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Press Release: WADA Executive Committee

September 17, 2006

WADA chairman Richard Pound: "We are pleased with the progress of the discussion surrounding artificially induced hypoxic conditions". (ATR)   Despite ...

WADA Update: Banned List, Successor for Pound

September 15, 2006

 (ATR) A new list of banned substances for athletes will be on the agenda for the Sept. 16 meeting of the World Anti-Doping Agency Executive Committee...

Fight Against Doping: Tour de France

September 12, 2006

The IAAF says 225 of nearly 1400 athletes were tested at the Jr. World Championship in Beijing.  The New York Times reports that two members of the cyc...

Marion Jones:"Ecstatic" Over Negative Drug Test

September 07, 2006

 (ATR) Sprinter Marion Jones says "I am absolutely ecstatic" that a "B" sample test for EPO has returned negative results. "I have always maintained t...

Gatlin Accepts Positive Drug Test

August 23, 2006

Justin Gatlin says he will cooperate with authorities as part of the settlement of his doping case. (ATR)  (ATR) U.S. sprinter and Olympic gold medalis...

Jones, Former Czechoslovakia Face Allegations

August 20, 2006

 Jones Faces First Positive Drug TestSeptember 6th is reported to be the date for U.S. sprinter Marion Jones to learn the results of a "B" sample bein...

Swedish Police Examine Sack of Drugs

August 16, 2006

Drug labs are examining the contents of this sack found in Gothenburg this week.  (ATR) Swedish police say there may be nothing sinister about two bags...

Press Release: WADA Calls for More Coordination

August 09, 2006

WADA's Richard Pound is urging countries to ratify the UNESCO treaty. (ATR)  In the wake of the new sports doping controversies, WADA President Richard...

Vancouver View: Doping Lab Solution Near, Ticket Sale, Women's Ski Jumping Heads to Court

May 22, 2008

VANOC CEO John Furlong at the May 21 news conference. (ATR/B. Mackin)  The Vancouver 2010 anti-doping laboratory site was discussed but not decided when VAN...

Fight Against Doping -- Greeks Banned, Passports Approved

June 19, 2008

Greece will compete in weightlifting at the Beijing Olympics, but it will take heavy lifting to medal with top contenders banned for two years. (Getty Ima...

Greek Doping and New Equine Doping Controls

April 12, 2008

Riders will be held accountable for positive doping tests on horses. (Getty Images) Weightlifting Coach at Fault Says Gr...

Fight Against Doping: WADA tells Feds to Catch Up, More Positive Greek Tests

May 16, 2008

John Fahey wants 100% Code compliance by November. (Getty Images)  Potential WADA, Federations Showdown The leader in the worldwide fight against doping sai...