WADA welcomes decision of French court in Diack case

WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) welcomes the decision by the Correctional Tribunal in Paris, France, to convict six people, including the former President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF, today World Athletics), Lamine Diack, on charges of corruption linked to the Russian doping scandal.

WADA calls for unity to protect clean athletes

WADA

Ahead of a meeting of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee on 14-15 September, several representatives of the Governments of the world contacted WADA to express their concerns relative to threats from the United States Government to withdraw funding from the Agency if WADA did not fulfill a number of conditions.

Sanction: softballer receives sanction

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Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Softball Australia to impose a two-year ban on athlete James Darby for the presence of a metabolite of a prohibited substance.

DSD Regulations: Caster Semenya's appeal against the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed

DSD Regulations

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.

Rugby Union players Stafford and Kay banned from sport

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Rugby Union players Joseph Stafford and Rupert Kay have been banned from all sport, following the commission of two separate Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs). Joseph Stafford has been banned for three and a half years for Evading Sample Collection, while Rupert Kay has been banned for two years for Complicity.

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