doping

Two gold medallists disqualified for doping at Olympic Games

Two gold medallists are among the latest seven athletes disqualified from the Beijing and London Olympic Games for positive tests in the ongoing reanalysis of doping samples.

WADA says Russia behind hacking of its Rio Olympics database

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Tuesday that a Russian cyber espionage group was behind an attack on its database at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Four Olympic medallists from Beijing 2008 test positive for doping

Four medallists from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games were among the six latest athletes who have tested positive for doping in the reanalysis of doping samples, the International Olympic Committee...

Three top Chinese weightlifters fail 2008 doping tests

Three former Olympic weightlifting champions from China have failed retests of their doping samples from the Beijing 2008 Games, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said on Wednesday...

Insulted, disgusted Russia the big losers of Rio Olympics medal table

Russia's Rio Olympic team consisted of only 285 athletes after suspensions due to doping concerns. That led to a major drop in the Russians' medal collection from Brazil. Still, there was little...

Russia's Kolodko loses Olympic shot put silver from 2012 for doping

Russian shot put athlete Evgeniia Kolodko is being stripped of her silver medal from the London 2012 Games after a retest of her doping samples found a steroid and a growth hormone, the...

IOC will retest all Russian drug-test samples from Sochi 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will conduct retests on all drug-test samples taken from Russian athletes at the Sochi 2014 Games after allegations of doping and tampering, IOC president...

Russia lose second 2008 Olympic relay medal to re-analysis of samples

Russia have lost the Olympic women's 4x400-metre silver medal from 2008 due to the re-analysis of Anastasia Kapachinskaya's doping sample testing positive, just two days after having the women's...

Russia's Shtokalov waits on canoe bronze over Tarnovschi dope test

Russian sprint canoeist Ilia Shtokalov must wait to see if he will be awarded the bronze medal in the men's single 1,000-metres race after the doping suspension of a Moldovan competitor, the...

Two Olympic medallists fail doping tests; Yadav banned for four years

Two Olympic bronze medal winners, Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Izzat Artykov and Moldovan canoeist Serghei Tarnovschi, have failed doping tests.

Moldovan canoeist Tarnovschi suspended following Olympic doping test

Moldovan canoeist Serghei Tarnovschi, who won Olympic bronze in the single canoe 1,000-metres, has been suspended from the double canoe 1,000m "following adverse results from a pre-competition...

Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Artykov has bronze revoked for doping

Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Izzat Artykov has had his Olympic bronze medal from the men's 69-kilogram class revoked after testing positive for strychnine, the Court of Arbitration said Thursday.

Moscow threatens to stop payments to doping agency WADA

Russian Sports Minister Vitali Mutko hinted Thursday that Moscow could cut off its payments to the international doping control body WADA if it does not reinstate the Russian doping agency RUSADA...

Russia lose 4x100m gold from Beijing 2008 after positive doping test

Russia have been stripped of the women's 4x100-metre relay gold from the Beijing 2008 Games after Yulia Chermoshanskaya tested positive for forbidden substances in retests of samples, the...

CAS rules Darya Klishina eligible to compete at Rio Games

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has allowed Russia's lone track and field athlete, long jumper Darya Klishina, to compete at the Rio Games.