The World Anti-Doping Agency is a foundation initiated by the International Olympic Committee based in Canada to promote, coordinate and monitor the fight against drugs in sports. The agency's key activities include scientific research, education, development of anti-doping capacities, and monitoring of the World Anti-Doping Code, whose provisions are enforced by the UNESCO International Convention against Doping in Sport. The aims of the Council of Europe Anti-Doping Convention and the United States Anti-Doping Agency are also closely aligned with those of WADA.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) four-year ban for Russia from international sporting competition over doping was not justified. Reuters - Published
Russia has been banned from the 2020 Olympics and the 2022 football World Cup. The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday confirmed a four-year ban from all major global sporting events, after considering..
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Russia may be banned from the next two Olympics but the door is open for Russian participation at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games if athletes can meet the rigid criteria laid out by the World Anti-Doping.. Reuters - Published
Paralympics boss Andrew Parsons expressed disgust on Tuesday that Russian authorities had let down the country's clean athletes, after the World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia for four years from.. Reuters - Published
As the world awoke to the news that Russia had been banished from international sport, Olympic track cyclist Shane Perkins was trying to figure out what it meant for his unlikely road to Tokyo. The Age - Published
The Australian Olympic Committee have welcomed the decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to ban Russia from major sporting events, including next year's Tokyo Games, for four years as the sports.. Reuters - Published
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Moscow had grounds to appeal a decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to bar Russia from major sporting events, a move he said violated the.. Reuters - Published
Russia's national team will not be able to play at the 2022 World Cup as an official Russian side following doping sanctions that bar the country from major sporting events for four years, the World.. Reuters - Published
The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) sanctions against Russia are inappropriate and excessive, the president of Russia's Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov said on Monday after WADA banned the.. Reuters - Published
The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency lamented an "almost never-ending" saga on Monday after Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years for tampering with doping tests. Reuters - Published
Russia was banned from the Olympics and world championships in a range of sports for four years on Monday after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ruled to punish it for manipulating laboratory data,.. Reuters - Published
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday that a recommendation to bar Russia from hosting major sporting events will not affect the Euro 2020 soccer championships or the 2021 Champions.. Reuters - Published
Russia should be hit with a four-year Olympic ban and barred from all world championships for the manipulation of data retrieved from a tainted Moscow laboratory, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).. Reuters - Published