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Tokyo Olympics 2020: WADA calls for public adjudication as Court of Arbitration for Sport prepares to hear Russia's doping ban case
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: WADA calls for public adjudication as Court of Arbitration for Sport prepares to hear Russia's doping ban case

The CAS panel of three judges will have power to enforce WADA-recommended sanctions including a ban on Russia’s team name, flag and anthem at Olympic Games and world championships

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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: WADA gives Russia three weeks ultimatum to explain inconsistencies in data from Moscow
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: WADA gives Russia three weeks ultimatum to explain inconsistencies in data from Moscow

WADA has previously warned that it would take the 'most stringent sanctions' if any of the data was found to have been tampered with

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's denial of doping past could prevent their participation, says WADA
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Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's denial of doping past could prevent their participation, says WADA

If Russia remains non-compliant with the WADA Anti-Doping Code it would be another obstacle standing in the way of the country being cleared to compete at next year’s Winter Olympics.

WADA asks Russia to 'publically accept' McLaren report as agency plans audit to gauge anti-doping progress
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WADA asks Russia to 'publically accept' McLaren report as agency plans audit to gauge anti-doping progress

There are still questions over Russia's participation at the next Winter Olympics in PyeongChang in February, 2018.

Russia's anti-doping chief says country 'never had state-sponsored doping system'
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Russia's anti-doping chief says country 'never had state-sponsored doping system'

Russia's new anti-doping chief Vitaly Smirnov told WADA on Sunday that the country had “never had a state-sponsored system of doping”.

Wada claims Russian hackers trying to break into it's website on a daily basis
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Wada claims Russian hackers trying to break into it's website on a daily basis

Hackers have been trying to break into the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) website on a daily basis over the past three weeks, its director general Olivier Niggli has said.