drug abuse in sport

New revelations expected on Russian doping in documentary

New revelations on doping practices in Russia were expected later Friday when a documentary on the subject was to be screened for the first time at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

IOC opens disciplinary case against 28 Russian athletes from Sochi Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched disciplinary proceedings against 28 Russian athletes from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

McLaren: Russia duped international sport, 1,000 athletes involved

Russia has duped international sport "on an unprecedented scale" with more than 1,000 athletes implicated in a programme of state-sponsored doping, independent investigator Richard McLaren confirmed on Friday.

IOC confirm support for whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova

Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova to receive a grant to support her training, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman confirmed Monday.

Two-month suspension for Norwegian skier Johaug over doping

Norwegian cross-country ski star Therese Johaug has been suspended from competition for two months after failing a doping test after using a cream to treat sunburnt lips, Norway's anti-doping agency said Wednesday.

Italy ex-Olympic champion Schwazer rejects new doping accusations

Alex Schwazer, an Italian ex-Olympic race walking champion who returned to athletics after being disqualified for doping, professed his innocence Wednesday after testing positive for illegal drugs again.

German anti-doping agency requests action on Russia ahead of Olympics

Germany's anti-doping agency NADA has called for a clear signal in support of clean athletes in connection with the doping crisis in Russia as it presented its own 2015 figures Wednesday.

WADA allows trace amount of meldonium which could clear athletes

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is reportedly allowing athletes a trace amount of the banned drug meldonium which could clear athletes who have tested positive for it.