IBU suspends athletes after re-analysis in previous seasons

As officially announced in late November, the IBU pro-actively decided to re-analyze some samples that showed atypical results in the previous seasons and were therefore stored for potential future analysis. As a result, five samples were reported positive for recombinant EPO from the WADA laboratory. [ Read more ]

Three brazilian athletics athletes suspended

The Brazilian Athletics Confederation (CBAt) has suspended three athletes for doping rule violations.
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AAA Panel Imposes Eight-Year Ban For US Track & Field Coach, Drummond, For Multiple Anti-Doping Rule Violations

Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 17, 2014) – USADA announced today that a three member panel of the American Arbitration Association North American Court of Arbitration for Sport (AAA), rendered its decision in the case of Jon Drummond, of Grand Prairie, Texas, a coach in the sport of track & field sanctioning him for eight years for his doping violations. The independent AAA panel found that Drummond possessed, trafficked, and administered banned performance enhancing substances to an athlete under his care as a coach.
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IBU-vice president Taschler steps aside

Vice-president Gottlieb Taschler in the International Biathlon Union (IBU) has decided to step aside while the IBU is investigating media reports stating Taschler has been in contact with doping doctors to help his son Daniel Taschler.
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Facts: Anti-Doping facts on Olympic Winter Games

Below are information regarding anti-doping work in relation to Olympic Winter Games.
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Facts: The World Conference on Doping in Sport

This article gives some facts on the World Conference on Doping in Sport.
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How a substance comes on the Prohibited Substances List

WADA has three criteria that they follow when a substance is considered for the prohibited substances list.
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Latest case

François Valiquette, competing in the sport of Weightlifting, has been suspended after testing positive on the prohibited substance Methylhexaneamine.
The athlete was handed a two years suspension.
François Valiquette is the 15 athlete we have registered in the Anti-Doping Database who has been suspended after testing positive for Methylhexaneamine this year.
Totally 389 athletes has been registered in the database suspended for Methylhexaneamine.
François Valiquette is also the 152 athlete from Canada to be added to our database after testing positive for a prohibited substance.
We have a total of 7336 cases in the database.