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News 22/06/2018

Media Statement on 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board met in Birmingham, England from 20-22 June 2018. The 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games was discussed and the following statement outlines the CGF’s latest position on the host city process. Commonwealth Games Federation President Louise Martin CBE said: “The CGF Executive Board empathises with...

News 21/06/2018

Sport Integrity Hotline receives more than 50 allegations of misconduct in first six months

The Sport Integrity Hotline, launched in December 2017 to address the growing issues confronting the sport industry, has already received over 50 allegations of wrongdoing in sport, originating from 10 different regions and over 20 countries around the world. The hotline was established by the ICSS’ Sport Integrity Unit to...

News 20/06/2018

Update – provisional suspension Broc Tickle

• Provisional suspension of Supercross Rider Broc Tickle to remain in place The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) has advised US Supercross rider Broc Tickle that the FIM International Disciplinary Court (CDI) has rejected his request for lifting of his provisional suspension imposed pursuant to Article 7.9.2 of the...

News 19/06/2018

Nicolas Kicker suspended and fined for tennis match-fixing offences

Argentinian tennis player Nicolas Kicker has been suspended for six (6) years and fined $25,000 for committing match-fixing offences under the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program (Program). Half of the period of ineligibility (three years) is suspended on the basis that Mr Kicker commits no further breaches of the Program. On May...

News 19/06/2018

WADA publishes IO Report from the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published its Independent Observer (IO) team’s report regarding the anti-doping program at the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games (PyeongChang 2018). As it has done at a number of major events since 2000, upon invitation from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), WADA sent an observer...

News 19/06/2018

Minister Duncan Announces Stronger Measures to Eliminate Harassment, Abuse and Discrimination in Sport

All Canadians deserve to participate and compete in a sport environment, free from harassment, abuse or discrimination, regardless of gender, race, religion, language, age and ability. The Government of Canada recognizes the presence of harassment, abuse and discrimination in sport and is committed to stopping further instances. Today, the Honourable Kirsty...

News 18/06/2018

Quebec Assembly protects WADA’s mission to fight doping in sport

In a move that will help safeguard the activities of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and legally protect WADA in its mission to lead a collaborative worldwide movement for doping-free sport, on 15 June, the National Assembly of Quebec unanimously approved a Private Bill respecting the immunities granted to...

News 18/06/2018

Press statement by Kwesi Nyantakyi on the investigative report by Anas Aremeyaw

1. INTRODUCTION Thank you for the opportunity you have offered to listen and consider my responses to the investigative report on corruption in Football in Ghana by Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger Eye PI team. From the outset, let me state that I do not support corruption in any...

News 15/06/2018

WADA co-hosts Asia/Oceania intergovernmental meeting on anti-doping in sport in Sri Lanka

Representatives of 29 countries as well as senior figures from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) are scheduled to attend this year’s Asia/Oceania Region Intergovernmental Ministerial Meeting on Anti-Doping in Sport, which will take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 18-19 June. The meeting, which is the 15th such annual gathering, will...

News 14/06/2018

Federico Coria suspended and fined for tennis corruption offences

Argentinian tennis player Federico Coria has been suspended for eight (8) months and fined $10,000 for committing breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program. Six (6) months of the period of ineligibility has been suspended on condition that he commits no further offences. Half of the fine ($5,000) is also suspended...

News 13/06/2018

UEFA Club Financial Control Body update on monitoring for 2017/18

The UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) Investigatory Chamber, headed by chief investigator Yves Leterme, today provided an update on the monitoring of the settlement agreements signed with 12 clubs in the past years and on the monitoring of the break-even requirement for clubs having participated to the UEFA...

News 13/06/2018

Anti-Doping Leaders call for no compromise on Russia roadmap and the elimination of conflicts of interest in sport

Leaders from 17 leading National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs), and iNADO (Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations), met in London this week to discuss the key threats to clean sport and areas for greater cooperation across the international anti-doping community. Russia and the WADA roadmap to compliance On the eve of...

News 13/06/2018

UK Anti-Doping to support Kenya through new partnership

UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD) Medical Programme Officer, a Senior Testing Officer and three Doping Control Officers travelled to Nairobi on 11 June to lead a week-long training programme with the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK). UKAD will be working with ADAK to establish a Therapeutic Use Exemption Committee (TUEC), and will...

News 12/06/2018

WADA publishes laboratory guidelines

Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the following WADA-accredited laboratory guidelines, which take effect immediately. The Guideline for Conducting and Reporting Subcontracted Analysis and Further Analysis for Doping Control, version 2.0, dated June 2018 has been developed to ensure a harmonized approach in the analysis and reporting of samples,...

News 12/06/2018

Helsinki Commissioners Jackson Lee and Burgess introduce Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act

Today, U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) and Rep. Michael Burgess, M.D., (TX-26) introduced the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act (RADA) in the House of Representatives. Named for Russian whistleblower Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov, the bipartisan legislation establishes civil remedies and criminal penalties for doping fraud crimes affecting U.S. athletes...

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