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Yasir Shah

Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah suspended for doping offence

REUTERS – Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a…

Diack denies funding Sall’s Senegal presidential bid – lawyers

PARIS (Reuters) – Former international athletics federation (IAAF) head Lamine Diack denies having given money…

Italy chiefs say doping scandal is procedural mix up

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s top athletics authorities on Thursday defended 26 athletes at the centre…

Kenya Athletes

Kenya government not taking doping seriously – athletes’ group

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s government is not taking seriously the problem of doping among the…

Athletics IAAF

Russia accepts athletics ban

By Mitch Phillips MONACO (Reuters) – The Russian athletics federation has accepted its ban from…

Sebastian Coe

Coe under fire for support of Eugene world championships

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – The head of world athletics Sebastian Coe faced fresh…

IOC Chief Thomas Bach

IOC chief says Russia gave assurances it will sanction doping offenders

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Russia’s Olympic Committee has given assurances that coaches, athletes and personnel involved…

Russian Anti-Doping Agency WADA

Branded a traitor, Russian sports whistleblower hides abroad

By Maria Tsvetkova and Karin Strohecker MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) – The sportswoman who blew the whistle…

Bulgaria weightlifters get Rio ban over widespread doping

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s weightlifters will be absent from next year’s Olympics…

Russian athletes

No Russian athletes at the 2016 world indoor championships – source

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – There will no be Russian athletes at the 2016 IAAF…

Russia could miss world indoors as IAAF wants ‘robust’ verification

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) – Russia needs to prove its commitment to anti-doping according…

Marta Dominguez

Dominguez stripped of 2009 steeplechase world title

MADRID (Reuters) – Spaniard Marta Dominguez has been stripped of her 2009 steeplechase world title…

Russia says anti-doping watchdog to be reformed, not scrapped

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will reform its scandal-hit anti-doping watchdog, RUSADA, but will not abolish…

Russian Anti-Doping Agency WADA

WADA flexes muscles with Russian doping agency ban

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – Russia’s sporting reputation was in tatters and…

Russian Anti-Doping Agency WADA

Russian anti-doping agency suspended for non-compliance

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency continued to crack…

Accused Russian athletes to sue whistleblowers, TV channel

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian athletes accused of using doping by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)…

Russia

Door still open for Russia to compete in Rio athletics

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – Russia still has a shot to compete…

WADA

Crucial WADA meetings begin under veil of secrecy

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency’s crucial two-day meeting…

Anti-doping crusaders to consider new battle plan

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – Anti-doping crusaders losing ground in the war…

IAAF

IAAF suspension an option, says WADA commissioner

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) could face recommendations that include…

Russia

Russia proposes athletes compete under Russian Olympic flag to evade ban

By Maria Kiselyova MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Sunday it would ask the world…

Kenya

Doping threatens Kenya’s credibility at Rio Olympics – Rudisha’s coach

By Drazen Jorgic ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) – Doping could cast a shadow over Kenya at…

Kenya Athletics

Russia’s athletics ban stirs fears in doping-hit Kenya

By Drazen Jorgic ITEN, Kenya (Reuters) – In Kenya’s running heartlands, a spate of failed…

Russia agrees road map with IAAF – sports minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has agreed a road map with the International Association of Athletics…

IAAF Suspension Russia

Reaction to IAAF suspension of Russian federation

LONDON (Reuters) – Reaction to the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) council’s vote on…

Russia IAAF

Russia suspended after overwhelming IAAF vote

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – Athletics’ governing body has voted overwhelmingly to suspend Russia…

WADA

WADA committee decides Russian anti-doping agency breaking WADA rules

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has decided that the…

Russia says ready to investigate doping allegations

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is ready to carry out an investigation into doping allegations against…

Russia may create new anti-doping agency, will talk to IOC – sports minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may create a new anti-doping agency to address concerns about its…

Russian athletics chief says sent report on doping to world body

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The head of Russia’s athletics federation said on Thursday he had sent…