Whistleblower in Michael Garcia’s investigation into the award of the 2022 World Cup,  Phaedra Almajid has claimed Fifa’s bungling has put her life in danger. Photograph: EPA/Mohamed Messara

The Fifa World Cup was one of the sporting highlights of 2014. Off the field, however, it has been an annus horribilis for football’s world governing (...)

Irish players warm-up in the Keep Rugby Clean IRB anti-doping tee shirts before last month’s game in the  Junior World Championship match against  Fiji  at QBE Stadium, Albany,  New Zealand. Photograph:  Jason Oxenham/Getty Images

Anti-doping figures released for last year indicate Rugby Union, on an international level, is showing a higher percentage of positive test results th(...)

The World Anti-Doping  Agency (Wada) will not be appealing Tyson Gay’s one-year ban.   The agency said Gay was eligible for such a reduction because the sprinter offered what it termed substantial assistance in his case.  Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay’s controversial one-year doping ban, they said yesterday. The g(...)

Fiji’s Vijay Singh: withdrew from this week’s Wells Fargo Championship, citing a back injury.

The PGA Tour has cleared three-time major winner Vijay Singh of doping offences after the World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed the deer antler s(...)