Tag Archives: Doping in Russia

09Dec/16

Over 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from conspiracy to conceal doping – McLaren report

McLaren report says more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were involved in or benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests.

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14Mar/16
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie

Public confidence in sport shattered, says WADA president Reedie

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie claims public confidence shattered in sport.
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12Mar/16
Maria Sharapova

Creator of Sharapova drug “quite sure” other top athletes using it

The creator of meldonium drug tennis star Sharapova tested positive for defends what has otherwise been a beacon of Latvia’s scientific research.

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08Mar/16

Maria Sharapova said she can’t blame anybody but herself for failed drug test

After making announcement on Monday (March 7) that she had failed drug test Maria Sharapova said she took full responsibility for taking banned substance Meldonium.

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25Jan/16
German sportswear company Adidas AG

Athletics-Adidas to cut short IAAF sponsor deal – BBC

Analyst reaction to German sportswear company Adidas AG reportedly ending its 11-year sponsorship deal with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) almost four years early, according to media reports.

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14Jan/16
World Anti-Doping Agency

Corruption went to the top at IAAF, says WADA

WADA report says corruption at the IAAF went to the top and included former president Lamine Diack
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10Nov/15

Russians sceptical about WADA doping allegations

Russians sceptical about an anti-doping commission report that alleged widespread corruption in Russia, triggering one of the biggest doping scandals in sporting history.

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16Aug/15

IAAF supressed study of admitted dope cheats – report

The Sunday Times newspaper alleges world athletics governing body refused to release a report about athletes admitting widespread doping at the 2011 world championships.

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09Aug/15

Sunday Times makes fresh allegations over marathon doping

British newspaper claims leaked files suggest that winners of seven of the last 12 London marathons had “suspicious” blood scores, says other marathons should also be under scrutiny
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