Though he did not cooperate with biathlon’s investigation, Besseberg admitted to the police that he had been provided a prostitute in Moscow on a single…View More How Grooming Biathlon’s Leader Paid Off for Russia
In page after page, the report amounts to one of the starkest denunciations yet of Russia’s efforts to evade antidoping rules. Compiled by a panel…View More Three Judges Endorsed Penalties for Russia’s Doping. Then They Cut Its Ban in Half.
Sun Yang, a three-time Olympic champion and one of China’s most celebrated athletes, had his eight-year ban from swimming suddenly overturned Wednesday by Switzerland’s federal…View More Sun Yang’s Eight-Year Doping Ban Is Overturned
Clare Egan heard the news last week while resting between training sessions in her hotel room in Hochfilzen, Austria, where she was preparing to compete…View More Critics of Russia’s Doping Ban Blame the System That Allowed It
Russia’s four-year ban from global sports has been cut in half by a court in Switzerland, a decision that could signal the end of its…View More Russia Doping Ban Is Halved but It Will Miss Next Two Olympics
The athletes — Lizi Duncombe of Britain and Shanni Berger of Israel — were accused of providing manipulated files. Duncombe has denied cheating; instead, she…View More Virtual Cycling and Real Cheating: Cracking Down on ‘Digital Doping’
New legislation that would expand the ability of law enforcement officials in the United States to prosecute people who participate in doping is garnering criticism…View More A New U.S. Law Would Target Doping’s Enablers. International Watchdogs Don’t Like It.
Russia’s attempt to overturn its four-year ban from international sports this month turned to a familiar courtroom weapon: emotion. At a private hearing held over…View More Russia Wield Emotion in Pressing to Overturn Doping Ban
The numbers alone tell a disturbing story. During the first nine months of 2019, antidoping organizations collected more than 231,000 blood and urine samples from…View More Doping Tests Are Returning, but It Might Be Too Late