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RUSADA Resigns Director General

Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has decided to dismiss Director General Yuriy Ganus from his position. WADA is concerned

Suspicious blood levels found in four Serie A players

High blood values in the samples of four Serie A footballers have raised suspicions about the possible use of the banned blood-enhancing drug EPO, Italian media reported on Thursday.

BALCO drugs shopping list revealed

High-profile US athletes being chased by the US Anti-Doping Agency in the BALCO affair have been shown some of the evidence against them, including a shopping list of illegal drugs and a price list (see below).

India setting up a national anti-doping agency: SAI

Bangalore, May 14 (PTI): India is setting up a national anti-doping agency with advanced equipment and the independent agency would be operational in the next few months, a top sports ministry official said on Friday.

Nandrolone testing under a cloud

New research has cast doubt over the accuracy of the test for nandrolone, the banned anabolic steroid, and raised the possibility that some athletes suspended for failing dope tests could have been wrongfully punished.

Drug Tests In Sport Up 11% Last Year

Figures released today by UK Sport, the UK’s National Anti-Doping Organisation, show that more than 6,500 drug tests were undertaken in the UK over the past year (April 2004-March 2005). The final total of 6,520 marks an 11% increase on the previous year (5,876 tests).