Doping

  • Photo: Stephen Downes/Flickr
    07.07.2016 /
    The world governing body of athletics responds to its deep credibility crisis by launching a reform package to be adopted in five months at a special congress.
  • Photo: Erik Van Leeuwen/Wikimedia
    By Johannes Aumüller, Thomas Kistner
    29.06.2016 /
    Yuliya Stepanova and Alex Schwazer revealed doping practices in Russia and Italy. Sports writer Johannes Aumüller and sports editor Thomas Kistner from Süddeutsche Zeitung ask if this is why the two athletes now have to worry about their start at the Olympic Games.
  • Photo: Nottingham Trent University/Flickr
    20.06.2016 /
    According to a BBC programme, Lord Sebastian Coe became president of the International Associations of Athletics Federations (IAAF) with the help of Papa Massata Diack, former IAAF marketing consultant, involved in an alleged system of corruption in sports.
  • Photo: tableatny/Flickr
    17.06.2016 /
    The ban on Russian athletics remains, says the IAAF but leaves loophole for athlete whistleblowers to compete independently at the Rio Olympics.
  • Photo: COLOURBOX
    16.06.2016 /
    As Russian authorities and media react with incredulity to new doping allegations, the journalist behind launches whistleblower hotline and is confronted by Russian TV crew.
  • Photo: kristin Wall/Flickr
    03.06.2016 /
    The International Boxing Association (AIBA) falls ‘considerably short’ in meeting the requirements of the WADA code, a London magazine claims.
  • Photo: Joe Flintham/Flickr
    20.05.2016 /
    The U.S. Department of Justice opens investigations into alleged Russian doping regime. WADA appoints investigative team to look into possible Sochi 2014 doping offenses.
  • Photo: Andy Miah/Flickr
    11.05.2016 /
    New allegations of Russian medal winners at the Sochi Olympics being on steroids further damage Russia’s image as a sporting nation on the way to the Rio Olympics. WADA calls the new information “a real cause for concern”.

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