Latest Doping regulations News

Kenya avoids track doping ban; Russia gets mixed news

Nov. 30, 2022 13:42 PM EST

Russia and Kenya, two of the most troubled counties on the international doping front, received encouraging news from track and field's ruling body on Wednesday, though any possible reprieve for Russia was tempered by the sport's intent to keep the country's athletes out of international meets...

Appeals court strikes down federal horseracing rules act

Nov. 18, 2022 16:47 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Congress unconstitutionally gave too much power to a nonprofit authority it created in 2020 to develop and enforce horseracing rules, a federal appeals court in New Orleans ruled Friday. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the Horseracing Integrity and...

US decathlon champ out for Paris after missed doping tests

Nov. 18, 2022 15:24 PM EST

U.S. decathlon champion Garrett Scantling will miss the Paris Olympics due to a ban imposed after he falsified an email in trying to cover up a missed doping test. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Friday that the 29-year-old Scantling, who won national championships earlier this...

Russian skater Valieva could miss 2026 Olympics over doping

Nov. 14, 2022 06:50 AM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva faces a potential four-year doping ban which would rule her out of the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Monday. CAS said it had registered an appeal from the...

Saudi Arabia pulls player from World Cup over doping case

Nov. 14, 2022 00:16 AM EST

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia winger Fahad al-Mowallad was pulled from the World Cup squad on Sunday less than 48 hours after being selected because of an ongoing doping case. The Saudis' coach, Hervé Renard, replaced al-Mowallad from his 26-man squad for the...

Russian runner stripped of 2012 Olympics title for doping

Oct. 24, 2022 13:07 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Russian runner Natalya Antyukh was disqualified on Monday from her 400-meter hurdles win at the 2012 London Olympics for doping, and Lashinda Demus of the United States is set to be upgraded to the gold medal. Antyukh was already serving a four-year ban in a previous...

American skaters blast RUSADA secrecy in Valieva doping case

Oct. 23, 2022 16:22 PM EDT

American figure skaters blasted a decision by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency to treat the Kamila Valieva doping case from the Beijing Olympics as confidential, with ice dancer Evan Bates on Sunday calling the secrecy of the investigation “an injustice” to those that performed clean. ...

Simona Halep, 2-time major champ, gets provisional drug ban

Oct. 21, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep was provisionally suspended by the International Tennis Integrity Agency after failing a drug test during the U.S. Open in August. The ITIA announced the punishment Friday for Halep, a former No. 1 player who is currently No. 9 in the WTA...

Russian agency won't publish doping verdict in Valieva case

Oct. 21, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Anti-Doping Agency will treat the Kamila Valieva doping case which shook figure skating at the Winter Olympics as confidential and won't publish a verdict. Valieva won Olympic gold in the team competition before finding out she tested positive for a banned...

US figure skaters still await medals from Beijing Games

Oct. 19, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

Every once in a while, Nathan Chen and the rest of the American figure skaters who finished second in the team event at the Beijing Olympics will get on a group chat and catch up on everything happening in their lives. Things that aren't happening, too, like a medal ceremony for the...