World Anti-Doping Code

More Olympic and World Championship Medalists Join Tyumen Biathlon Boycott

In three weeks time, biathlon’s World Cup circuit will move to Russia. But a number of the sport’s stars won’t be there – and others plan to attend, but aren’t very happy about it. In an Executive Board session in PyeongChang, South Korea, a few weeks ago, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) decided to go on as planned with World Cup races in Tyumen, Russia, even though the Russian Anti-Doping Agency is still not compliant...

IPC Suspends Russia from Rio Paralympics

As athletes continue to prepare for the upcoming Paralympics taking place exactly one month from Sunday in Rio, those sporting the white, blue and red flag of Russia will not. On Sunday, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced its decision to suspend the Russian from competition in Rio and upcoming IPC competitions.

clean and lost its fight with WADA to continue issuing lifetime Olympic bans to drug violators. In a statement following the release of the new Code draft, BOA said the proposed ban is “an important step in the right direction, and it’s moving toward reflecting the higher standard that athletes want to see.” The draft is the first-round step in WADA’s Code Review Process. The second phase began June 1, a third phase will begin on...