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Doping investigation - Patience pays off says WADA, as Russia investigation moves on

22 Jan 2019

TORONTO Savaged by anti-doping hardliners for their leniency in handling the Russian doping affair, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) gave itself a pat on the back on Tuesday saying its patient diplomatic approach has moved the scandal closer to an end.

Canadian Football League could hold answer to NFL problems

21 Jan 2019

If the National Football League is looking for a way to avoid controversial non-calls like the one that marred the NFC championship game on Sunday they could find it north of the border.

Doping - WADA says it has recovered doping data from Moscow lab

17 Jan 2019

TORONTO World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) inspectors have recovered doping data from a discredited Moscow laboratory, WADA said on Thursday - a condition of its controversial decision in September to restore the accreditation of Russia's anti-doping agency (RUSADA).

WADA will not get report until team out of Russia

16 Jan 2019

MONTREAL Due to a threat of interference in the collection of doping data and safety concerns for their inspection team, the Compliance Review Committee (CRC) will not file a report until the Moscow mission is complete, said the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Tuesday.

Doping - Clock ticking on Moscow as WADA prepares for report

15 Jan 2019

MONTREAL The Russian doping scandal is set for a messy end with the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Compliance Review Commission (CRC) considering possible new sanctions on Monday even as an inspection team was retrieving data from a Moscow laboratory.

Doping-WADA poised to decide fate of Russian agency

13 Jan 2019

TORONTO, Jan 13 A long-running doping scandal could be heading towards a conclusion when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) receives a report from their Compliance Review Committee (CRC) next week that could confirm Russia's conditional reinstatement.

WADA denied Moscow lab data access, leaving Russia facing ban

22 Dec 2018

TORONTO Russia's Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) is again on the verge of suspension after a World Anti-Doping Agency inspection team visiting a Moscow laboratory was denied access to raw data to complete its full reinstatement, WADA said on Friday.

Olympics: Bankruptcy for USOC not an option despite lawsuits

15 Dec 2018

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) will not consider bankruptcy protection as it prepares to face lawsuits for failing to protect young gymnasts from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, chairwoman-elect Susanne Lyons said on Friday.

WADA granted access to Moscow lab and secret data

14 Dec 2018

TORONTO The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Friday an inspection team will be given access to a Moscow laboratory and data it has long demanded thereby removing the final obstacle to the Russian Anti-Doping Agency's (RUSADA) full reinstatement.

Soccer - MLS must become 'selling league', says commissioner Garber

08 Dec 2018

Major League Soccer will look at expanding beyond 28 teams, said Commissioner Don Garber in his state of the league address on Friday, but a shift away from buying talent to producing and selling it will be key to future growth.

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