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South African batter Zubayr Hamza provisionally suspended for failing out-of-competition dope test
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South African batter Zubayr Hamza provisionally suspended for failing out-of-competition dope test

Hamza's dope sample collected out-of-competition on 17 January this year has been found to contain Furosemide, a prohibited substance under the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Russian skater Kamila Valieva to learn fate on Monday
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Russian skater Kamila Valieva to learn fate on Monday

Valieva, who is 15, could be barred from competing in the women's individual competition if the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rules against her.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva case 'catastrophic failure' of system, says USADA
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva case 'catastrophic failure' of system, says USADA

Valieva, who played a starring role in helping Russia win team gold in Beijing on Monday, tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine after competing at an event in Saint Petersburg on 25 December.

Explained: The drug behind Russia's Beijing Winter Olympics skating case
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Explained: The drug behind Russia's Beijing Winter Olympics skating case

Here's a look at the drug that Kamila Valieva of the Russia Olympic Committee is suspected of taking, and how the situation might play out in coming days.

WADA report names India among the world's biggest doping violators
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WADA report names India among the world's biggest doping violators

According to WADA, 152 (17 percent of the world total) Anti-doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) were reported in India in 2019

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.

Olympic silver medalist Luvo Manyonga handed four-year ban over missed doping tests, whereabouts violations
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Olympic silver medalist Luvo Manyonga handed four-year ban over missed doping tests, whereabouts violations

The 2017 world champion’s four-year ban runs into December 2024, including the Tokyo Olympics next month and the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Sumit Malik says he was on painkillers during Olympic Qualifiers, but doesn't know where banned stimulant came from
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Sumit Malik says he was on painkillers during Olympic Qualifiers, but doesn't know where banned stimulant came from

The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist was handed a provisional suspension by the United World Wrestling (UWW) after a specified banned substance — 5-methylhexan-2amine (1,4 dimethylpentylamine) — was found in his sample.

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.

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe welcomes roadmap for Russian athletics reintegration
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World Athletics president Sebastian Coe welcomes roadmap for Russian athletics reintegration

Russian athletics has been in crisis since 2015 when its federation was suspended for repeated doping scandals, and its athletes continue to miss international events.

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.

US Olympic chief says decision to reduce Russia's doping ban 'angered and disappointed many'
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US Olympic chief says decision to reduce Russia's doping ban 'angered and disappointed many'

The statement Monday from Susanne Lyons was part of a newly concentrated effort by the federation to speak up about what it deems a global anti-doping system that it says is not fully protecting clean athletes.

Former Olympic champion Roland Schoeman faces extended ban over doping offence
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Former Olympic champion Roland Schoeman faces extended ban over doping offence

The South African was training to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics when he tested positive for GW501516 last year.

Court of Arbitration for Sport opens four-day hearing into Russian doping scandal
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Court of Arbitration for Sport opens four-day hearing into Russian doping scandal

The CAS panel of judges from Australia, France and Italy are unlikely to give a ruling for at least several weeks.

IOC says it's 'very worried' by IWF interim president Ursula Garza Papandrea's sudden ouster
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IOC says it's 'very worried' by IWF interim president Ursula Garza Papandrea's sudden ouster

The International Weightlifting Federation, though, has not commented on the situation and still lists Papandrea as interim president on its website.

World Athletics gives Russia five more months to fix ‘seriously deficient’ plan to combat doping in track and field
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World Athletics gives Russia five more months to fix ‘seriously deficient’ plan to combat doping in track and field

Track's world governing body said Russia's deadline was moved from 30 September to 1 March.

WFI asks wrestlers who failed dope tests to return medals won in Khelo India Games
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WFI asks wrestlers who failed dope tests to return medals won in Khelo India Games

Six men's freestyle wrestlers and as many Greco Roman wrestlers have failed the dope test.

Russian anti-doping body chief Yuri Ganus slams allegation of misappropriating agency funds as a ‘complete lie’
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Russian anti-doping body chief Yuri Ganus slams allegation of misappropriating agency funds as a ‘complete lie’

RUSADA director Yuri Ganus, who was appointed to the role in 2017, did not name who he thought might be behind the allegations of him misappropriating agency funds.

Investigation into International Weightlifting Federation finds doping cover-ups, millions of dollars in missing money
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Investigation into International Weightlifting Federation finds doping cover-ups, millions of dollars in missing money

An investigation into the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has found doping cover-ups and millions of dollars in missing money, lead investigator Richard McLaren said Thursday.

Three Pakistani medallists from 2019 South Asian Games flunk dope tests, face bans of up to four years
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Three Pakistani medallists from 2019 South Asian Games flunk dope tests, face bans of up to four years

Three Pakistani athletes, all medallists from the 2019 South Asian Games held in Nepal, have flunked dope tests and are facing bans up to four years, sources said on Monday.