USADA announced today that Eliud Ngetich, of El Doret, Kenya, an athlete in the sport of track and field, has accepted a two-year period of ineligibility for an anti-doping rule violation committed under the 2009 version of the World Anti-Doping Code.
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) has successfully completed its pre-Games testing program prior to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. We would like to wish all members of Team Canada good luck and we hope the Games are a safe and healthy experience for everyone.
A decision in the case of World Athletics against Maria Guadalupe González Romero has been issued by the Disciplinary Tribunal
On 10 December 2018, the AIU issued Ms González Romero with a Notice of Charge for committing an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article 2.1 and 2.2 of the IAAF Anti-Doping Rules (ADR) after testing positive for the Presence and Use of a Prohibited Substance. Ms González Romero requested the matter be resolved before the Disciplinary Tribunal. A hearing was held on 17 April 2019 and a decision issued on 09 May 2019 (‘the First Decision’). The First Decision imposed a four (4) year period of Ineligibility upon the Athlete commencing on the date of the Award.
(Ottawa, Ontario – July 26, 2021) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) has successfully completed its Olympic pre-Games testing program and would like to wish all members of Team Canada good luck at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope that the Games are a safe and healthy experience for everyone.
100m and 200m world record holder Usain Bolt has called the decision to allow new spike technology at the Tokyo Olympics “laughable”.
The following statement of the World Triathlon’s Athlete Committee has been shared with all the participant National Federations, National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and the IOC Athlete’s Commission. It has been requested by the Committee to make it public on our website.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed on 1 May 2021 by US bilateral transtibial amputee sprinter Blake Leeper against the decision taken by the Mechanical Aids Review panel established by World Athletics (WA) dated 26 April 2021 in which the athlete’s 24 December 2020 application to run at WA-sanctioned events on Running Specific Prostheses (RSPs) that give him an overall standing height of 185.42 cm (6’1”) was denied. The WA panel did so on grounds that the height of the proposed RSPs conferred upon Mr Leeper an “overall competitive advantage over an athlete not using such aid” and were accordingly “not allowed” by Article R6.3.4 of WA’s Technical Rules. Accordingly, the decision rendered by the WA Mechanical Aids Review panel on 26 April 2021 is confirmed by CAS.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended Colombian Para marathon athlete Francisco Sanclemente for thirteen months after he committed a non-intentional anti-doping rule violation (ADRV).
Mr Daniel Kinyua Wanjiru has been found to have breached article 2.2 'Use of a Prohibited Substance / Method' resulting in 4 years ineligibility from 09 December 2019 (DQ results: from 09 March 2019)
Mr Patrick Siele has been found to have breached Article 2.3 'Evading, Refusing or Failing to Submit to Sample Collection' and is now facing 3 years and 6 months ineligibility from 16 March 2020
Mr Hassan Chani has been found to have violated Article 2.2 'Use of a Prohibited Substance' resulting in 4 years ineligibility from 16 March 2020
The Swiss Federal Supreme Court dismisses the appeals submitted by the South African athlete Caster Semenya and her athletics federation against the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport on the "Eligibility Regulations for the Female Classification (Athletes with Differences of Sex Development)" (DSD Regulations). The Court of Arbitration for Sport had the right to uphold the conditions of participation issued for female athletes with the genetic variant "46 XY DSD" in order to guarantee fair competition for certain running disciplines in female athletics.
A decision in the case of World Athletics against El Mahjoub Dazza has been issued by the Disciplinary Tribunal. M. Dazza is a Moroccan athlete, specialised in long distance running, particularly marathons.