drug abuse in sport

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...

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...

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.