Maria Sharapova opened up on her doping ban in an Movistar+ documentary, named ‘The Point’.
In an open letter, the bodies have asked the global anti-doping watchdog to make improved provisions for "Independence, Transparency, Accountability and Human Rights."
India’s National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) has been suspended for a second period of up to six months for not conforming to international standards, WADA has said.
Weightlifter Pardeep Singh became the first case of human Growth Hormone doping in India and has been handed a provisional four-year suspension.
International Olympic Committee, which provides 50 percent of World Anti-Doping Agency's funds, said it will "ensure" that all athletes "are subject to the same rules without any privilege or discrimination."
Sanjita Chanu applied for the award last month as her provisional suspension was revoked and IWF had allowed her to compete in tournaments.
An investigation revealed that 40 positive doping tests were 'hidden' in IWF records were covered up, who went on to win medals as finances to the tune of $10.4 million remain unaccounted.
Athletes have expressed concern about reductions in testing for banned substances and urged clarity from authorities about the validity of test results during the global sports shutdown.
Discus thrower Sandeep Kumari got a a 4-year ban, nearly two years after her sample was deemed clean
B Sai Praneeth said the coronavirus vaccine will be absolute must for resumption of sports, which must be cleared by the WADA.
RUSADA said that they will step up dope testing programmes for athletes once the coronavirus lockdown ends.
Russia's Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin feels the Olympic doping ban should be forgotten because of the coronavirus pandemic.
WADA is confident that national anti-doping agencies will continue to fight against doping despite physical testing almost virtually at a standstill.
Canada shut down its doping tests until further notice as coronavirus ravages through the world.
RUSADA announced that they stopped testing athletes in the face of the coronavirus and the suspension would remain in place until April 6
Some athletes may feel emboldened to boost their medal chances with the help of performance-enhancing drugs as WADA chief feels they might think they are out of reach of anti-doping authorities.
Athletes serving doping bans can participate in the postponed Tokyo Olympics once if term ends said WADA president Witold Banka.
Narsingh Yadav had got a four-year doping ban and would have not have taken part in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but the delay due to the coronavirus pandemic may just give him a chance.
World Anti-Doping Agency asserted that they would continue to test amid a coronavirus pandemic while remaining in line with protocols set out by governmental and health organisations.
National Anti-Doping Agency Director General Navin Agarwal said that they will be able to conduct enough number of tests on athletes who have qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.