Doping

  • Photo: visitcampnou/Flickr
    25.04.2019 /
    The CEO of iNADO, Graeme Steel, says that a new study on scientific integrity in anti-doping by Roger Pielke Jr. and Erik Boye raises many valid questions with respect to the current anti-doping regime, but he also has some critical viewpoints.
  • 25.04.2019 /
    A new research paper launches critique of the current anti-doping system and calls the regulation under WADA ‘arbitrary and too often not grounded in a solid foundation of evidence’. But while scientific rigor and robustness are of primary importance to WADA, there is more to managing an anti-doping case than science, says WADA, commenting on the critique.
  • By Andreas Selliaas
    06.03.2019 /
    There is an old saying that doping is an intelligence test – only the stupid get caught. This might be so, but we should also question the intelligence of followers and fans of sports every time they get surprised when new doping scandals occur.
  • 21.02.2019 /
    The world of sport is better off with WADA in it than without it, says former WADA president Dick Pound in an interview with Danish newspaper, looking back at achievements and disappointments from the first 20 years of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
  • 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.
  • Photo: Giovanna D'arco/Flickr
    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
  • Photo: ADNO/Flickr
    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.

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