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News 14/10/2019

Decisions made at IAAF Council meetings in Doha

At the two IAAF Council Meetings held in Doha, a series of decisions were made, which have now been communicated to the 214 Member Federations. These decisions include: Marketing and Advertising Regulations The Council approved the principles of a new marketing and advertising approach, devised in agreement with Dentsu. New regulations...

News 14/10/2019

The hearing between WADA, Sun Yang and FINA to be held in public on 15 November

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will hear the appeal filed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against the Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) on Friday 15 November 2019. The location will be the Conference Centre of the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace...

News 11/10/2019

AAA Panel Imposes 20-Month Sanction on U.S. Swimming Athlete Conor Dwyer for ADRV

USADA announced today that an independent three-member panel of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has rendered a decision in the case of swimming athlete Conor Dwyer, of Los Angeles, and has determined that Dwyer should receive a 20-month sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Dwyer, 30, tested positive...

News 11/10/2019

Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions Sayed Aghazada

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr Sayed Aghazada, a former General Secretary of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), FIFA standing committee member and AFC Executive Committee member, guilty of various violations of the FIFA Code of Ethics. The investigation into Mr Aghazada concerned the...

News 10/10/2019

Weightlifting Athlete Natalie Franklin Receives Sanction for ADRV

USADA announced today that Natalie Franklin, of Greenwood, Ind., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has received a four-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. Franklin, 32, tested positive for ostarine and its metabolite, o-desphenylostarine, and LGD-4033 and its metabolite, di-hydroxy-LGD-4033, as the result of a urine sample collected...

News 10/10/2019

Moses Hassim Magogo suspended for two months

The chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has ratified the plea bargain entered into by Mr Moses Hassim Magogo, President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations and member of the Confederation of African Football Executive Committee, and the chairperson of the investigatory chamber. An investigation...

News 09/10/2019

Rugby union player Dearden banned for four years

Rugby union player Leigh Dearden, of Lincoln RFC, has been suspended from all sport for a period of four years following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV). Mr Dearden tested positive for the presence of three prohibited substances following an in-competition test on 23 March 2019, after a match against Southwell...

News 09/10/2019

Bobsled Athlete Kyler Allison Receives Sanction for ADRV

USADA announced today that Kyler Allison, of Austin, Texas, an athlete in the sport of bobsled, has received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation after his refusal to provide a urine sample. Allison, 35, refused to provide a sample as requested by a USADA doping control officer during...

News 09/10/2019

UK Anti-Doping launches ‘DOPE! The Musical’

Move over The Lion King, Wicked and Les Misérables, and say hello to ‘DOPE! The Musical’, coming to a computer screen near you*. Well, that’s what comedians Munya Chawawa (@munyachawawa) and Will Richards (@willrichardss) thought when they came to UKAD’s offices, offering their support to get important anti-doping messages to...

News 08/10/2019

UCI Statement on Kristijan Koren and Borut Bozic

The UCI announces that it has sanctioned Mr. Kristijan Koren and Mr. Borut Bozic for anti-doping rule violations. Mr. Koren has been sanctioned with a period of ineligibility of 2 years for anti-doping rule violations committed in 2011 and 2012 (i.e. use of prohibited methods/substances) based on information received from...

News 08/10/2019

USOPC Updates Domestic Athlete Marketing Guidance For Olympic And Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee today released an updated Rule 40 and Paralympic athlete marketing guidance for the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. “We are sharing an updated Rule 40 guidance that embraces the athlete perspective while honoring critical support USOPC, IOC and IPC partners provide...

News 04/10/2019

Track and Field Athlete Todd Davis Receives Sanction for ADRV

USADA announced today that Todd Davis, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, an athlete in the sport of track and field, has received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation after his refusal to provide a urine sample. Davis, 54, refused to provide a sample as requested by a USADA doping...

News 03/10/2019

Weightlifting Athlete Josue Cano Receives Sanction for ADRV

USADA announced today that Josue Cano, of Oxnard, Calif., an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation after his refusal to provide a urine sample. Cano, 42, refused to provide a sample as requested by a USADA doping control officer during...

News 03/10/2019

WADA suspends accreditation of Athens Laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the Doping Control Laboratory of Athens, Greece for a period of up to six months. This suspension has been imposed due to non-conformities with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL) as identified during a WADA site visit, including in relation...

News 03/10/2019

WADA leads exciting collaboration on dried blood spot testing

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce that, over the past weeks, it has signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with seven Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) regarding the development and implementation of dried-blood-spot (DBS) testing. The Agency is collaborating with ADOs around the world to further research the development...

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