World Anti-Doping Agency
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.Tuesday, 22 October, 2013, 10:05am
Four of the six candidates vying to succeed Rogge as International Olympic Committee president were sitting around the same conference table. The two other contenders were down the hall in the same convention centre in St Petersburg, Russia, mixing with the delegates.9 Jun 2013 - 5:39am
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 director-general David Howman said on Tuesday that "99 per cent of illegal substances come from China".14 Feb 2013 - 5:14am
The International Cycling Union (UCI) announced on Monday it had disbanded the independent commission it had set up to investigate alleged involvement by the global governing body in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Spain's anti-doping body mixed samples23 Dec 2012 - 3:43am
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 using performance-enhancing drugs.21 Nov 2012 - 1:01am
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 have to take some responsibility for that," the Australian told ABC radio.24 Oct 2012 - 2:32am
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”.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Dutch bank Rabobank is ending its sponsorship of professional cycling following publication of the US Anti-Doping Agency’s explosive report into Lance Armstrong.19 Oct 2012 - 8:20pm
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,” Hodge wrote in a letter to CA.19 Oct 2012 - 3:22pm
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.19 Oct 2012 - 3:05pm
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.
Dick Pound said he complained for years to the UCI that the seven-time Tour de France winner and other cyclists were given advance notice of their drug tests and then allowed to go off unsupervised.15 Oct 2012 - 3:23am
Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador says he fell victim to it. So does Hong Kong's badminton star Zhou Mi. A judo team in Tianjin raises its own pigs to ensure they are not contaminated. Even the Hong Kong Sports Institute has banned the serving of pig offal to its elite athletes.12 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Clenbuterol is used for chronic breathing disorders such as asthma.
It is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned substance list because it can stimulate the beta-2 receptors, which in turn help an athlete to build muscle by allowing the body to release and burn more stored fat.
This is why it's used by livestock farmers to enhance lean pork.12 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Whether it's today, at next year's Beijing Olympics or sometime in the future, dopers will be caught.17 Nov 2007 - 12:00am