Doping Vials

An Update On The Eric Lira/Blessing Okabare Doping Case

In an earlier article, which can be read here1, this author wrote about the case of Eric Lira and Blessing Okabare. To summarize, Eric Lira provided performance-enhancing drugs ...

Boxing Gloves

Anti-doping & boxing - Comparing the cases of Amir Khan and Connor Benn

Amir Khan being found guilty of two Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs), and given a two-year ban from sport, follows...
Sports Lawyer

Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight: Jirí Janák

Jiří Janák is a former Czech racing driver who raced in the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany and the Porsche Supercup, amo...
Sport And Anti-Doping – The Year In Review 2022

Sport And Anti-Doping – Annual Review 2022/23

Welcome to the anti-doping chapter of the LawInSport Annual Review 2022/23.  This chapter surveys some high...
Ankura Event Recap

Takeaways from Sports Governance, Compliance, and Investigations Workshop & Seminar

On 25-26 January 2023, LawInSport had the pleasure of supporting Ankura, one of our member organisations, in hosting ...
Dumbbell Doping

China's Anti-Doping Laws & Regulations – An Overview In 2023

In recent years, China's anti-doping legislation has made significant developments and has formed an anti-doping lega...
Athletics Track Night

Doping Cases Arising From The Moscow Laboratory Data Disclosure (Natalya Antyukh & Aleksandr Shustov)

This article examines two of the leading cases pursued against Russian athletes (namely sprinter Natalya Antyukh and ...
Biathlon Ski Racers

Swiss Federal Tribunal confirms the validity of CAS Anti-Doping Division proceedings as first instance tribunal

This article discusses a recent important decision1 by the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (“SFT”) which confirmed the va...
Young spectator in Australian Hat

A Summary of Key Sports Law Cases In Australia in 2022

This is a summary of some of the leading sports law cases that arose in Australia in 2022. It is based on the author’...

Do Anti-Doping Rules Apply In Retirement? (UKAD v Ben Harrison)

Former international rugby league player has been been banned for four years from all sports by United Kingdom Anti-D...
Substances of abuse

What are the key changes to WADA’s Prohibited List 2023?

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee approved the 2023 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods...
Spanish cyclists going up a hill

Fighting Doping In Sport: How Spain's Bureaucracy Is Undermining The Athlete Biological Passport

The introduction of World-Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) has been a significant tool in ...

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