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

Jan 17 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

Jan 15 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

Jan 14 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.

WADA poised to decide fate of Russian agency

Jan 13 2019

TORONTO 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

Dec 22 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

Dec 17 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.

Doping: WADA granted access to Moscow lab and secret data

Dec 14 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

Dec 07 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.

Football: XFL reboot names eight charter franchises

Dec 05 2018

The XFL American football league signaled it was back in business on Wednesday, announcing eight charter franchises for its reboot that will kickoff in 2020 and a change of direction from its short-lived predecessor that folded 17 years ago.

Ice hockey: Seattle becomes NHL's 32nd franchise

Dec 04 2018

Seattle became the National Hockey League's 32nd franchise on Tuesday when the Board of Governors unanimously approved the expansion bid.

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