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WADA should remove cannabis from banned list, says Canadian snowboard legend

With the legalizing of marijuana now official, the World Anti-Doping Agency should remove cannabis from its banned list of drugs, says Canadian Ross Rebagliati, whose Olympic snowboard gold medal was taken away after he tested positive for the drug, then subsequently returned on a… 6 more words

Sports

SAMUEL KALALEI (KEN) HAS BEEN FOUR YEARS BANNED FOR DOPING.

Kenyan marathon runner Samuel Kalalei has been banned from athletics for four years after testing positive for banned blood-boosting hormone EPO.

The 23-year-old tested positive at the Rotterdam Marathon in April where he set a personal best, 2:10:44 hours, to finish seventh. 120 more words

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WADA says it has 400 cases from whistleblowers

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency says it has registered 400 cases after a flood of information from new whistleblowers.

The head of WADA’s investigations unit, … 97 more words

Olympics

Department of Justice Believes Russia Hacked Anti-Doping Agencies Linked To US Ski & Snowboard Teams

An indictment released today by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) accusing state-sponsored Russian operatives of “International Hacking and Related Influence and Disinformation Operations” is raisng questions about what, if any, were the effects of the hacking on the U.S. 256 more words

Skiing

Doping in Sport: Should the Suspension Ever be Cut Short?

Why would someone pass up an opportunity to be the best? Why not take one more risk since they take risks every day? These are great questions that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has the answers to. 187 more words

Deviance And Control

Edwin Moses: WADA must cut ties with IOC to regain trust in sport.

As the famous phrase by former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson goes, “A week is a long time in politics.” Well, a week is an even longer time in sports politics, and that is what we have all had to endure the past week: sports politics at its very worst. 986 more words

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