Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 18°C Thursday 16 September 2021

#WADA

# wada - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Palace defender Mamadou Sakho accepts ‘substantial’ damages over drug test error
# Apology
From The42
# Apology

Palace defender Mamadou Sakho accepts ‘substantial’ damages over drug test error

Nov 4th 2020, 4:25 PM 9,630 Views 4 Comments

The former Liverpool player was briefly suspended in 2016 and subsequently sued Wada for defamation.

# wada - Sunday 12 July, 2020

UK Sport deny using London Olympians as 'guinea pigs' for DeltaG drink
# Team GB
From The42
# Team GB

UK Sport deny using London Olympians as 'guinea pigs' for DeltaG drink

Jul 12th 2020, 1:46 PM 5,597 Views 2 Comments

An investigation by the Mail on Sunday says that 40% of athletes give the drink in 2012 reported side effects.

# wada - Monday 29 June, 2020

'It's one hour a day - this is not arcane maritime law': Coe backs whereabouts rule
# Doping Control
From The42
# Doping Control

'It's one hour a day - this is not arcane maritime law': Coe backs whereabouts rule

Jun 29th 2020, 6:08 PM 5,138 Views 0 Comments

The American sprinter claimed a purposeful attempt was made to get him to miss a test in December, his third missed test in a year.

# wada - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November
# CAS
From The42
# CAS

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:21 PM 1,730 Views 3 Comments

Should WADA’s ruling be confirmed, Russia will miss out on the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 winter Games and the World Cup in Qatar.

# wada - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Munster prop Cronin 'bears at least some fault' for failed anti-doping test
# Strict Liability
From The42
# Strict Liability

Munster prop Cronin 'bears at least some fault' for failed anti-doping test

Apr 21st 2020, 1:57 PM 7,854 Views 35 Comments

The judicial officer said he had ‘some sympathy for the player’ but that he could have done more.

# wada - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Mo Farah insists he's 'happy' for his old blood and urine samples to be retested
# Anti-doping
From The42
# Anti-doping

Mo Farah insists he's 'happy' for his old blood and urine samples to be retested

Jan 21st 2020, 6:27 PM 5,715 Views 9 Comments

Wada intends to investigate athletes who worked with banned former coach Alberto Salazar.

# wada - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'The problems of other countries are not discussed' - Russia bites back at proposed doping ban
# Response
From The42
# Response

'The problems of other countries are not discussed' - Russia bites back at proposed doping ban

Nov 28th 2019, 12:07 PM 2,067 Views 6 Comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency has recommended a four-year suspension.

# wada - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia
# In The Clear
From The42
# In The Clear

Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia

Nov 26th 2019, 3:25 PM 3,603 Views 7 Comments

Russia are clear to host next year’s tournament despite the ban

# wada - Monday 25 November, 2019

Wada recommends Russia ban from Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Wada recommends Russia ban from Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020

Nov 25th 2019, 10:55 PM 17,739 Views 31 Comments

A decision over Russia’s suspension is set to be made on 9 December.

# wada - Monday 4 November, 2019

Mo Farah and other Salazar athletes to be investigated by Wada
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

Mo Farah and other Salazar athletes to be investigated by Wada

Nov 4th 2019, 5:16 PM 6,884 Views 5 Comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency is set to scrutinise those who worked with the banned coach.

# wada - Monday 23 September, 2019

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'

Sep 23rd 2019, 7:43 PM 2,727 Views 1 Comment

In another blow, the IAAF maintained a ban on the Russian athletics federation.

# wada - Thursday 17 January, 2019

WADA make 'major breakthrough for clean sport' by retrieving Moscow data
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

WADA make 'major breakthrough for clean sport' by retrieving Moscow data

Jan 17th 2019, 10:06 PM 3,282 Views 2 Comments

Data has been retrieved from a laboratory at the heart of Russia’s state-sponsored doping scandal.

# wada - Friday 14 December, 2018

WADA to collect data from Moscow anti-doping lab as moves toward reinstatement continue
# Under The Microscope
From The42
# Under The Microscope

WADA to collect data from Moscow anti-doping lab as moves toward reinstatement continue

Dec 14th 2018, 7:54 PM 2,103 Views 0 Comments

A Wada report found that the lab was at the heart of a state-sponsored Russian doping cover-up.

