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The 38 members of the WADA Committee met two weeks ago in Glasgow, to discuss various reform proposals and for the re-election of the incumbent president Craig Reedie for three more years. Russia‘s scarce antidoping policy, which led to its exclusion from the  [ Read More ]

The unceasing antidoping machine keeps on reanalysing all the samples taken during past Olympics controls. This time, the cleaning process has incriminated 5 high profile Belarus athletes, who took part in Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics. The most famous name  [ Read More ]

Russia introduces the crime of doping inciting

The doping scandal that hit Russia in the last period and that led to the country’s exclusion from the competitions resulted into the government improving its anti-doping laws, in order to be allowed into competitions again. A few days ago a draft law which  [ Read More ]

International Olympic Committee with an official note on its website announced that Elena Seslarenko from Russia and Vita Palamar from Ukraine will be stripped of the results obtained in the High Jump during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The decision  [ Read More ]

Rio Olympics should have been the cleanest in recent years after the controls led by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Beijing 2008 and London 2012 samples, to keep far from the track all the athletes who had cheated in the  [ Read More ]

When disqualified because of doping, an athlete sees all his results cancelled and must return his medals, which will be later reassigned. After Beijing Olympics in 2008, the silver medalist Maria Abakumova (javelin throw) has been found positive at doping  [ Read More ]

Every year at the end of season, WADA updates the list of the prohibited substances with those who resulted to be doping after a long cycle of studies. Some days ago the definitive list was published on the website of the World Anti-Doping Agency and  [ Read More ]

It is official, Anna Chicherova lost her Olympic bronze medal awarded in Beijing 2008. CIO confirmed it yesterday in a public announcement; the athlete tested positve to an anabolic steroid, the Turinabol, during the retest carried out on the samples of the  [ Read More ]

The world pole vault champion of Beijing 2015, Shawn Barber, risked not to participate to Olympics for an anti-doping test positive to cocaine during the Canadian Olympic Trials in Edmonton. The night before the event, Barber posted on the website Craiglist a request looking for  [ Read More ]

This year at Olympic Games we did not have the opportunity to see one of the best jumper of all time: Yelena Isinabyeva. Because of the Russian disqualification from the competition, all the Russian athletes, with the exception of Dariya Klishina, who has been  [ Read More ]

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The list of the athletes that ran away from Cuba gathers a new  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: Nordic Indoo...

Yesterday in Tampere, Finland, has been held the classic Nordic Indoor Match,  [ Read More ]

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Next Friday, on the 20th of January, the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon will take  [ Read More ]

Ashton Eaton and Bri...

Sad news for Track&Field arrived yesterday evening. The decathlon WR holder Ashton  [ Read More ]

VIDEO: Konrad Bukowi...

During this season we heard a lot about a young polish thrower:  [ Read More ]

VIDEO: Genzebe Dibab...

Incredibile Diamond League in  Monaco. To light up the evening this time is  [ Read More ]

PHOTO: European Athl...

Last sunday in Italy have been held the European Athletics Cross Country  [ Read More ]

Sweden wins the Finn...

Day two of the Finnkampen / Ruotsiottelu in Tampere was welcomed by  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: Combined Eve...

Yesterday in Caorle, Italy, the Combined Events International Match between France, Switzerland  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: London Diamo...

Bolt’s return, Kendra Harrison’s World Record, Mo Farah’s World Lead. This has  [ Read More ]

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Last week in Amsterdam was time for the biggest track and field  [ Read More ]

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