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United States Anti-Doping Agency brands Russia doping ruling by CAS a 'tragedy'
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United States Anti-Doping Agency brands Russia doping ruling by CAS a 'tragedy'

USADA chief executive Travis Tygart said the sanctions would be undermined since athletes would still be able to compete in uniforms in Russian colours with the word "Russia" on them.

United States threaten to pull funding to WADA unless anti-doping agency enacts serious reforms
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United States threaten to pull funding to WADA unless anti-doping agency enacts serious reforms

If WADA does not change its way of doing business the agency could soon find itself out of funding and out of business, warned Travis Tygart, the head of the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Athletes banned until 2020 can compete at Games, says Athletics Integrity Unit head
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Athletes banned until 2020 can compete at Games, says Athletics Integrity Unit head

Last month, the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government agreed to postpone the Tokyo Games, due to start in July, to 2021 because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 150,000 people worldwide.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Postponed Games could open door for convicted drug cheats, says United States Anti-Doping Agency
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Postponed Games could open door for convicted drug cheats, says United States Anti-Doping Agency

The one year postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could open the door for convicted drug cheats to compete for medals, and is something that will need to addressed

Court of Arbitration for Sport registers appeal by disgraced track coach Alberto Salazar against ban for doping violations
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Court of Arbitration for Sport registers appeal by disgraced track coach Alberto Salazar against ban for doping violations

After a multi-year USADA investigation, Salazar and Brown were found guilty of doping violations linked to the Nike Oregon Project training camp

Sportswear giant Nike shuts down Oregon Project training group over coach Alberto Salazar's four-year ban
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Sportswear giant Nike shuts down Oregon Project training group over coach Alberto Salazar's four-year ban

Nike said on Friday it plans to shut down its Oregon Project training group after top athletics coach Alberto Salazar was banned for four years for doping.

UK Athletics performance director Neil Black set to stand down amidst links to disgraced coach Alberto Salazar
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UK Athletics performance director Neil Black set to stand down amidst links to disgraced coach Alberto Salazar

Black spoke about the Salazar matter on Monday after returning from the World Championships in Doha, where Great Britain won just five medals, their worst performance since 2005

World Athletics Championships 2019: IAAF chief Sebastian Coe insists event hasn't 'been derailed' by Alberto Salazar scandal
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World Athletics Championships 2019: IAAF chief Sebastian Coe insists event hasn't 'been derailed' by Alberto Salazar scandal

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Coe said the governing body had reacted swiftly after news broke that Salazar, the founder of the Nike Oregon Project training group, had been suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)

Nike comes out in support of tainted athletics coach Alberto Salazar despite USADA's four-year doping ban
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Nike comes out in support of tainted athletics coach Alberto Salazar despite USADA's four-year doping ban

US sportswear giant Nike on Tuesday gave its backing to athletics coach Alberto Salazar after he was banned for four years for doping.

World Athletics Championships 2019: World champion Sifan Hassan shocked by Alberto Salazar's doping ban
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World Athletics Championships 2019: World champion Sifan Hassan shocked by Alberto Salazar's doping ban

Talking after Alberto Salazar was banned for four years, newly crowned women's 10,000 metres champion Sifan Hassan said, "I was aware of the ongoing investigations when I joined the team and have always had a clean conscience"

World Athletics Championships 2019: Christian Coleman set to battle sceptics in Doha after recent testing controversy
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Christian Coleman set to battle sceptics in Doha after recent testing controversy

Christian Coleman arrives at the World Championships as the heavy favourite for 100m gold after an impressive season that has seen him clock a world-leading 9.81sec.

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he 'wouldn't change a thing' reflecting on doping scandal
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Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he 'wouldn't change a thing' reflecting on doping scandal

Armstrong has largely been shunned by the international cycling world since being exposed as a doping cheat. He was issued with a lifetime ban by the United States Anti-Doping Agency in 2012.

Russian anti-doping agency on verge of suspension after WADA inspection team denied access to Moscow lab data
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Russian anti-doping agency on verge of suspension after WADA inspection team denied access to Moscow lab data

The 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.

Sanjita Chanu vows to fight back, questions drug testing agency for taking too long to publish test results
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Sanjita Chanu vows to fight back, questions drug testing agency for taking too long to publish test results

According to the statement from the International Weightlifting Federation released yesterday, a sample of Sanjita was found to contain the banned anabolic steroid testosterone.

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong reaches $5 million settlement with US government over doping
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Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong reaches $5 million settlement with US government over doping

Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5 million in order to settle the looming federal fraud case stemming from his drug-fuelled reign as king of the Tour de France, it was confirmed on Thursday.

Usain Bolt and Mo Farah have said their goodbyes, but IAAF must continue association with these track stars
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Usain Bolt and Mo Farah have said their goodbyes, but IAAF must continue association with these track stars

Athletics needs to find its feet again. Usain Bolt and Mo Farah may not have won it all this time but there’s a still much that they can offer.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Justin Gatlin defeats negativity, silences naysayers to win gold
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Justin Gatlin defeats negativity, silences naysayers to win gold

Perhaps Gatlin will value the warm, genuine embrace he got from Bolt a lot more than the world championship gold itself

Mo Farah insists he is clean amid new claims his coach Alberto Salazar enabled doping
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Mo Farah insists he is clean amid new claims his coach Alberto Salazar enabled doping

A leaked United States Anti-Doping Agency report has suggested that Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar had "almost certainly" broken anti-doping rules.

USADA chief John Tygart says sporting world facing 'defining moment' in battle against drugs
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USADA chief John Tygart says sporting world facing 'defining moment' in battle against drugs

The sporting world faces a "defining moment" as it prepares for the release of a new report into accusations of state-run cheating in Russia, Tygart said.

Athletics: Calls grow for probe from global bodies after widespread doping alleged
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Athletics: Calls grow for probe from global bodies after widespread doping alleged

Global sporting bodies have called for a thorough probe of the latest doping allegations that have plunged athletics into crisis