Latest News on Russian Doping
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Apr 12, 2019
After doping scandals, Russia warming up to controversial Therapeutic Use ExemptionsAfter years of using hacked data to vilify Western athletes as cheats who bend the rules to take banned substances using TUEs, Russia is warming to a controversial part of the anti-doping system.
Apr 11, 2019
Russian parliament's lower house passes amendments to fine doping athletes up to 50,000 rublesThe amendments passed by the lower house of parliament on Thursday mark the first moves in Russia to use the law to punish athletes.
Apr 04, 2019
IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit charges Russia's Ksenia Savina and husband for doping, using false identity to competeThe IAAF's Athletics Integrity Unit says runner Ksenia Savina and her husband have been charged in a doping case that includes allegations of "complicity" and tampering with a sample.
Feb 07, 2019
Russian race walker Anisya Kirdyapkina loses 2011, 2013 World Championships silvers for doping; banned for three yearsKirdyapkina was the only athlete from Russia's nine-person Olympic walk team in 2012 never to have served a ban despite multiple investigations into organised doping involving her coach, her teammates and her gold medal-winning husband, Sergei.
Dec 28, 2018
Russian Anti-Doping Agency chief Yury Ganus asks President Vladimir Putin to give WADA access to Moscow laboratoryIn September, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lifted a ban on RUSADA, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports.
Dec 23, 2018
Russian doping scandal whistleblower's attorney says WADA will lose integrity if RUSADA is not bannedWADA gave the Russians a conditional release from the ban in September but one of the requirements was full access to data at the Moscow lab but that did not happen.
Dec 22, 2018
Russian anti-doping agency on verge of suspension after WADA inspection team denied access to Moscow lab dataThe five-member WADA team left the Moscow lab frustrated and without having retrieved any of the data in Laboratory Information Management System it had been promised access to.
Nov 23, 2018
Russian court challenges IOC, CAS by ruling that tainted bobsledder Alexander Zubkov be considered Olympic championThe Moscow City Court ruled on Wednesday that bobsledder Alexander Zubkov, who carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Games, should still be considered an Olympic champion despite having been stripped of his medals because of doping
Sep 20, 2018
WADA controversially reinstates Russia, brings three-year suspension due to state-sponsored doping to an endWADA's move came despite a wave of fierce criticism from anti-doping figures — some within WADA itself — and from athletes around the world opposed to Russia being reinstated without taking full responsibility for what has been labeled systematic doping.
Sep 19, 2018
Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov warns WADA of 'catastrophe for clean sport' if Russia ban is eased offWADA revealed last week that its compliance committee had recommended lifting its three-year suspension after receiving assurances from Russia's Ministry of Sport.