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Mauritius badminton player Kate Foo Kune banned for two years in doping case
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Mauritius badminton player Kate Foo Kune banned for two years in doping case

Foo Kune was the flag bearer for Mauritius at the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Tour de France 2020: Two people in custody as probe opened into suspected doping by Arkea-Samsic team
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Tour de France 2020: Two people in custody as probe opened into suspected doping by Arkea-Samsic team

Reportedly, a search was conducted on riders from the Arkea-Samsic team, including Dayer Quintana, brother and teammate of Nairo Quintana, and members of the medical team.

'I want to live': Forced into hiding, Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov still lives in fear
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'I want to live': Forced into hiding, Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov still lives in fear

Exposing Russia’s state-sponsorship doping scheme forced Grigory Rodchenkov into hiding in the United States five years ago.

NADA asks sports ministry for list of centres resuming activities, says it won't send COVID-19 medical workers to collect samples
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NADA asks sports ministry for list of centres resuming activities, says it won't send COVID-19 medical workers to collect samples

NADA is gearing up for vigorous resumption of sample collection and testing after the home ministry allowed sports complexes and stadia to open but without spectators.

Sumit Sangwan's doping ban lifted, NADA panel rules intake of banned substance unintentional
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Sumit Sangwan's doping ban lifted, NADA panel rules intake of banned substance unintentional

The one-year doping ban on former Asian silver-medallist boxer Sumit Sangwan was lifted after he proved that his intake of a banned substance was unintentional

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Colombia face potential weightlifting ban after positive tests for banned steroid boldenone
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Colombia face potential weightlifting ban after positive tests for banned steroid boldenone

Colombia’s weightlifters could be banned from this year’s Tokyo Olympics after three of their athletes failed doping tests and were provisionally suspended for a year, the Colombian Weightlifting Federation said

NADA bans javelin thrower Amit Dahiya for four years for sending proxy to furnish dope sample
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NADA bans javelin thrower Amit Dahiya for four years for sending proxy to furnish dope sample

Haryana's Amit Dahiya has been banned for four years for evading dope sample collection by sending a proxy during the National Javelin Throw Open Championships last year

Wimbledon, US Open champion Robert Farah free to resume playing despite doping breach
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Wimbledon, US Open champion Robert Farah free to resume playing despite doping breach

Colombia’s Wimbledon and U.S. Open doubles champion Robert Farah has escaped a ban despite being found in breach of tennis’s Anti-Doping Programme

Olympic weightlifting champion Oleksiy Torokhtiy stripped of 2012 gold medal due to doping ban
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Olympic weightlifting champion Oleksiy Torokhtiy stripped of 2012 gold medal due to doping ban

Torokhtiy gets a two-year ban backdated to start from December 2018, when the International Weightlifting Federation first announced he was under suspicion and placed him on provisional suspension.

New WADA report shows over 13 percent jump in global doping cases in 2017 with Italy being biggest offender
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New WADA report shows over 13 percent jump in global doping cases in 2017 with Italy being biggest offender

The WADA report detailing doping offences during 2017 counted 1,804 cases, which was up sharply from the 1,595 recorded in 2016 although down from 1,929 in 2015.

Russia PM Dmitry Medvedev orders officials to 'fight' WADA on doping data decision
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Russia PM Dmitry Medvedev orders officials to 'fight' WADA on doping data decision

WADA's executive board meeting on Monday could bar Russia from hosting major sports events for four years and force Russian athletes to compete as neutrals at events including next year's Olympics.

Polish Sports minister Witold Banka to succeed Craig Reedie as next WADA President
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Polish Sports minister Witold Banka to succeed Craig Reedie as next WADA President

Witold Banka, a former track and field athlete, was the public authorities’ choice for WADA president, as the post rotates between a choice from sports bodies and one from public authorities.

Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman to admit he 'told a lot of lies' about ordering testosterone
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Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman to admit he 'told a lot of lies' about ordering testosterone

Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman will tell a medical tribunal he "told a lot of lies" and ordered the banned substance testosterone. He will say the 30 Testogel sachets were not for an athlete, but were ordered for medical reasons for former British Cycling and Team Sky coach Shane Sutton, who has denied the claim.

Thai badminton star Ratchanok Intanon cleared of doping by BWF as tests linked to meat
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Thai badminton star Ratchanok Intanon cleared of doping by BWF as tests linked to meat

Badminton World Federation (BWF) said the women's world number 5 Ratchanok Intanon was found to be in violation of anti-doping regulations earlier this year

Tokyo Olympics 2020: WADA announce probe into 'inconsistencies' in laboratory data provided by Russia
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: WADA announce probe into 'inconsistencies' in laboratory data provided by Russia

During its suspension by WADA, the International Olympic Committee allowed Russia to take part in the 2016 Rio Olympics, but Russian athletes at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games had to compete under a neutral flag

US sprint star Christian Coleman risks ban after missing three drug tests: Reports
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US sprint star Christian Coleman risks ban after missing three drug tests: Reports

Britain's Daily Mail and The Times newspaper reported that Coleman, a late withdrawal from last Sunday's Diamond League meeting in Birmingham, is challenging one of the alleged "whereabouts" failures.

Faster, stronger but not higher: Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers warn countires against cannabis consumption
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Faster, stronger but not higher: Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers warn countires against cannabis consumption

Cannabis rules in Japan are strict, with up to five years' prison for personal use and seven years for dealing. Tokyo hosts the Olympics next year from 24 July to 9 August.

At behest of Athletics Federation of India, Sports Ministry asks NADA to conduct dope tests at all state meets
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At behest of Athletics Federation of India, Sports Ministry asks NADA to conduct dope tests at all state meets

Agreeing to a request from Athletics Federation of India, the Sports Ministry has asked the National Anti-Doping Agency to conduct dope tests at all state meets.

U-23 Asian Championship silver medallist Reena fails dope test in major embarrassment for Wrestling Federation of India
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U-23 Asian Championship silver medallist Reena fails dope test in major embarrassment for Wrestling Federation of India

In yet another embarrassing doping episode for Indian wrestling, Under-23 Asian Championship silver medallist Reena has flunked a dope test, resulting in a provisional suspension.

Medical advisor Bernard Sainz receives reduced sentence on appeal for role in cycling doping scandal
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Medical advisor Bernard Sainz receives reduced sentence on appeal for role in cycling doping scandal

Sainz was initially convicted during the 1998 Festina affair at the Tour de France during which police found a stash of performance-enhancing drugs in a team car, throwing the sport into turmoil