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Gymnastics - 31 Jul 2003
The doping case regarding the Spanish Gymnast Gervasio Deferr has been resolved by the FIG Disciplinary Commission.
30 Jul 2003
Montreal, July 29, 2003 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that it has now received approximately 60 percent of its funding for 2003. Several governments, whose contributions make up 50 percent of WADA's annual budget, have paid in recent weeks and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has matched those funds dollar for dollar. A list of the countries that have paid and the amounts can be found on WADA's website at
Basketball - 29 Jul 2003
In 1999 Mr. Stanley Roberts, an NBA player, was sanctioned by the NBA for the use of amphetamines and banned from NBA competitions for a period of two years. His subsequent attempt to register as a player for a European basketball team was stopped by FIBA which, applying its own regulations, banned him from FIBA competitions for two years based on the earlier NBA doping sanction.
07 Jul 2003
Montreal, July 4, 2003 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) welcomed with great satisfaction the formal adoption of the World Anti-Doping Code by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today during its session in Prague (Czech Republic).
Athletics - 25 Jun 2003
Monte-Carlo - At a meeting held in the French Ministry of Sports in Paris today, IAAF President Lamine Diack on behalf of the International Association of Athletics Federations, athletics’ world governing body signed the protocol relating to the handling of the Anti-Doping control arrangements in France for the period to 31 December 2004, including the forthcoming 9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, which take place in the French capital 23 – 31 August 2003.
Olympics - 11 Jun 2003
A total of 4,150 Doping tests will be conducted during the ATHENS 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Initial tests will be conducted during the 39 Sports Events in August 2004. During the Sports Events it is estimated that 500-600 urine tests will be carried out.
Basketball - 27 May 2003
The World Championship for Junior Men has been moved from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Thessaloniki, Greece. Greece stepped forward to host the event due to the recent outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in the Asian region; the championship will take place on the dates foreseen, July 10 – 20, 2003.
13 May 2003
International doping control specialists IDTM more than doubles its staff in Greece. Responding to an increased interest in independent doping tests in the country that will host next year’s Olympic Games, IDTM now has their own doping control officers in Athens, Crete and Thessaloniki.
08 May 2003
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed 1,828 doping control tests during the first quarter of 2003, USADA Chief Executive Officer Terry Madden announced Wednesday. The 1,828 doping control tests cover 39 sports.
Soccer - 01 May 2003
Chaired by Executive Committee member Dr Michel D'Hooghe (Belgium), the FIFA Sports Medical Committee met today to analyse the latest information on the spread of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and its effect on international football, most notably the FIFA Women's World Cup, set to take place in China from 23 September to 11 October 2003.
Athletics - 30 Apr 2003
There has been much speculation recently surrounding revelations by the former USOC anti-doping official, Wade Exum, regarding an alleged cover up by the USOC of a number of doping cases in the period from 1988-2000.
Olympics - 17 Apr 2003
Britain’s sporting ties with the rest of the world have been further strengthened after UK Sport recently signed co-operation agreements with two Olympic superpowers.
Olympics - 10 Apr 2003
With under 500 days to go before the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission concluded two-and-a-half days of productive meetings with the Athens Organising Committee (ATHOC) and the Greek Government with two clear messages:
Olympics - 10 Apr 2003
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) received notification this evening that the lawsuit filed by Wade Exum against the USOC has been dismissed.
08 Apr 2003
The World Anti-Doping Agency announced today that several sports organizations have formally adopted the World Anti-Doping Code.
Athletics - 07 Apr 2003
IAAF Council, meeting for the second day of working sessions, decided to award the 2005 World Youth Championships to Marrakesh following a presentation from a delegation including representatives of the Moroccan government, national athletics federation and the current World Champion at 400m hurdles, Nezha Bidouane.
01 Apr 2003
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) named Richard Hilderbrand as its Director of Science Programs, USADA Chief Executive Officer Terry Madden announced Monday.
Tennis - 18 Mar 2003
The Grand Slam Committee met this weekend in Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss issues related to the current state of the game.
Skiing - 11 Mar 2003
The British Olympic Association (BOA) today confirmed that the skier, Alain Baxter, has successfully appealed against a BOA bye-law which states that any person found guilty of a doping offence is ineligible for consideration as a future member of the Great Britain Olympic Team.
Soccer - 07 Mar 2003
The FIFA World Cup will head to South America in 2014 following a decision taken by the FIFA Executive Committee, chaired by President Joseph S. Blatter, on the second day of its meeting at FIFA headquarters in Zurich.
05 Mar 2003
The sporting community today took a major step forward in the fight for drug-free sport as agreement was reached on the World Anti-Doping Code. The UK was one of 73 countries to have committed to the Code, as the World Conference on Doping in Sport drew to a close in Copenhagen.
Business - 05 Mar 2003
During preparations for the 2003 IDSF World 10-Dance Championship in Vancouver, Canada, held February 22, 2003, IDSF Anti-Doping Commission Chair Jacobus de Mooy (Netherlands) liaised closely with the local organizing committee's Anti-Doping Technical Representative, Jennifer Yao, M.D. Together with Mr. de Mooy and his fellow Commissioner Carol Post (U.S.A.), Dr. Yao assisted the Commission to perform Anti-Doping controls at this IDSF World Championship.
Cycling - 03 Mar 2003
The UCI welcomes the World Anti-Doping Code.
