Latest Doping regulations News

New technology offers anonymous way to report abuse, doping

Oct. 18, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

A college basketball player hatched the idea after seeing a discrimination case nearly implode his own team, then wondering why nobody had done anything about it sooner. Ten years later, that player has developed the idea into a key tool for fixing a sports landscape...

US pairs skater Calalang cleared of drug violation

Oct. 14, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

In elite figure skating, makeup can be as important a tool as a boot and blade. It also can sideline an Olympic contender. Jessica Calalang, a U.S. pairs skater and potential member of the team for next February's Winter Games in Beijing, recently...

WADA revokes Moscow anti-doping laboratory's license

Oct. 09, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has revoked the Moscow laboratory's license to test samples in a new twist in the long-running Russian doping saga, WADA said on Saturday. WADA's executive committee voted on Friday to strip the Moscow facility of its approved...

Track coach Salazar's 4-year doping ban upheld by CAS

Sep. 16, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

Track coach Alberto Salazar received no relief from the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which upheld his four-year ban for a series of doping-related violations that had long been pursued by American regulators. CAS announced the decision Thursday, confirming its...

Giants LB Anderson suspended 6 games for substance enhancer

Aug. 28, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

EAST RUTEHRFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL has suspended New York Giants linebacker Ryan Anderson for the first six games of the regular season for violating the league policy on performance enhancers. While Anderson can play in Sunday's final preseason game against New...

In ROC disguise, Russia has plenty to celebrate at Olympics

Aug. 07, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Russia by any other name is just as successful at the Olympics. The rebranded team — known at the Tokyo Games as ROC, short for Russian Olympic Committee — easily beat its medal target by surpassing the haul of 56 from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. The...

Olympic Latest: Canada wins 1st gold in women's soccer

Aug. 06, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Canada won its first Olympic gold medal in women’s...

Olympics Latest: Belarus runner says team forcing departure

Aug. 01, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Belarus track sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says her Olympic team officials tried to...

King implies Russians 'should not be here' because of doping

Aug. 01, 2021 07:03 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — American swimmer Lilly King doubled down on criticism of Russian athletes hours after the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said his teams' medals are the “best answer” to critics who questioned why the country is allowed to compete following doping scandals. ...

Doping talk rears its head after Russian swimmers win

Jul. 30, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — After losing to Russian swimmers in two races at the Olympics, American backstroke star Ryan Murphy said Friday that doping remains a huge problem in the sport and he wonders if all his competitors are clean. Seeming to take aim at a country that has...