blasts WADA proposal to penalise member countries that fail to pay
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US official blasts WADA proposal to penalise member countries that fail to pay

A virtual meeting of WADA's Foundation Board saw officials from both the global watch-dog and the United States voicing the need for cooperation.

Alberto Salazar's appeal hearing in doping case postponed to March due to coronavirus pandemic
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Alberto Salazar's appeal hearing in doping case postponed to March due to coronavirus pandemic

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said it has moved next week's scheduled hearing for Salazar and endocrinologist Jeffrey Brown to a new slot from 3-12 March.

Russia's reputation, Olympic status for doping goes on trial next week at CAS
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Russia's reputation, Olympic status for doping goes on trial next week at CAS

The three-judge panel has been asked by the World Anti-Doping Agency to ban Russia's name, flag and anthem from the Tokyo Olympics and 2022 Winter Games in Beijing, plus four years of world championships.

World 100m champion Christian Coleman to miss Tokyo Olympics 2020 after 2-year ban
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World 100m champion Christian Coleman to miss Tokyo Olympics 2020 after 2-year ban

The AIU charged Coleman for missed tests in January and December 2019, as well as for a "filing failure" last April.

CAS proceeds with hearing into Russian doping case amidst coronavirus pandemic
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CAS proceeds with hearing into Russian doping case amidst coronavirus pandemic

The slate of punishments proposed by WADA includes a ban on Russia’s flag, anthem and team name at the Tokyo Olympics next year and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.

Doping charges against Bahraini 400m world champion Salwa Eid Naser dismissed due to technicality
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Doping charges against Bahraini 400m world champion Salwa Eid Naser dismissed due to technicality

Naser stunned athletics in Doha last year when she powered to the third-fastest 400m time in history to win the world title.

Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman admits to destroying banned testosterone
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Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman admits to destroying banned testosterone

Freeman has previously admitted 18 of 22 charges, which include ordering 30 sachets of testosterone gel to the Manchester velodrome nine years ago and lying to British Cycling and UK Anti-Doping about making the order.