Doping

  • Photo: Marc/Flickr
    17.02.2018 /
    Independent Testing Authority’s independence is questioned by swimming coaches who call on aquatic sports to “not succumb to the massive pressure from the IOC” to join the ITA, calling it a ‘broken system’.
  • Photo: Play the Game
    09.02.2018 /
    CAS has dismissed the appeals from 45 Russian athletes and two coaches searching to overturn IOC’s decision not to invite them due to involvement in the Russian doping scandal.
  • Photo: Andy Miah/Flickr
    By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    09.02.2018 /
    The battle against state-supported doping is over, and whoever fought it, lost. Play the Game’s international director takes a walk through the parallel reality of the Olympic Movement.
  • Photo: american rugbier/Flickr
    01.02.2018 /
    28 of the 42 appeals of IOC’s ban on Russian athletes will be upheld, said a CAS decision issued today. The athletes in question are not automatically invited to participate in the upcoming Pyeongchang Games, says the IOC.
  • Photo: Kremlin.ru
    27.12.2017 /
    Vitaly Mutko will step down as head of the 2018 FIFA World Cup organising committee, he announced on Wednesday.
  • Photo: american rugbier/Flickr
    14.12.2017 /
    A recent report by researchers from the Nordic Journalist Centre (NJC) shed light onto Russian language media’s coverage of the Russian doping scandal.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    06.12.2017 /
    After much hesitation, the IOC has taken a clear stance against the overwhelming evidence of systemic doping in Russia. Russia has greater projects in the making than the Winter Olympics, and the ball is rolling towards an uncomfortable FIFA.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    On the last day of Play the Game 2017, the biennial Play the Game Award was shared between Yulia and Vitaly Stepanov as well as Hajo Seppelt for their uncovering of the unprecedented doping conspiracy among Russian and international sports leaders.

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