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Athletics coach Alberto Salazar loses CAS appeal against suspension, say reports
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Athletics coach Alberto Salazar loses CAS appeal against suspension, say reports

The 63-year-old former head of the now-shuttered Nike Oregon Project was suspended in 2019 for a catalogue of drugs violations.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Britain's silver medallist Chijindu Ujah suspended for doping violation
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Britain's silver medallist Chijindu Ujah suspended for doping violation

The AIU announced Thursday that the doping control laboratory in Tokyo had notified the International Testing Agency of an “adverse analytical finding” in Ujah's doping sample.

WADA says very rare for athlete to test positive for banned substance after contact with skin
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WADA says very rare for athlete to test positive for banned substance after contact with skin

WADA issued a statement ahead of a documentary by Germany's ARD television, days before the start of the Tokyo Olympics, that claims such an occurrence was proven in several cases in an experiment.

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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Swimmer Sun Yang to miss Games after four-year doping ban
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Swimmer Sun Yang to miss Games after four-year doping ban

Sun, who was banned for three months in 2014 for a separate doping offence, has always protested his innocence in the murky events of September 2018.

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal banned by Athletics Integrity Unit for doping violation
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Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal banned by Athletics Integrity Unit for doping violation

McNeal, 29, can still take part in the US trials for the Tokyo Olympics later this month while she appeals the ban, which is backdated to August 15, 2020, the AIU said in a statement.

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.

Woman weightlifter fails dope test, asked to return home form national camp
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Woman weightlifter fails dope test, asked to return home form national camp

The weightlifter, a national record holder and who has participated in several international tournaments including the Commonwealth Championship where she won gold, was set to be a part of the Indian team for the Asian Championship to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 16 to 25 April.

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.

AFI chief Adille Sumariwalla laments assumption that two Tokyo 2020 hopefuls caught doping were track and field athletes
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AFI chief Adille Sumariwalla laments assumption that two Tokyo 2020 hopefuls caught doping were track and field athletes

Asked if it is a matter of concern that athletes are in doping net, ahead of the Olympics, AFI president Adille Sumariwalla did not give a direct answer.

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.

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.

Olympic hurdles champion Brianna McNeal, serving second doping suspension, insists she’s ‘very clean’
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Olympic hurdles champion Brianna McNeal, serving second doping suspension, insists she’s ‘very clean’

The Athletics Integrity Unit said last month that McNeal had been suspended for "tampering" with part of a doping control.

Tennis player Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine provisionally suspended after failing doping test
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Tennis player Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine provisionally suspended after failing doping test

A punishment would not be decided until after a full hearing. The ITF said Yastremska has a right to appeal, but has not yet done so.

CAS ruling on landmark Russian doping case to be announced on Thursday
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CAS ruling on landmark Russian doping case to be announced on Thursday

The ban, as it stands, means Russia would miss the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics 2020 next year as well as football's 2022 World Cup in Qatar and the 2022 Winter Olympics in China.

Italian cyclist Riccardo Ricco handed life ban over doping
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Italian cyclist Riccardo Ricco handed life ban over doping

A once-promising rider known as 'The Cobra', Ricco's career collapsed when he was found to have taken the banned blood-booster CERA during the 2008 tour.

I'm not sure Russian doping issue can be resolved in 'near future', says World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe
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I'm not sure Russian doping issue can be resolved in 'near future', says World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe

Russia was suspended in 2015 after a report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found evidence of mass doping among track and field athletes.