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WADA dismayed as Isinbayeva retains key doping job

MOSCOW (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency expressed dismay on Friday after one of its leading critics, pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva, was reappointed to chair the Russian Anti-Doping Agency board.<p>Isinbayeva was first appointed as chair in December and given a new term on Thursday. Her main …

Putin admits Russian anti-doping system has failed

President Vladimir Putin indicated Wednesday that Russia should follow plans to change its anti-doping system while denying the revelations of a state-sponsored doping system, according to a report.<p>Russian news agency TASS reported Putin’s comments from a meeting in advance of the 2019 World Winter …

CAS bans two Russian athletes and two coaches for doping | Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) - Middle distance runner Ekaterina Poistogova was one of two Russian athletes and two coaches banned on Friday by the Court for Arbitration for Sport for breaching anti-doping rules.<p>Poistogova, who won a bronze medal in the 800 meters at the 2012 London Olympics, was banned for two …

Brazilian cycling team faces 2nd ban for persistent doping

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Brazilian team Soul Brasil Pro Cycling faces another ban from racing after two more riders were implicated in doping.<p>The International Cycling Union says the team will be judged by its disciplinary panel which can impose bans of up to one year.<p>Cycling rules allow teams to …

USOC Releases Statement Regarding Anti-Doping Reform - Swimming World News

The Olympic and Paralympic Movements is unique within the world of sport in that it was founded, and is promoted, as a values-based movement. The …

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Tennis - Kazakh teenager Arashov gets two-year doping ban | Reuters

(Reuters) - Kazakhstan teenager Arsan Arashov has been banned for two years after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Thursday.<p>The 17-year-old, ranked 1,729th in the world, failed a test at an ITF event in Gandia, Spain in …