BAHRAIN'S role in fighting doping in sports was praised at the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) Regional Education Symposium in Shanghai. Bahrain's Anti-Doping Committee chairman Hussain Al Haddad represented Bahrain at the meeting. The development and implementation of anti-doping education programmes was top of the agenda at this two-day conference, which saw approximately 50 representatives from 24 countries taking part.
Jamaica's prime minister has promised the World Anti-Doping Agency that drug-testing of the country's sports stars will be a top priority. Wada issued a warning to the Jamaicans last month, that they needed to address claims by a former leading official of its anti-doping commission, that there had been numerous "troubling" problems and a lack of adequate testing.
Anti-doping boss says door open for Lance Armstrong
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Lance Armstrong must cooperate fully if he wants to win back some of his reputation and help cycling recover from its drug-stained past, the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said.
The new penalties wouldn’t take effect until the year before the next Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, but the World Anti-Doping Agency’s draft code for 2015 would double the two-year suspensions for using steroids, human growth hormone, and masking agents, trafficking, and prohibited methods, and also make it easier to impose lifetime bans. By expanding the first-time sanctions to four years, the WADA would enable the International Olympic Committee to keep athletes from gaming the…
European short-course record holder Ksenia Moskvina has been banned for 12 months after failing a drugs test, the Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA) said on Thursday. "On the orders of RUSADA, the Russian swimming federation has banned Moskvina for a year starting from November 26, 2012 for a breach of anti-doping regulations," the agency said on its website (www.rusada.ru).
Doping Rules Are Tougher Only if Applied - NYTimes.com For drug cheaters from countries like the United States and Britain, nations with well-funded and relatively efficient antidoping agencies, that means big trouble. Under the new World Anti-Doping Code, which would take effect in 2015...
Essendon drugs verdict: 34 players guilty of doping charges and banned for 2016 season
"AFL players were initially cleared of charges but have been found guilty after World Anti-Doping Agency appealed against the decision." How many of your H&PE students are interested in performance enhancing drugs?