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White House joins calls for WADA reform

A White House summit on doping in sports on Wednesday called for the embattled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to enact reforms and provide stronger leadership in the fight for clean sports.
Craig Reedie, president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), speaks to the press before a meeting of the executive committee on September 20, 2018, in Victoria, capital of the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles. WADA lifted a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, RUSADA, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports. / AFP PHOTO / Rassin Vannier

WADA chief hits back at criticism over Russia doping decision

World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie has described as "deeply offensive" an accusation that the agency put money over clean sport following its decision to lift a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency.

Whistleblower warns WADA of ‘catastrophe’ if Russia ban eased

Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov said Tuesday the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) risked a "catastrophe for clean sport" if it lifts a suspension against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency later this week.
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WADA panel member quits over lifting of RUSADA ban

Olympic champion Beckie Scott resigned from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) committee which recommended ending Russia’s drug suspension on Saturday as the global watchdog defended its handling of the case.
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WADA set to lift ban on Russia’s RUSADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has been given the green light to lift its ban on Russia’s drug-tainted testing authority (RUSADA) after a recommendation from investigators, the global doping watchdog said.

IAAF maintains Russia’s athletics doping ban

The governing body of world athletics on Friday maintained Russia’s ban from track and field over mass doping, just 10 days before the start of the European Championships in Berlin.

IOC reinstates Russian Olympic Committee

Russia was reinstated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday after the remaining tests of the country’s athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics were all returned negative.

Russian athletes challenge doping ban at sports court

Dozens of Russian athletes banned by the International Olympic Committee for life over doping began an appeal against their suspension on Monday at the world’s top sports court.

Russia’s doping ban stays – WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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