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IAAF antidoping statement in response to Sunday Times

Daegu Track

Antidoping – The IAAF has noted today’s article in The Sunday Times claiming yet another ‘sensational’ revelation, this time concerning the alleged results of a study which was carried out at the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Daegu, Korea. This is not a new story, having first been raised on German TV in 2013, and those concerns were addressed by the IAAF at the time. [Read more…]

Minimum Doping Ban increased to four years

drug testing

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…]

Jon Drummond banned for eight years

jon drummond

Tyson Gay’s former coach has been banned for eight years by the US Anti-Doping Agency. [Read more…]

IAAF welcomes WADA investigation

drugs test

Monaco – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) welcomes the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announcement of their three-person Independent Commission that will investigate the serious doping allegations recently aired in a series of German television documentaries. [Read more…]

Jamaica and Kenya under scrutiny


The World Conference on Doping in Sport starts tomorrow in Johannesburg, where it will consider a new anti-doping code and is expected to confirm the global doping policing body’s next president. [Read more…]

Powell and Gay test positive

Tyson Gay - Asafa Powell

Tyson Gay – Asafa Powell

Sprint stars Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay have both returned positive drugs tests. [Read more…]

Radcliffe backs WMM anti-doping penalties

Paula Radcliffe - Beijing

Paula Radcliffe – Beijing

World record holder Paula Radcliffe has welcomed the decision of World Marathon Majors (WMM) to revise their athlete contracts to include stricter anti-doping penalties. [Read more…]

Hesch banned for 24 months

Christian Hesch

Christian Hesch

USADA announced today that Christian Hesch, an athlete in the sport of Track & Field, has accepted a two-year suspension for committing an anti-doping rule violation.

Hesch voluntarily admitted having used erythropoietin (EPO) which is prohibited under the USADA Protocol for Olympic Movement Testing and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Anti-Doping Rules, both of which have adopted the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) and the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List. [Read more…]