The Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory in Rio de Janeiro will resume its work after the July inspection of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the laboratory said in a statement.
A Rio lab has been suspended by the World Anti Doping Agency — WADA –, and with mere weeks left to go until the Olympic games are set to descend on the city, the country of Brazil seems to now lack the resources to properly screen those set to compete. Show More Summary
The international agency that regulates anti-doping testing has shut down the Brazilian lab, raising doubts that it can be ready for the Summer Games which start in August.
Due to 'non-conformity with the International Standard for Laboratories'
SAO PAULO, June 24 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the credentials of a testing laboratory in Rio de Janeiro that didn't conform with international standards, just over a month before the city hosts the Olympic Games. The...Show More Summary
The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended its accreditation of the Rio de Janeiro laboratory responsible for analyzing athlete samples during the 2016 Summer Olympics. The suspension -- the latest in a series of snafus for the upcoming Games -- was announced Friday, less than two months before...
The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended the doping laboratory in Rio that was to be responsible for drug testing at this year’s Olympics, citing procedural errors that were described by WADA director general David Howman as “pretty disturbing.” Howman, who made his comment to a New Zealand website called Stuff, added that it’s unlikely the […]
Even though he’s never failed a drug test in his career, it seems that Brock Lesnar, who has come out of retirement to fight at UFC 200 in Las Vegas in a few weeks, has caught the attention of the US Anti-Doping Agency. According to the USADA’s website, the WWE superstar/MMA fighter has already been tested […]
Russia could be banned from the Rio Olympics entirely as doping allegations against the country from the Sochi 2014 games may lead to an unprecedented nationwide ban from competing in the summer games. The World Anti-Doping Agency is currently investigating allegations that Russia conducted state-sponsored doping of its Winter Olympic athletes. Show More Summary
Russia is ready to appoint a Spanish national to lead Moscow’s anti-doping laboratory as recommended by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Tuesday.
I guess United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is making up for lost time, since former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was able to bypass the organization's policy on retired mixed martial arts...Show More Summary
President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie must apologize before Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova after comments on her earnings, Sharapova's lawyer said Monday.
The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency has warned that Russia could face further sanctions with the upcoming release of yet another report on the doping scandal in that country. There have been suggestions that the entire Russian contingent be banned from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro...
The action follows a Times investigation that found the World Anti-Doping Agency mishandled multiple warnings about Russia doping.
While most are quick to blame contaminated kangaroo meat or Julie's mystery pill for their failed drug tests, Chad Mendes is owning right up to his mistake. Chad was flagged by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on June 10Show More Summary
The IOC has voted to ban Russia's track-and-field team from the 2016 Olympics due to its widespread and relentless doping operation: Days before Friday’s vote, the World Anti-Doping Agency released information calling into question the credibility of Russia’s reforms. Show More Summary
The World Anti-Doping Agency report does not help Russia's case for competing in the Olympics
The Kremlin is unaware of the foundations for allegations made by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regarding obstructions to anti-doping officials and the withholding of some doping test results being committed in Russia, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.
The World Anti-Doping Agency is in hot water today, thanks to a report from The New York Times revealing the agency was made aware of widespread Russian doping back in 2012, yet did nothing to stop it. Back in December 2012, roughlyShow More Summary
The agency, citing specific episodes, said efforts by athletes to flout drug-testing programs have not stopped since Russia was accused of government-sponsored doping last fall.