Court of Arbitration for Sport

Semenya challenges IAAF ruling at Court of Arbitration for Sport

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African middle distance champion Caster Semenya has taken her challenge to a female classification ruling by the governing body of athletics to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the court said on Tuesday.<p>Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates victory. REUTERS/Athit …

South Africa

Caster Semenya to challenge IAAF gender rule at top sport court

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright says the legal challenge will be filed on Monday at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland<p>18 June 2018 - …

Business (South Africa)

Court of Arbitration for Sport member predicts Chris Froome vs ASO legal battle over right to ride Tour de France

Sports law professor Jack Anderson also believes it will be “very difficult” for Team Sky rider to escape ban

Chris Froome

Caster Semenya’s backers prepare for battle at Court of Arbitration for Sport

Track and field authorities in South Africa say they are prepared to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to challenge new rules that could sideline women with high natural testosterone levels from middle-distance races.<p>Athletics South Africa calls the rules “skewed” and says that if the IAAF …

South Africa

Yahoo is now part of Oath

Before you continue...<p>Yahoo is now part of the Oath family. Due to EU data protection laws, we (Oath), our vendors and our partners need your consent …

Soccer

Boxer Conor Wallace willing to live away from other athletes to get back on Commonwealth Games team

A champion boxer is willing to live apart from other athletes in a bid to be reinstated to Northern Ireland's Commonwealth Games team, the High Court …

Conor McGregor

Musa Bility to step down as Liberia FA president

<b>Musa Bility is to step down as Liberia FA (LFA) president after choosing not to run for a third term.</b><p>Bility, who took charge in 2010, will be replaced in April's elections.<p>Last year, Bility played a lead role in helping Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad dethrone the …

George Weah

Man City & Chelsea Facing FIFA Transfer Bans Over Illegal Youth Player Accusations

Manchester City could be slapped with a transfer embargo by Fifa over allegations that they broke transfer rules regarding youth players.<p>An active …

Soccer

Russia doping: Country still suspended by IAAF and could face permanent ban

<b>Russia remains suspended from international athletics, and the sport's governing body says it could permanently exclude the country if key doping reforms are not met soon.</b><p>The IAAF first banned Russia in November 2015 over evidence of state-sponsored doping.<p>The country was expected to have met …

Caster Semenya

Russian Olympic Committee reinstated by IOC

ZURICH/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia was reinstated by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday after the remaining tests of the country's athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics were all returned negative.<p>Russians competed as neutrals at the Games after the IOC suspended the country's …

International Olympic Committee

Olympus Has Fallen. How Do We Rebuild Trust for Our Children's Safety?

<i>The following editorial is the opinion of its author, and does not necessarily represent the views of SwimSwam.</i><p>American swimming, and American sport …

2nd Russian Athlete Tests Positive For Banned Substance In Pyeongchang

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games conclude in Pyeongchang, South Korea this weekend, but not before at least 3 athletes have tested positively for banned …

Olympic Village

Winter Olympics 2018: Court of Arbitration for Sport cancels hearing into doping case of curler Alexander Krushelnitsky

<b>Pyeongchang:</b> The Court of Arbitration for Sport cancelled a hearing into the doping case of a Russian Olympic curler on Thursday, hours after reports …

Winter Olympics

Uefa hits France’s Nasri with six-month doping ban

Former Manchester City midfielder and France international Samir Nasri was handed a six-month doping ban “for using a prohibited method” by European …

Hong Kong

Russia hopes doping case won’t hurt bid for Olympic status

Russians are competing as neutral athletes at the Games due to allegations the country ran a systematic doping programme, which Moscow denies.

Winter Olympics

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky practices shortly before the start of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Photo: AP Photo/Aaron FavilaKrushelnitsky and …

Sport (South Africa)

Norway curler feels 'robbed' of glory in Russia doping drama

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A Norwegian curler who lost out on the Olympic bronze medal to a Russian rival charged with doping said Tuesday he …

Winter Olympics

Russian Curler Suspected of Doping Returning Bronze Medal After Failing Drug Test

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the …

Curling

Curler beaten by Russian charged with doping: "That's not cool"

<b>GANGNEUNG, South Korea</b> -- A Norwegian curler who lost out on the Olympic bronze medal to a Russian rival charged with doping said Tuesday he feels …

Winter Olympics

Second test doesn't help Russian curler suspected of Olympic doping

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — The second test of a sample from a curler who captured a bronze medal in PyeongChang contained a banned substance, the Russian delegation said in a case threatening to taint another Winter Olympics with the specter of doping.<p>Alexander Krushelnitsky, 25, failed a preliminary …

World News

Winter Olympics: Doctor reveals why a curler would use PEDs

It’s the question on everyone’s minds: Why would a curler take performance-enhancing drugs?<p>0:48<p>Deon Yelder at the Senior Bowl<p>0:20<p>Filipo Daugunu goes …

World Anti-Doping Agency

Q&A: Meldonium, the drug in Russia's Olympic doping case

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been charged with a doping offense at the Pyeongchang Olympics.<p>Krushelnitsky, who won bronze in mixed doubles with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova, tested positive for meldonium, Russian officials said Monday.<p>Here are some of …

Maria Sharapova

Japanese speed skater fails doping test and is expelled from Winter Olympics

Japanese short track speed skater Kei Saito has been banned from competing at the Winter Olympics and kicked out of the Pyeongchang Games after failing a drugs test.<p>Saito had been due to feature as part of Japan’s 5,000m relay team on Tuesday , but it was announced that he had failed an …

Winter Olympics

Sport24.co.za | Japanese speed skater in first Winter Olympics doping case

Japanese short-track speed skater Kei Saito has tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, the first doping case of the …

Sport (South Africa)

Japan short track skater sent home from Games for failed test | Reuters

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Japanese short track speed skater Kei Saito failed an out-of-competition doping test on the day of his arrival in Pyeongchang and has been expelled from the Winter Olympics, Japan team officials said on Tuesday.<p>Saito, a reserve athlete who had not yet competed …

Figure Skating

Japan short track skater sent home from Games for failed test

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Japanese short track speed skater Kei Saito failed an out-of-competition doping test on the day of his arrival in Pyeongchang and has been expelled from the Winter Olympics, Japan team officials said on Tuesday.<p>Saito, a reserve athlete who had not yet competed …

Figure Skating

Champion Australian javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister dies

Bannister made the final of both the world championships in Daegu, South Korea, and the Beijing Olympics.<p>He was controversially banned for 20 months …

Brisbane

U.S. skeleton sliders want uniform drug testing

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — There was an offseason when U.S. skeleton athlete Katie Uhlaender got a knock on her door from drug testers 19 times in …

Michael Phelps

Dozens of Russian Athletes Lose Appeal, Keeping Them Out of Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Russia failed in an 11th hour attempt to overturn a ban against 47 athletes and coaches from participating at the 2018 Winter Games on Friday, saving the International Olympic Committee from welcoming individuals it had judged to be tainted by the most elaborate doping …

Vitaly Mutko

The Latest: Figure skating team competition underway

Portland, OR