Two other Russian Olympic champions accused of doping

Russian athletes Andrei Silnov Y Natalya Antyukh, both Olympic champions, are two of four Russians against whom the Athletics Integrity Unit has filed charges for doping offenses. Silnov, who obtained the gold medal in high jump in Beijing 2008, and Antyukh, 400m Hurdles Olympic Champion in London 2012, have been accused after the investigation that […]

How the corona virus weakens the fight against doping (

Doping tests around the world are being reduced, control laboratories are being closed and the work of the national anti-doping agencies is being restricted. The corona virus also weakens the fight against sports fraud and jeopardizes equal opportunities, for example at the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo – if they take place. Andrea Gotzmann does […]

Fourcade, the reverence of a reference

Martin Fourcade bowed out on Saturday in the most beautiful way by winning the pursuit of Kontiolahti, leaving the scene without regrets despite his 2e final place in the general classification of the Biathlon World Cup, behind the Norwegian Johannes Boe, crowned for the 2e year in a row. With 19 points behind before this […]

Eight-year suspension for Chinese swimmer Sun Yang charged with doping

Published on : 02/28/2020 – 13:51Modified : 02/28/2020 – 13:51 Sun swimming sports icon Sun Yang received an eight-year suspension on Friday for hammering out a sample during an unannounced doping test in September 2018. Cold shower for the Chinese swimming star. Sun Yang was suspended eight years on Friday, February 28, by the Sports […]

Anti-doping: Chinese swimmer Sun Yang suspended eight years

Hammer blows that will cost him eight years of suspension: the Sports Arbitral Tribunal (TAS) made its decision this Friday concerning the Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, accused of having destroyed (not very delicately therefore) a sample during an unexpected doping control in September 2018. “Sun Yang is suspended eight years from the CAS decision”, said […]

Technological doping: small arrangements with sport

From the search for marginal performance gains to the false idea of ​​genius, from the research labs of the big brands in sport business to Professor Nimbus alone in his garage, many people have invested, or attempted to do so, roughly the interstices of sports regulations to divert. From the most coarse to the smallest, […]

Maria Sharapova calls the time in a brilliant sometimes controversial tennis career

updated February 27, 2020 8:32:52 am Photo: Sharapova has won five Grand Slam titles and secured a career in the Grand Slam. (AP: Mark Baker) Related story: The bitter rivalry between Williams and Sharapova goes back a long time Related story: Maria Sharapova was banned for two years for failing the drug test Maria Sharapova, […]

Tennis star Maria Sharapova retires

Published on : 02/26/2020 – 15:23Modified : 02/26/2020 – 15:23 At 32, Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova ends her professional career. She remains one of the very few champions to have won the four major tournaments. “Tennis – I bid you farewell.” The star Maria Sharapova, winner of five Grand Slam tournaments, announced on Wednesday […]