# wada - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

Sep 20th 2018, 6:23 PM 8,469 Views 24 Comments

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

Wada lift ban on Russia as doping whistleblower's representative claims 'treachery'
# Time Served
From The42
# Time Served

Wada lift ban on Russia as doping whistleblower's representative claims 'treachery'

Sep 20th 2018, 3:14 PM 6,329 Views 8 Comments

Russian athletes will once again be free to compete after a three-year ban served by Rusada, but Wada insist there will be strict conditions.

# wada - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world'

Sep 18th 2018, 2:07 PM 5,688 Views 0 Comments

Sport Ireland are among those to join opposition to WADA’s plan to reinstate Russia.

# wada - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Coach Shane Sutton used TUEs for 'marginal gains' at Sky
# Team Sky
From The42
# Team Sky

Coach Shane Sutton used TUEs for 'marginal gains' at Sky

Nov 18th 2017, 12:40 PM 5,746 Views 3 Comments

The BBC will air a documentary on the team on Sunday.

# wada - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

World Cup report leaves 'door open to drug abuse'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

World Cup report leaves 'door open to drug abuse'

Nov 8th 2017, 9:29 AM 6,857 Views 8 Comments

Bernard Laporte has raised the stakes in a bitter war of words over the destiny of the 2023 tournament.

# wada - Friday 14 October, 2016

'I have never doped so to be there at all was shocking to me'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'I have never doped so to be there at all was shocking to me'

Oct 14th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,483 Views 4 Comments

Irish athlete Steven Colvert continues to claim he is innocent despite a positive EPO test in 2014.

# wada - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

'Mo has nothing to hide': Farah and Nadal defend drug use after latest record leaks
# Fancy Bears
From The42
# Fancy Bears

'Mo has nothing to hide': Farah and Nadal defend drug use after latest record leaks

Sep 20th 2016, 10:10 AM 5,732 Views 18 Comments

Athletes obtained TUEs which allowed them to take banned substances for medical reasons.

# wada - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

WADA condemns Russian hackers for leaking records of Williams sisters and Simone Biles
# Anti-doping
From The42
# Anti-doping

WADA condemns Russian hackers for leaking records of Williams sisters and Simone Biles

Sep 13th 2016, 9:30 PM 47,207 Views 100 Comments

“This is just the tip of the iceberg,” the group said on its website.

# wada - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

WADA chief has framed photo of him shaking hands with Vladimir Putin in his house
# You Can't Make It Up
From The42
# You Can't Make It Up

WADA chief has framed photo of him shaking hands with Vladimir Putin in his house

Jul 26th 2016, 6:24 PM 6,855 Views 5 Comments

The Financial Times paid a visit to his Glasgow home and certainly got more than they asked for.

# wada - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes
# Hard Line
From The42
# Hard Line

IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes

Jul 19th 2016, 4:14 PM 9,177 Views 21 Comments

The governing body has promised to impose ‘the toughest sanctions available’ in the wake of the McLaren report.

'Foreign footballer in Russia was protected after failed drugs test' - report
# Scandal
From The42
# Scandal

'Foreign footballer in Russia was protected after failed drugs test' - report

Jul 19th 2016, 6:45 AM 6,144 Views 3 Comments

As a result Wada has called on Fifa to investigate sports minister Vitaly Mutko, the president of the Russian football federation and chief organiser of the 2018 World Cup.

# wada - Monday 18 July, 2016

Wada calls for Russia to be banned from all international competition, including Rio Olympics
# Revelations
From The42
# Revelations

Wada calls for Russia to be banned from all international competition, including Rio Olympics

Jul 18th 2016, 4:10 PM 18,082 Views 50 Comments

The McLaren report says the nation used a complex state-supported doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

# wada - Friday 24 June, 2016

Just 42 days before the Olympics starts, WADA suspends Rio drug lab
# Testing Times
From The42
# Testing Times

Just 42 days before the Olympics starts, WADA suspends Rio drug lab

Jun 24th 2016, 7:19 PM 3,849 Views 3 Comments

There are yet more concerns about the integrity of the Rio Games with under six weeks to go.

