Massive doping investigation results in 234 arrests

July 10th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

In the largest anti-doping bust in history, authorities uncovered 17 organized crime groups, shut down nine underground labs and seized 24 tonnes of steroid powder


American sprinter blames tainted meat for positive drug test

June 6th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

There’s something in the beef


Athletes petition to allow cannabis in sport

May 26th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Over 150 athletes have come forward in an attempt to have cannabis removed from the WADA prohibited list


Track and field athletes cited as “aggressive” when drinking

March 3rd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Russian anti-doping agency bans drinking during doping control


The Shakeout Podcast: Inside Russia’s State-Sponsored Doping Scandal

February 6th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on the Shakeout we dive into the dark world of doping. We bring you the story of the Russian drug scandal that rocked the global athletic community. And we discuss the response, or lack […]


Derek Drouin poised to get Olympic medal upgrade

February 1st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Derek Drouin could be upgraded to silver for his 2012 Olympic performance following the doping sanction of gold medallist Ivan Ukhov


WADA re Russia: no sanctions for missing Dec. 31 deadline

January 22nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

WADA recommends that no sanction be imposed on Russia for missing the Dec. 31 data transfer deadline, and will now proceed to authenticate the data, a process that could take two to three months


WADA has recovered data from Moscow lab

January 18th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

RUSADA’s status will now be evaluated by WADA executives and the compliance committee


Doping bans served on two female athletes

January 17th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Two international athletes fail doping tests this week as the world waits to hear how WADA plans to deal with Russia


Moscow doping data now being extracted by WADA

January 10th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Critics feel Russia has been treated too generously in being allowed to deliver data 10 days late, and are skeptical Russia will be fully held to account for the biggest doping scandal in sporting history


Dick Pound refers to critics of WADA as a lynch mob

January 6th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

WADA founding president lashes back at critics, describes reaction to its handling of Russia as “mob rule”


Russia’s missed deadline on doping data prompts harsh reactions

January 2nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Travis Tygart, CEO of the US Anti-Doping Agency, was one of many urging WADA to impose sanctions on Russia for missing the Dec. 31 deadline to open the books on state-sponsored doping