Doping

  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    21.09.2018 /
    WADA’s decision to lift the sanctions imposed on Russia's anti-doping agency due to the state-sponsored doping scheme revealed in 2015 raises harsh critique from all over the sports movement.
  • 30.08.2018 /
    The re-testing of Italian race walker Alex Schwazer’s urine samples shows anomalies that could help his year-long legal fight to get cleared of a 2016-doping conviction
  • By Andreas Selliaas
    27.06.2018 /
    Analysis: The race for the seat as WADA president has begun. At a conference in Oslo this week, Norwegian Linda Hofstad Helleland kicked off her campaign. Some of the loudest critics of the current anti-doping system seem to support her.
  • Photo: Wikimedia
    08.06.2018 /
    The Italian court of Bolzano has released the motivations behind the convictions of FIDAL officials. They were accused of being knowledgeable about the doping substances taken by the athlete Alex Schwazer, but remaining silent.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    17.05.2018 /
    Russian authorities made a step back on their decision regarding Hajo Seppelt's visa, the German investigative journalist that divulged information on doping in Russian athletics.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    14.05.2018 /
    In spite of a FIFA accreditation to cover the 2018 World Cup, German journalist Hajo Seppelt has been denied access to the host country, Russia. German officials are calling on both Russia and FIFA to act.
  • Photo: Patrick Seeger
    By Andreas Strepenick
    11.04.2018 /
    The example of the Freiburg University sports medicine department shows that Germany, the big sports nation, does not want to face its doping past. Andreas Strepenick takes readers through the story about how a decade-long fight to reveal a secret past in German sport got stuck.
  • Photo: Derzsi Elekes Andor/Metapolisz/Wikimedia
    By Andreas Selliaas
    16.03.2018 /
    For the past year, Jan Jensen from the Danish daily Ekstra Bladet and I have tried to figure out how far back systematised and state-controlled doping in Russia has been going on. What we found is quite disturbing.

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