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Australian swimmer Shayna Jack handed two-year ban in accidental doping case
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Australian swimmer Shayna Jack handed two-year ban in accidental doping case

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack was found guilty of accidental doping and was given a two-year ban that expires days before the start of the Tokyo Olympics.

MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone's doping ban extended to four years by CAS after failing to prove innocence
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MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone's doping ban extended to four years by CAS after failing to prove innocence

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said its three judges dismissed the Italian rider’s appeal against an 18-month ban and upheld the World Anti-Doping Agency’s counter appeal requesting a four-year sanction.

Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman admits to destroying banned testosterone
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Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman admits to destroying banned testosterone

Freeman has previously admitted 18 of 22 charges, which include ordering 30 sachets of testosterone gel to the Manchester velodrome nine years ago and lying to British Cycling and UK Anti-Doping about making the order.

WADA suspends India's National Dope Testing Laboratory for another six months
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WADA suspends India's National Dope Testing Laboratory for another six months

WADA’s Laboratory Expert Group recommended the initiation of further disciplinary proceedings against the laboratory based on the outstanding non-conformities.

Russian athletics federation chief Yevgeny Yurchenko resigns amid new doping troubles
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Russian athletics federation chief Yevgeny Yurchenko resigns amid new doping troubles

World Athletics had handed the federation a $10 million fine for breaching anti-doping rules in March.

WADA calls for corrections in US report that demanded reforms in anti-doping agency
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WADA calls for corrections in US report that demanded reforms in anti-doping agency

WADA produced a 46-page rebuttal to the ONDCP’s 19-page report, Witold urging Carroll to make the necessary corrections and deliver the updated version to Congress and to let him know when done.

Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award after International Weightlifting Federation drops doping charges
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Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award after International Weightlifting Federation drops doping charges

A Sports Ministry source confirmed that Chanu will be conferred with the Arjuna award as per a 2018 Delhi High Court order, which directed the selection committee to consider her and keep the decision in a sealed cover to be disclosed only if she was absolved of the doping charges.

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.

'Ignominy of doping ban made me suicidal' Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu on her mental struggle and fight for justice
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'Ignominy of doping ban made me suicidal' Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu on her mental struggle and fight for justice

A victim of administrative goof-ups and wrongful doping case, Sanjita Chanu lost two years of her prime. The weightlifter speaks about her mental struggle, her fight for justice and future plans

Russia's sports ministry wants World Athletics to allow their athletes to compete even if $5 million fine isn't paid
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Russia's sports ministry wants World Athletics to allow their athletes to compete even if $5 million fine isn't paid

Russia edged closer to a new fight with World Athletics after the sports ministry said its leading athletes must be allowed to compete internationally even if a $5 million fine isn't paid.

Paris trial of ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack and son exposes dark backdrop of athletics' golden era
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Paris trial of ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack and son exposes dark backdrop of athletics' golden era

The grim picture emerging from the corruption trial of the Diacks in Paris shows how the thrilling era for track fans was poisoned behind the scenes by a father-son partnership at the top of the IAAF

WADA begins investigation after McLaren Investigation Team discovers doping violations hidden in IWF records
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WADA begins investigation after McLaren Investigation Team discovers doping violations hidden in IWF records

In a scathing report released earlier this month, McLaren and his team found that the IWF had been plagued by decades of corruption and also discovered the doping infractions.

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu hopeful of getting Arjuna Award after being cleared of doping charges
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Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu hopeful of getting Arjuna Award after being cleared of doping charges

Chanu, who won gold at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in 48kg and 53kg respectively, has been trying for the prestigious Award for the past four years.

Sanjita Chanu cleared of doping charge by IWF; Indian weightlifter demands answers and compensation
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Sanjita Chanu cleared of doping charge by IWF; Indian weightlifter demands answers and compensation

The IWF has dropped the doping charge against Indian weightlifter K Sanjita Chanu due to "non-conformities" in the handling of her sample.

CAS to hear Russian anti-doping agency’s appeal against country's four-year ban from Olympics in early November
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CAS to hear Russian anti-doping agency’s appeal against country's four-year ban from Olympics in early November

In a list of hearings published on its website, CAS wrote that the appeal by RUSADA against sanctions imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) would take place from 2-5 November this year.

Indian long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur handed four-year ban after being tested positive for doping
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Indian long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur handed four-year ban after being tested positive for doping

Long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur, who won the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K among the Indians last year, has been handed a four-year ban by World Athletics' anti-doping body for returning positive for a banned substance in a test conducted in Doha.

WADA to conduct 'additional targeted testing' to fill COVID-19 forced anti-doping gaps
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WADA to conduct 'additional targeted testing' to fill COVID-19 forced anti-doping gaps

WADA said doping control samples continued to be stored for future analysis and, with the help of the athlete biological passport, some samples collected post-COVID-19 might reveal doping that occurred during the shutdown period.

No 'meaningful' link between therapeutic use exemptions and winning Olympic medals, reveals WADA study
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No 'meaningful' link between therapeutic use exemptions and winning Olympic medals, reveals WADA study

WADA said on Thursday a study it conducted showed there is no meaningful association between an athlete having a therapeutic use exemption and winning an Olympic medal.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hammer thrower Mark Dry's dreams pulverised by silly fib about going fishing
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hammer thrower Mark Dry's dreams pulverised by silly fib about going fishing

Scottish hammer thrower Mark Dry's Tokyo Olympics 2020 dreams pulverised by silly fib about going fishing.

WADA seek more funding from governments, IOC to boost budget for fight against doping
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WADA seek more funding from governments, IOC to boost budget for fight against doping

Even with sports shut down and little testing going on, World Anti-Doping Agency President Witold Banka is trying to convince governments to stump up extra funding in the fight against drug cheats.