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Paris Laboratory suspended

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has provisionally suspended the WADA accreditation of the Laboratory of the Agence Française de lutte contre le Dopage (the National Anti-Doping Organization of France) in Châtenay-Malabry, France (Paris Laboratory). This provisional suspension was imposed due to analytical issues self-reported to WADA by the Laboratory.

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Anti-doping education for European championships

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Launching European Athletics’ I Run Clean(TM) online anti-doping education platform, European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen said he will propose a regulation making completion of the programme a mandatory entry requirement for athletes taking part in future European championship events. [Read more…]

Russian Doctor banned for life

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Dr Sergei Portugalo, a Russian doctor, has been banned for life from involvement in athletics.

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Updated guidelines sent to Russian Athletics Federation

Russian Athletics Federation

An updated set of guidelines has been submitted to the Russian Athletics Federation (RUSaF) for those athletes wishing to apply to compete internationally in 2017. [Read more…]

IAAF disciplinary action from 2005 findings

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The IAAF’s long-term storage and retesting strategy concerning IAAF Championships which began in 2005 with the storage of anti-doping samples from that year’s IAAF World Championships in Helsinki has led to disciplinary action being commenced against a further 28 athletes following a second reanalysis. [Read more…]

IAAF strongly rejects anti-doping allegations

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The IAAF takes the anti-doping allegations published by The Sunday Times and ARD very seriously and has investigated them thoroughly. [Read more…]

World Marathon Majors increases testing

Blood-testing

Blood-testing

LONDON, March 18, 2015 — Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM) is working in partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to finance increased out-of-competition drug testing for elite athletes participating in AWMM events. This is the largest anti-doping effort to date by a private athletic organization and will begin this summer. [Read more…]

Yulia Zaripova banned, may lose Gold

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Russian steeplechaser Yulia Zaripova has been banned for two and a half years for doping offences, the Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA said (www.rusada.ru) on Friday. [Read more…]

IAAF comment on Russian Walkers sanctions

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IAAF comment on sanctions for Russian Race Walkers. In light of media inquiries into sanctions announced yesterday in the Russian media, the IAAF would like to clarify a number of points. [Read more…]

Minimum Doping Ban increased to four years

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Minimum Doping Ban – As of the 1st January, 2015, drug cheats in sport will now face a minimum of a four year ban under the new rules which have come into effect. [Read more…]