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Fight Against Doping

Denials and Scorn for Leaked Ian Thorpe Drug Test

April 02, 2007

Ian Thorpe in a 2005 photograph. (ATR)   (ATR) FINA may hire a private investigator to find the source of a leaked drug test involving swimming legend Ian T...

Banned Greek Sprinter Returns to Competition

February 27, 2007

Katerina Thanou huddling with attorneys in August 2004 when she appeared at a disciplinary commission hearing of the IOC in Athens. (ATR) (ATR) Sprinter Katerina Thanou will c...

Olympics Pressure for FIFA in CAS Ruling

April 24, 2006

WADA Director General David Howman  (ATR) Football's removal from the Olympics could be one of the consequences of a ruling from the Court of Arbitrati...

Judo Fed President Won't Step Down

March 21, 2006

Y.S. Park was suspended from his IOC membership last week.  (ATR) International Judo Federation President Yong Sung Park says he will not step down fro...

Baseball Leader: WBC Aids Olympics Return

March 21, 2006

Japanese baseball legend Sadaharu Oh, manager of Japan, celebrates the WBC victory with his team.  (ATR) The cause of baseball's return to the Olympics...

Press Release: IAAF Statement on Justin Gatlin

August 24, 2006

 Monte-Carlo -- In light of the Media interest surrounding the Justin Gatlin (USA) case and the misreporting of statements made by IAAF representative...

Landis Case Heads to U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

August 06, 2006

Floyd Landis maintains his innocence of doping charges.  (ATR) The hill Floyd Landis must climb in his defense against doping accusations has grown ste...

Olympics Football Safe With Drugs Accord

June 09, 2006

The FIFA Congress was held in Munich Wednesday and Thursday.  (ATR) Football's place at the Olympics is safe after the sport's leaders ended a long sta...

World Cup, FIFA Comes to Germany

June 07, 2006

FIFA President Sepp Blatter with World Cup mascot Leo in Munich Wednesday. (A.Stavrinos/ATR)  FIFA Ready for Doping Policy Changes in MunichFIFA Presid...

SportAccord Briefs -- Security Issues in Beijing, London, Singapore Present

June 05, 2008

IOC Coordination Commission for Beijing chair Hein Verbruggen told the International Federations that they may face increased security at the Games. (ATR)  ...

Fight Against Doping -- New IOC Rule, Gatlin Loses Appeal

June 06, 2008

IOC Communications Director Giselle Davies announces the new IOC rule on eligibility for drug cheats. (ATR)  New IOC Rule Reinforces Fight Against Doping Th...

Fight Against Doping: More Drugs Trouble for Montgomery, Relay Team Appeal, HGH Test is Coming

May 02, 2008

Tim Montgomery faces new drugs charges: heroin distribution. (Getty)  Montgomery Jailed for Heroin Disgraced sprinter Tim Montgomery is in jail for dealing...