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Chijindu Ujah in action for  Britain in the final of the  4x100m relay at the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph:  Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

British Olympic 4x100m relay silver medallist Chijindu Ujah’s B-sample has also confirmed an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) and his case will be ref(...)

Yuri Ganus: he was appointed in 2017 to head Rusada as it was mounting a push to be reinstated by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). Photograph:  Getty Images

Russia on Friday dismissed the head of Rusada, its national anti-doping agency, in a move that threatens to further strain the country’s relations on (...)

Edwin Moses: “There was no such thing as Wada [the World Anti-Doping Agency] and, in the US, I was chairman of the committee for the big six Olympic sports. I negotiated agreements to test athletes and that was the first testing outside competition.” Photograph: Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus

The number 999 is burned into Edwin Moses’s psyche. He holds the greatest winning streak in athletics for, as a two-times Olympic champion over 400m (...)

The Russian Olympic Committee headquarters in Moscow. The World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia from global sporting events for four years over manipulated doping data. Photograph: Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty

A highly-respected British member of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (Wada) athlete committee is questioning her future after condemning what she calle(...)

International Association of Athletics Federations president Sebastian Coe: decision will be announced at a press conference in Monaco on Tuesday.  Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Russia’s athletics federation will learn on Tuesday whether its ban for widespread doping, in place for the last three years, will be lifted by the In(...)

Kiev’s main thoroughfare. Ukraine has been used for years by Russia as a testing ground for politicised cyber operations that later cropped up in other countries. Photograph: Brendan Hoffman/New York Times

The hacker, known only by his online alias “Profexer”, kept a low profile. He wrote computer code alone in an apartment and quietly sold his handiwork(...)

Grigory Rodchenkov and Brian Fogel in the Netflix documentary Icarus.

For anyone looking for a weekend docu-thriller, I would highly recommend Icarus, the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary that went on an insane j(...)

Richard McLaren, who authored the World Anti-Doping Agency  report into Russian doping. Photograph: Peter Power/Reuters

Russian anti-doping officials have claimed Anna Antseliovich was misquoted when she said doping in the country was an “institutional conspiracy”. Ants(...)

Canada’s Shawn Barber was allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics despite testing positive for cocaine after the national trials. Photograph: Getty Images.

You know this so-called war on drugs is messed up when an athlete is better off sitting at home with a hooker and a few lines of cocaine, mainlining (...)

Maria Sharapova claimed to have been taking meldonium for 10 years and to be unaware it was added to Wada’s prohibited-substance list. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

The GAA has warned senior intercounty players that they must adhere to all revisions and updates to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (Wada) prohibited-s(...)

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