The politicized dustup involving the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Russian Olympic team has taken an interesting turn. A set of figures hidden in one of WADA's own reports shows that in fact, not only are Russian athletes among the most heavily tested, but their rates of testing positive for doping are well within the world average.
Photo by Paul Buck/EPA Hulking Russian wrestler Bilyal Makhov will compete on his sport’s biggest stage after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) refused to heed the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) advice on banning all Russian...Show More Summary
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn, currently serving a six-month suspension from United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), is not the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA0 fighter of...Show More Summary
All 18 Russian shooters qualify for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games because they were neither mentioned in the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) report last week, nor tested positive for banned substances, the International shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) said Tuesday.
Vitaly Smirnov, the chair of Russia’s newly established Anti-Doping Commission, said Tuesday he will hold a series of meetings with the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), as well as leaders of international federations where Russian doping claims are most prevalent.
At UFC 200, Brock Lesnar made his return to the octagon and defeated the “Super Samoan” Mark Hunt by decision. Since then, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has reported that Brock Lesnar has tested positive for anti-estrogen. UFC competitor Jon Jones also tested positive for anti-estrogen; anti-estrogen is used by athletes who often use steroids... Show More Summary
The International Swimming Federation President Julio Maglione claims that the World Anti-Doping Agency independent commission led by Richard McLaren exceeded its power and this issue should be dealt with.
Mark Hunt is still steaming mad. And rightfully so, as he has been on a verbal tear since finding out Brock Lesnar was flagged by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) a few days after he lost to "Beast Incarnate" at UFC 200. Aside...Show More Summary
The head of Russia's anti-doping agency says she can guarantee that only clean athletes will go to the Rio Games.
The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has been infuriated by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision not to bar Russian athletes from the upcoming Rio Games, but to ban WADA's informant Yuliya Stepanova from participating due to her doping history.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is concerned about the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision to ban its informant Yulia Stepanova from participating in 2016 Rio Olympics, agency’s Director General Olivier Niggli said.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is disappointed that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) did not heed its recommendations to ban the Russian team from 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the agency’s President Craig Reedie said.
The World Anti-Doping Agency’s President Craig Reedie has admitted that all the proof he has of alleged use of banned stimulants by Russian athletes during the 2014 Sochi Olympics is an interview by the onetime head of an anti-doping lab in Moscow.
On Wednesday, the United States Anti-Doping Agency handed UFC featherweight star Chad Mendes a two-year suspension for using a prohibited substance. Per an official USADA statement (via MMA Fighting's Luke Thomas), Mendes tested positive for GHRP-6 in an out-of-competition drug test on May 17. Show More Summary
The World Anti-Doping Agency launched a global campaign against Russian athletes and lobbied for them to be banned from Rio Olympics in an attempt to make sports another tool of political pressure on Russia.
I guess it runs in the family. Not long after former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones popped for banned substances by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), word comes from National Football...Show More Summary
A pair of notorious Russian phone pranksters known as Vovan and Lexus managed to trick high-ranking World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) officials into revealing the truth behind the doping scandal that threatens the professional integrity and reputation of Russian athletes.
Another UFC fighter has been pulled from a card in the middle of fight week due to potential U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) concerns. This time it’s UFC on FOX 20’s George Sullivan.Filed under: News, UFC
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie welcomed the ruling of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upholding collective ban imposed by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) on the Russian track-and-field athletes on Thursday.
Conor McGregor can say goodbye to at least one record, as Holly Holm recently surpassed the Irishman as the most tested fighter by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). That's according to "The Preacher's Daughter," who recentlyShow More Summary