# wada - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Spanish court orders Operation Puerto blood bags are released
# Operation Puerto
From The42
# Operation Puerto

Spanish court orders Operation Puerto blood bags are released

Jun 14th 2016, 11:19 AM 6,738 Views 8 Comments

This could have huge implications.

# wada - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests

May 24th 2016, 10:48 PM 5,404 Views 8 Comments

It was announced by the International Olympic Committee last week 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing in Rio.

# wada - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

6-year ban for New Zealand-based rugby player on steroids
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

6-year ban for New Zealand-based rugby player on steroids

May 11th 2016, 8:23 AM 9,460 Views 11 Comments

Police had found four bottles of Dianabol during a search of the athlete’s house in 2013.

# wada - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Maria Sharapova's future in tennis could be decided next week
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Maria Sharapova's future in tennis could be decided next week

Apr 13th 2016, 5:54 PM 17,606 Views 19 Comments

WADA’s revelation that meldonium bans could be overturned has incensed the attorney of the suspended star.

# wada - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015

Apr 7th 2016, 4:29 PM 2,522 Views 0 Comments

Two of the three positive tests last year were for a cocaine metabolite, and one of those cases is still pending.

# wada - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Sales of meldonium soar after Sharapova's positive drug test
# Bad Influence
From The42
# Bad Influence

Sales of meldonium soar after Sharapova's positive drug test

Mar 19th 2016, 12:44 PM 5,736 Views 4 Comments

The Soviet-era drug was thrust into the spotlight on 7 March, after the tennis star admitted to using it.

# wada - Friday 11 March, 2016

There have been 99 positive tests this year for 'Sharapova's heart drug'
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

There have been 99 positive tests this year for 'Sharapova's heart drug'

Mar 11th 2016, 3:57 PM 24,003 Views 30 Comments

Meldonium hit headlines when tennis star Maria Sharapova tested positive at Australian Open.

# wada - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Sharapova's failed dope test shines light on Meldonium
# Explainer
From The42
# Explainer

Sharapova's failed dope test shines light on Meldonium

Mar 8th 2016, 1:54 PM 8,032 Views 10 Comments

The drug is manufactured in Latvia and prescribed to treat heart disease.

# wada - Thursday 14 January, 2016

We'll Leave it There So: Real Madrid transfer ban, Munster players stay put and all today's sport
# Thursday
From The42
# Thursday

We'll Leave it There So: Real Madrid transfer ban, Munster players stay put and all today's sport

Jan 14th 2016, 8:21 PM 11,919 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, a damning WADA report has put Russian athletics back in the spotlight.

'Major political forces are behind this,' says Russian sports minister after damning WADA report
# Machinations
From The42
# Machinations

'Major political forces are behind this,' says Russian sports minister after damning WADA report

Jan 14th 2016, 7:08 PM 2,813 Views 1 Comment

“They are trying to prove something at any cost.”

# wada - Thursday 12 November, 2015

FA to quiz Arsene Wenger on doping comments
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

FA to quiz Arsene Wenger on doping comments

Nov 12th 2015, 11:55 PM 3,637 Views 2 Comments

Earlier this week the Frenchman revealed his fears of widespread use of performance enhancing drugs within the sport.

# wada - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

'Very strong' case for Rob Heffernan to be upgraded to Olympic bronze - agent
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

'Very strong' case for Rob Heffernan to be upgraded to Olympic bronze - agent

Nov 11th 2015, 9:08 AM 10,421 Views 12 Comments

London 2012 winner Kirdyapkin is one of the Russian athletes named in explosive WADA investigation.

# wada - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'Either you were asleep on the job, or corrupt?' - Jon Snow gives Seb Coe a grilling fit for a lord
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

'Either you were asleep on the job, or corrupt?' - Jon Snow gives Seb Coe a grilling fit for a lord

Nov 10th 2015, 9:28 AM 10,063 Views 15 Comments

IAAF President Coe forced to defend his position in a hard-hitting Channel 4 interview.

# wada - Monday 9 November, 2015

Dark day for athletics as new doping report plunges the sport into crisis
# Athletics In Crisis
From The42
# Athletics In Crisis

Dark day for athletics as new doping report plunges the sport into crisis

Nov 9th 2015, 2:53 PM 18,092 Views 94 Comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency says the Russian athletics federations should be suspended.

1 2 3