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#WADA

# wada - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

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

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

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

# wada - Thursday 28 November, 2019

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

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

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

# wada - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

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

Euro 2020 excluded from proposed Wada ban on hosts Russia

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

# wada - Monday 25 November, 2019

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

Wada recommends Russia ban from Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020

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

# wada - Monday 4 November, 2019

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

Mo Farah and other Salazar athletes to be investigated by Wada

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

# wada - Monday 23 September, 2019

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

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

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

# wada - Thursday 17 January, 2019

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

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

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

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

# wada - Thursday 20 September, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# wada - Saturday 18 November, 2017

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

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

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

# wada - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

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

World Cup report leaves 'door open to drug abuse'

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

# wada - Friday 14 October, 2016

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

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

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

# wada - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

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

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

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

# wada - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

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

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

“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

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

# wada - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# wada - Friday 24 June, 2016

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

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

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

# wada - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

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

Spanish court orders Operation Puerto blood bags are released

This could have huge implications.

# wada - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From The42 14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests Controversy

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests

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

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

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

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

# wada - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

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

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

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

# wada - Thursday 7 April, 2016

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

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

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

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

Sales of meldonium soar after Sharapova's positive drug test

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

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

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

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

# wada - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

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

Sharapova's failed dope test shines light on Meldonium

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

# wada - Thursday 14 January, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

# wada - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From The42 FA to quiz Arsene Wenger on doping comments Issue

FA to quiz Arsene Wenger on doping comments

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

# wada - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

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

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

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

# wada - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

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

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

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

# wada - Monday 9 November, 2015

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

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

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

# wada - Thursday 10 September, 2015

From The42 USADA slams 'false, inaccurate' Mayweather reports Controversy

USADA slams 'false, inaccurate' Mayweather reports

The association denies that the boxer violated any sporting drug laws.

# wada - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From The42 London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims Problems

London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims

Meanwhile, Mo Farah is one of eight athletes who have agreed to release their own blood test data

# wada - Sunday 2 August, 2015

From The42 WADA say they're 'very disturbed' by Sunday Times athletics allegations Doping

WADA say they're 'very disturbed' by Sunday Times athletics allegations

Athletics is facing a new doping crisis as WADA responded to reports of widespread cheating in the sport.

From The42 Athletics Ireland 'deeply concerned' about Sunday Times doping allegations Drugs In Sport

Athletics Ireland 'deeply concerned' about Sunday Times doping allegations

CEO John Foley has called on the IAAF to act immediately on the allegations.

Doping allegations of top athletes 'shake the foundation of sport'

A third of medals won in endurance events at the Olympics and World Championships were won by athletes who recorded suspicious tests.

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