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World Anti-Doping Agency

Anti-doping chief blasts 'stone-walling' Jamaicans

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

Presidential race just one hot IOC issue

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

Anti-doping chief names China as key drugs supplier

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

UCI disbands independent Armstrong commission

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

Sport Digest, December 23, 2012

Spain's anti-doping body mixed samples

23 Dec 2012 - 3:43am

Wada proposes doubling bans in wake of Lance Armstrong doping scandal

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

'Everybody doped' in Armstrong era: 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 have to take some responsibility for that," the Australian told ABC radio.

24 Oct 2012 - 2:32am

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

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 pulls out of cycling sponsorship

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 VP Stephen Hodge quits over doping past

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