WADA’s Scott won’t partake in bullying investigation
Athletes' representative Beckie Scott will not participate in the inquiry over her bullying allegations against officials at the World Anti-Doping Agency, insisting WADA's rebooted effort to look...
WADA reinstates troubled Bucharest doping lab
MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has reinstated Romania's only anti-doping laboratory after it was suspended for allegedly covering up drug use.
AP Interview: WADA says Russia critics harming doping fight
Unnerved by public disputes and bullying claims, the World Anti-Doping Agency is urging critics of the decision to reinstate Russia to cease their distracting attacks.
WADA director general Olivier Niggli told The Associated Press it's more beneficial to work with the country, as the three-year suspension of its anti-doping agency comes to an end, rather than forcing the government to confess to orchestrating the abuse of drugs and cover-ups.
WADA clears 95 Russian doping cases, still pursuing others
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has dismissed all but one of the first 96 Russian doping cases forwarded its way from sports federations acting on information that exposed cheating in the country.
The cases stem from an investigation by Richard McLaren, who was tasked with detailing evidence of a scheme to hide doping positives at the Sochi Olympics and beforehand.
LONDON (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency says it is exploring a complete ban on corticosteroids.
Corticosteroids, which are used in anti-inflammatory medicines to treat a range of conditions, are allowed out of competition by athletes and permitted in competition by obtaining a therapeutic use exemption.
AP Interview: WADA anticipating more state-sponsored doping
NEW YORK (AP) — After Russia's widespread violations at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, new World Anti-Doping Agency director general Olivier Niggli says an expanding investigations staff will be on the lookout for state-sponsored cheating in other nations.
WADA and Interpol join forces to target trafficking
LYON, France (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency and Interpol have set up a joint project aimed at targeting criminal networks specialized in doping substances.
WADA and the world's largest international police organization say they want to identify connections between organized crime and the trafficking of banned performance-enhancing substances including anabolic steroids, growth hormones, peptides and EPO in sport.