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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    World Anti-Doping Agency ‘encouraged’ by UCI Armstrong ruling

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 08:50am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Montreal Cycling’s decision on Monday to cast out Lance Armstrong left World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) chief John Fahey “encouraged” that sport’s biggest doping scandal was drawing to “a correct conclusion”. The International Cycling Union said on Monday it supported the findings of the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada), which branded seven-time Tour de ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    'Everybody doped' in Armstrong era: Wada

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Everybody doped: Wada World Anti-Doping Agency chief John Fahey says "everybody doped" in cycling during the Lance Armstrong era and the sport's administrators should take some responsbility. "There was a period of time in which the culture of cycling was that everybody doped. There is no doubt about that. The administrators ...

  3. Sport - ATHLETICS

    Anti-doping chief blasts 'stone-walling' Jamaicans

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:05am

    ... Reuters 'We’re not going to take it lying down, their suggestion that they’ll talk to us next year,' says Fahey World Anti-Doping Agency chief John Fahey has slammed Jamaican authorities for failing to accommodate an independent audit of their anti-doping regime until next year. Wada said last week Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller had invited a special team ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Anti-doping chief names China as key drugs supplier

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London World Anti-Doping Agency chief believes 99pc of performance-enhancing substances originate on the mainland China is key drugs supplier, Fahey says China remains the "major source of supply" for illegal performance-enhancing drugs, according to World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) president John Fahey. His comments came after Wada ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Wada proposes doubling bans in wake of Lance Armstrong doping scandal

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Montreal As Armstrong punishment is hailed, invigorated agency wants heavier suspensions for dopers Wada proposes doubling banson drug cheats The World Anti-Doping Agency has sought to redefine its role as a sports watchdog in the wake of allegations of a doping conspiracy involving cyclist Lance Armstrong and has proposed doubling bans for athletes caught ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Cycling Australia VP Stephen Hodge quits over doping past

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 03:18pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... Associated Press in Sydney Cycling Australia has been rocked by another doping revelation in the wake of the Lance Armstrong scandal, with vice president Stephen Hodge quitting on Friday after admitting to doping during his time as a professional rider. “During a stage of my career as a professional cyclist I took performance enhancing drugs – a decision I am not proud of,” ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Former anti-doping boss claims cycling union 'turned a blind eye'

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:32am by AFP

    ... TO DOPING SCANDAL' The International Cycling Union likely turned a blind eye to alleged doping by Lance Armstrong and others, the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency has suggested. ... not to be successful'?" Pound's comments come in the wake of a damning US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) report that charged Armstrong with orchestrating the most complex doping scheme in sports history. ...

  8. Mainland says criticism of testing policy unfair

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing Pressuring China to drastically increase the number of dope tests is unfair, say top mainland anti-doping officials. Jiang Zhixue, deputy chief of the science ... was responding to World Anti Doping Agency president Dick Pound's recent criticism that China was not doing enough testing. Pound, who is scheduled to visit Beijing from September 25-28, publicly ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    WADA chief considers drug cheat amnesty

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 03:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney The chief of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Friday said he is considering an across-the-board amnesty for drug cheating athletes in the wake of the revelations involving cyclist Lance Armstrong. The testimony of Armstrong’s fellow riders and team-mates has proved to be a key element in exposing what the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Dutch bank pulls out of cycling sponsorship

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 05:03pm by Associated Press in The Hague

    ... Anti-Doping Agency’s explosive report into Lance Armstrong. The bank said early on Friday it will halt sponsorship of its men’s and women’s professional teams at the end of this year after 17 years. ... confirmed the International Cycling Union had launched a doping case against one of its riders, Carlos Barredo. The Rabobank men’s team includes Dutchmen like Robert Gesink and Spaniard Luis-Leon ...




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