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Analysis: WADA appears to contradict UCI over Froome case decision

The World Anti-Doping Agency has apparently moved to distance itself from the UCI’s statement last week that it followed that Agency’s le...

UCI says no reasoned decision will be released for Froome case, elaborates on related topics

Addressing the outcome of the Chris Froome case and also responding to related criticism and debate arising from that, the UCI has said t...

Opinion: Why WADA and the UCI’s handling of the Froome case is damaging to sport

It was the final paragraph that really jarred. “The UCI understands that there will be significant discussion of this decision, but wishe...

WADA explains why it cleared Froome, Prudhomme confirms rider can compete in Tour

The World Anti-Doping Agency has commented on the decision to clear Chris Froome of an Adverse Analytical Finding involving excessive lev...

Op-Ed: 'All Russians are dopers' is a bogeyman narrative about a rogue nation

I was 14 years old and in my second full cycling season when Sergei Sukhoruchenkov won the 1980 Olympic road race in Moscow at the height...

Authors of tramadol study say further tests needed before recommendations can be made

The authors of a recent study which showed possible performance-enhancing effects from tramadol have said that it is too soon to make rec...

Four years after USADA's Reasoned Decision, Bruyneel appeal to CAS underway in Switzerland

Four years — almost to the day — after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released its Reasoned Decision detailing evidence of doping activities...

UCI frustrations continue as WADA denies request to ban Tramadol

Despite lobbying by the UCI to the World Anti Doping Agency over the legal status of Tramadol in sport, WADA has confirmed that the power...

Cookson wants assurances if WADA takes over cycling’s testing

A proposal by the IOC that WADA could take over testing for all sports is still some way from being made definite, but UCI president Bria...

WADA clarifies status of 'non-compliant' anti-doping bodies, but questions remain about Lausanne lab

The aftershocks from the Russian doping scandal revealed by journalist Hajo Seppelt and his colleagues at the German TV channel ARD and i...

Journalist who exposed Russian doping scandal calls for UCI anti-doping commission clean-up

He’s the German journalist who caused a massive upheaval in the world of athletics when he exposed systematic doping within Russia. Now, ...

Cookson on Athletics: "we have learned a few lessons in our sport and we can share those lessons"

Speaking about the corruption and doping allegations currently hitting the world athletics body IAAF, UCI president Brian Cookson said th...

WADA clarifies its position on prison terms for those involved with doping

Although quotes by its director general David Howman recently appeared to advocate prison terms for doping, the World Anti Doping Agency ...

Confusion over status of Tramadol in 2016; WADA contradicts MPCC and says it isn’t banned

A statement released by the MPCC anti-doping movement on Wednesday has led to some confusion, with that release appearing to say that the...

Uncertainty over future of Cycling Anti Doping Foundation

It’s got one of the biggest anti-doping programmes in world sport, yet the Cycling Anti Doping Foundation (CADF) could be under threat af...

WADA director general Howman believes prison terms for doping would be big deterrent

It’s a statement that will be greeted by some, but criticised by others. WADA director general David Howman has said that time behind bar...

Confusion over status of Johan Bruyneel and Eufemiano Fuentes in relation to sporting bans

They are two of the most notorious names in cycling but, at this point in time, there is a clear lack of clarification about the status o...

WADA provides clarification about cases such as Bruyneel’s appearance at Wiggins’ UCI hour record

While Johan Bruyneel’s appearance in the VIP section of Bradley Wiggins’ hour record bid drew criticism, with many stating that the banne...

UCI and WADA terminate CAS appeal concerning Kreuziger’s biological passport

Due to defend their case against Roman Kreuziger next week, the UCI and WADA have instead announced that they are dropping their appeals ...

In wake of BBC doping expose, WADA says it is exploring claims the biological passport is flawed

Commenting in the wake of the Panorama programme screened on the BBC on Wednesday, the World Anti Doping Agency has acknowledged the clai...

IOC planning to retest Olympic samples from Beijing and London

Seven years after the Beijing Olympics were held, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that it intends to retest sampl...