COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) DECISION CONCERNING MARTIN JOHNSRUD SUNDBY

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld an appeal filed by the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) against the Norwegian cross country skier Martin Johnsrud Sundby and the International Ski Federation (FIS). The decision taken on 4 September 2015 by the FIS Doping Panel is set aside and the athlete is sanctioned with a period of ineligibility of two months starting on 11 July 2016 following an … Continue reading COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) DECISION CONCERNING MARTIN JOHNSRUD SUNDBY

PLAWYERED : ISSUE 6 – JULY 14th, 2016

In this issue read, ACHIEVEMENT, INITIATIVES AND SUCCESS STORIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SPORTS ON COMPLETION OF TWO YEARS OF NDA GOVERNMENT ICC ANNUAL CONFERENCE, EDINBURGH : INTRODUCING NEW SCHEMES & AMENDMENTS IN CRICKET SPORTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS PRO KABADDI LEAGUE: THE STORY SO FAR FIFA “FORWARD” DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME REGULATIONS FIA JUDICIAL AND DISCIPLINARY RULES 2016 2016 EUROPEAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP MID-SEASON KEY STATISTICS UEFA EURO … Continue reading PLAWYERED : ISSUE 6 – JULY 14th, 2016

WADA suspends the accreditation of the Madrid Laboratory

WADA has suspended the accreditation of the Laboratorio de Control de Dopaje (Laboratory) in Madrid, Spain. The decision, taken by WADA’s President, is a direct result of the WADA Foundation Board’s 19 March decision to declare the Spanish Anti-Doping Agency (AEPSAD) non-compliant. The suspension, which takes effect immediately, prohibits the Laboratory from carrying out any WADA-related anti-doping activities including all analyses of urine and blood … Continue reading WADA suspends the accreditation of the Madrid Laboratory

WADA Statement regarding Re-testing of 2008 Beijing Olympic Samples

The World Anti-Doping Code (Code) made it possible to open a disciplinary proceeding within ten years from the date an anti-doping rule violation occurred (ADRV). This reflects WADA’s, and the anti-doping community’s, belief that retesting as science advances is a powerful means for advancing clean sport.  We also believe that retrospective testing serves as a strong deterrent to those who may consider cheating.  The World-Anti-Doping … Continue reading WADA Statement regarding Re-testing of 2008 Beijing Olympic Samples

ICC withdraws disciplinary proceedings against Kusal Perera under ICC Anti-Doping Code after Qatar Laboratory withdraws original Adverse Analytical Finding

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that it has withdrawn disciplinary charges against Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera and lifted the provisional suspension previously imposed on him. Mr Perera is, therefore, now free to return to domestic and international cricket without restriction and with immediate effect. The ICC has made the decision after the WADA-accredited laboratory in Qatar today withdrew its original Adverse Analytical … Continue reading ICC withdraws disciplinary proceedings against Kusal Perera under ICC Anti-Doping Code after Qatar Laboratory withdraws original Adverse Analytical Finding

WADA President Statement regarding recent accredited laboratory suspensions

As President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), I acknowledge the high level of interest surrounding the recent suspension of accreditation of the Beijing, Bloemfontein and Lisbon laboratories. I am also  aware that these suspensions come at a time when the eyes of the sporting world are fixed on the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  Understandably, some athletes might question whether, in light of … Continue reading WADA President Statement regarding recent accredited laboratory suspensions

WADA President Blog: Expanding Funding for Clean Sport

It is not an overstatement to say that sport’s integrity is being questioned like no time before. It is not just doping issues that confront us – but governance failures in international sport federations, and match-fixing claims at the highest level of sport. We face challenges on a number of fronts, but with doping adversely affecting the athletes themselves, there can be no doubt that it … Continue reading WADA President Blog: Expanding Funding for Clean Sport