NADO Groups Renew Calls For Russia To Be Banned From International Competition

NADO Groups Renew Calls For Russia To Be Banned From International Competition

During a special summit on January 10, the heads of 19 National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADO) came together in calling for Russia to be banned from international competition until a new anti-doping system can be put in place. The NADO groups laid out their position in a joint statement: “it is imperative that those responsible for Russia’s […]

IWF Weightlifters Stripped of Medals, China Faces Suspension

IWF Weightlifters Stripped of Medals, China Faces Suspension

Several weightlifters were stripped of their medals this week following the discovery of PED use during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is trying to clean-up their act in the wake of the massive doping scandal that’s rocked the entire Olympic community over the last two years. As part of this effort, the IWF […]

Vitaly Mutko’s Shocking Rise To The Top

Vitaly Mutko’s Shocking Rise To The Top

In March, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko condemned the reports of widespread corruption in Russian athletics as a political tool. “There is tremendous pressure on decision-makers in track-and-field events and the Russian anti-doping system. There is an impact, of course. If you hear about endless things about the Russians with your morning Sunday Times and […]