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World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

11 months, 1 day ago
SEOUL: The World Anti-Doping Agency maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. WADA's Foundation Board, meeting in Seoul, came to the decision…

Cyber hackers publish medical data for Farah, Nadal and Rose

2 years, 28 days ago
LONDON: Olympic champions Mo Farah, Rafael Nadal and Justin Rose were among athletes targeted on Monday in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the world anti-doping agency (WADA) says were hacked by a Russian cyber…

Olympics: IOC decides against blanket doping ban for Russia

2 years, 2 months ago
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban over Russia's state-run doping.

Sharapova faces hearing despite anti-doping agency overturn

2 years, 6 months ago
Maria Sharapova still faces a hearing after testing positive for meldonium, despite fresh rules by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for athletes who tested positive for the banned substance before March 1, the International Tennis…

Sharapova confirms failed drug test

2 years, 7 months ago
LOS ANGELES: Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova said Monday she failed a dope test at the Australian Open, and isn't sure what punishment she'll face for her "huge mistake."