30th September 2021

Sports Integrity Briefs – 30 September 2021

• Two cyclists, aged 20 and 47, have been sanctioned for anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs), Italy’s anti-doping agency (NADO Italia) announced. Federico Arioli, a promising young cyclist, has been sanctioned with a four year ban from 28 September 2021 for use/attempted use of an unnamed prohibited substance. Mirko Talignani has been sanctioned with a two year ban from 28 September 2021, after returning an adverse analytical finding (AAF – or ‘positive test’) for testosterone at the GP Cicli Caroli event on 24 April, where he finished first in the 40-49 category. As a recreational athlete, Italy’s Codice Sportivo Anti-Doping allows him to be subject to a lesser sanction of two years.

• The Malaysian Weightlifting Federation (MWF) has disbanded the national team after two lifters returned adverse analytical findings (AAFs), reports The Star. Earlier this month, it was reported that two Malaysian weightlifters had returned AAFs.

Emma Terho, Chair of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes Commission, has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The former Captain of Finland’s Ice Hockey team replaces Slovakia’s Danka Barteková.

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