Doping

  • Photo: Atletica Live/Flickr
    12.08.2016 /
    Race walker Alex Schwazer has lost an appeal against a provisional doping ban. He denies having knowingly doped and believes he has been set up.
  • 09.08.2016 /
    The International Olympic Committee’s decision not to impose a unilateral ban on all Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics has been met with widespread criticism. Others are defending the decision calling it “natural justice”.
  • Foto: Colourbox
    05.08.2016 /
    CAS has overruled the IOC’s decision that Russian athletes, who have served a doping sanction, will not be allowed to compete in the Olympic Games in Rio. The ruling may allow more than the current 271 approved Russian athletes to compete.
  • Photo: kris krüg/Flickr
    25.07.2016 /
    When the IOC abstained from issuing a general ban on Russian athletes after the McLaren report revealing a state supported doping system, the committee failed on its self-proclaimed mission “to protect clean athletes”. Thousands of clean athletes in sport’s global elite and sub-elite are even less protected than before.
  • Photo: kris krüg/Flickr
    By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    25.07.2016 /
    When the IOC abstained from issuing a general ban on Russian athletes after the McLaren report revealing a state supported doping system, the committee failed on its self-proclaimed mission “to protect clean athletes”. Thousands of clean athletes in sport’s global elite and sub-elite are even less protected than before.
  • 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.

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