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Drug testing cash blow for Scotland

The Scottish Football Association will receive no cash help from the UK Anti-Doping agency as it aims to enhance levels of drug testing.

Russian Athletes Above All in Anti-Doping Rules Violations Report for 2014

The majority of doping-rule violations registered in 2014 were made by the Russian athletes, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said in a report on Wednesday.

This is Why WADA Doping Scandal 'Will Burst Like a Bubble'

Attempts by the World Anti-Doping Agency to suspend Russian track and field athletes from the Olympics in Rio are likely to fail, German newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau wrote.

Independent experts to help Russia address doping scandal

The World Anti-Doping Agency has named two independent experts -- including a former war crimes investigator -- to work with Russia on rebuilding its embattled national drug-testing system. Peter Nicholson, an Australian criminal investigations specialist, and Ieva Lukosiute-Stanikuniene, a Lithuanian...

UFC News 2016: Dana White Says McGregor's Retirement Has 'USADA' Implications; UFC Fighters 'Happy' That UFC Pulled McGregor off UFC 200

According to UFC president Dana White, Conor McGregor's planned 'retirement' holds major implications with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

World Anti-Doping Agency Suspends Credential For Chinese Lab

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Citing "non-conformities" in the laboratory in Beijing, the sports agency said it revoked the lab's certification for up to four months. WADA also recently suspended Russia's lab.

Conor McGregor ends retirement, issues statement: 'Let the other monkeys dance, I am doing what I need for me now'

Conor McGregor wants you to know, at least for the purposes of his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract -- as well as his obligations to United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) -- he's NOT officially retired from mixed martial...Show More Summary

Russia to unveil anti-doping reforms

Russia is to announce a range of reforms to restore trust in its anti-doping agency and win back its Olympics place, BBC Sport learns.

Michael Bisping shames Lyoto Machida, wants two-year suspension for 'Dragon' drug woes

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Michael Bisping was not impressed by Lyoto Machida's explanation, after "The Dragon" was slain by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and threw himself on the mercy ofShow More Summary

Meldonium Producer to Discuss With WADA Removal of Drug From Banned List

Baltic pharmaceutical company Grindeks, the manufacturer of meldonium, will discuss with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) the possibility to remove the drug from WADA’s banned substances list, Juris Bundulis, chairman of Grindeks' board of directors, said Monday.

WADA Confirms Over 200 Positive Meldonium Tests

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has recorded over 200 positive tests for meldonium, a recently banned drug.

WADA Revokes Accreditation of Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) withdrew the accreditation of a Russian laboratory, the Moscow Antidoping Center, citing non-compliance with the relevant international standards, the official website of the agency revealed Frida...

A Harley Street Doctor Casts Further Doubt on Sport

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Anti-doping agencies exist for a single purpose—to protect the right of clean athletes to enjoy fair competition against athletes who do not gain a competitive advantage from illegal substances and methods. They do so, at global andShow More Summary

Meldonium Taken Before WADA Ban Could Show Up In Recent Drug Tests

Some athletes who've tested positive for meldonium, might actually have stopped taking it before it was banned, the World Anti-Doping Agency said this week. How many athletes might make that case remains to be seen, but Maria Sharapova doesn't appear to be one of them.

WADA Meldonium: Maria Sharapova Case Creates Meldonium Probe By World Anti-Doping Agency

WADA is re-evaluating its stance on meldonium, and the athletes that have tested positive for it. The Associated Press reports via MSN that the World Anti-Doping Agency says some athletes who tested positive for meldonium may be able to avoid sanctions by virtue of the fact it’s unknown how long it takes the drug to... Show More Summary

World Anti-Doping Agency Lays Groundwork for Reinstating Maria Sharapova

3 weeks agoSports / Tennis : Tennis X

Sharapova claimed she was taking the drug, which its manufacturer says has performance-enhancing abilities (then said it didn't) for various reasons, including magnesium deficiency and to ward off diabetes. Maybe from eating too much of her own "Sugarpova"-marketed candy and chocolates.

World Anti-Doping Agency may let meldonium users off the hook

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Meldonium has been the talk of the drug-testing world since March, when tennis star Maria Sharapova announced she had tested positive for the performance-enhancer at the Australian Open earlier this year. Nominally used to treat heart disease and other chronic conditions, meldonium was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency starting Jan. 1, but since then […]

WADA, Which Fucks Up Many Things, Admits It Fucked Up On Meldonium

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

A few months and more than a hundred athlete suspensions into WADA’s ban of Meldonium, the World Anti-Doping Agency now admits that it has no clue how long Meldonium stays in a person’s system, and it may have erroneously punished athletes who stopped taking the drug before it was illegal. Show More Summary

WADA Lacks Grounds to Punish Russian Athletes for Meldonium Use – Minister

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has no grounds to punish Russian athletes who have tested positive for meldonium, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Wednesday.

Frank Mir Thinks Flagged Drug Test Could Be Due to Tainted Kangaroo Meat

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC It was announced late on Friday that two-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had potentially failed a drug test following his TKO loss to Mark Hunt in Brisbane, Australia. The U.S Anti-Doping Agency...Show More Summary

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