Soccer - 03 Mar 2003
Contrary to newswire reports published over the past weekend, FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter will not be attending the WADA World Conference on doping in sport in Copenhagen, which is due to begin today Monday and which will end on Wednesday 5 March.
Soccer - 28 Feb 2003
A week of FIFA committee meetings in Zurich (cf. full programme below) will be rounded off by the Executive Committee on 6-7 March.
Tennis - 20 Feb 2003
The International Tennis Federation announced today that they have signed an agreement with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to permit out-of-competition testing for tennis players. The signing represents another step forward for the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme.
10 Feb 2003
Athletes who take dietary supplements run the risk of failing a drugs test according to a report published today by UK Sport. This is one of a number of conclusions published in the ‘Nandrolone Progress Report’, written by a panel of experts and presented to UK Sport.
Golf - 06 Feb 2003
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 5, 2003 – Ty M. Votaw, commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), today released the Tour’s complete 2003 schedule. Fans of the LPGA will be treated to a schedule of events consistent with 2002, one of the most thrilling and successful seasons in LPGA history, and players’ economic opportunities will be even stronger, as nearly 50 percent of the events have raised their purses for 2003.
Olympics - 24 Jan 2003
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has made a payment of US $3.7 million to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as part of its commitment to fund 50 percent of the organization's budget. The funds represent the first installment of dues to be paid to WADA by the IOC and world governments in 2003.
10 Jan 2003
LawAccord, the first comprehensive gathering of sports lawyers from around the world, takes place on 15 May 2003 in Madrid, Spain, in conjunction with the week-long international sports convention SportAccord. This inaugural event marks the biggest convention of leading lawyers of all jurisdictions within the sports world and is supported by major associations from around the world including the largest in the US, the SLA (Sports Lawyers Association).
Soccer - 18 Dec 2002
In the second part of its meeting in Madrid yesterday, Tuesday 17 December, the FIFA Executive Committee, chaired by FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, dealt with a number of additional issues.
Soccer - 13 Dec 2002
The UEFA Executive Committee today (Friday) concluded a busy two-day meeting at UEFA Headquarters, Nyon, Switzerland.
Olympics - 27 Nov 2002
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that the 1 million Norwegian Kroner (US $136,000) to be paid to the Agency by a Norwegian television company will be used to further develop the organization's Athlete Passport program.
26 Nov 2002
The Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today approved the Agency's 2003 budget of US$ 21 million, which will include $4.5 million for research projects, and $5 million for out-of-competition testing and laboratory analyses.
Basketball - 18 Nov 2002
The Board of the Euroleague, the body appointed at the General Assembly last October 4th in Madrid, held its first meeting on Saturday in Barcelona, where the following agreements have been adopted:
Athletics - 18 Nov 2002
Monte Carlo - During the Morning session, reports were heard from the IAAF President and the IAAF General Secretary, after which a presentation was made by a delegation from Osaka. Following the presentation, Council agreed that the 2007 edition of the IAAF World Championships would take place in the Japanese City (see IAAF press release sent earlier today for more information).
Rugby union - 15 Nov 2002
As neither of the bids submitted by England and France for the hosting of RWC 2007 complied with the tender document, both Unions have been instructed to provide bids which are in compliance.
Equestrian - 08 Nov 2002
San Patrignano (Rimini – Italy), the largest community for the rehabilitation of drug addicts in Europe, will host the 2005 European Jumping Show Championships. The allocation was officially announced yesterday in Moscow, during the annual meeting of the FEI Executive Board, the main decisional body of the International Equestrian Federation, chaired by HRH Dona Pilar of Borbon.
Soccer - 01 Nov 2002
At its meeting today in Zurich, the Committee for Women's Football, under the chairmanship of Worawi Makudi (Thailand), dealt mainly with the FIFA Women's World Cup China PR 2003 and development matters. In his welcome address, FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter again stressed that both he and the whole of FIFA are determined to develop and promote women's football with renewed and greater vigour during his second term of office.
Olympics - 18 Oct 2002
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. - - United States Olympic Committee President Marty Mankamyer and Pere Miró, Director of Olympic Solidarity, recently signed an agreement under which the USOC will act as a partner to Olympic Solidarity for its 'Athens 2004' scholarship program. Managed and funded by Olympic Solidarity, the initiative offers assistance with the objective of preparing and qualifying selected athletes, who come from developing National Olympic Committees and are training in individual Olymp
Skiing - Alpine - 16 Oct 2002
After an unprecedented six weeks of deliberation, The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today (16/10/02) cleared Alain Baxter of any suspicion that the slalom skier had intended to cheat through the use of a US Vicks nasal inhaler prior to the Men's Slalom event at the Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. However, they felt unable to overturn the original decision of the IOC to strip him of his medal, based on the IOC's strict liability policy.
Olympics - 15 Oct 2002
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Swimming - 03 Oct 2002
British Swimming is the latest governing body to show its commitment to drug-free sport by signing up to UK Sport’s out-of-competition testing of individuals programme. Details of elite athletes with a disability will be included on the testing register.
26 Sep 2002
The Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will meet October 1 to discuss, among other issues, the comments received regarding the first draft of the World Anti-Doping Code.
Olympics - 13 Aug 2002
The International Skating Union (ISU) has furnished the U.S. Attorney in New York with its complete files respecting the ISU disciplinary inquiry into misconduct in the judging of the figure skating Pairs event at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games (OWG).
Rugby union - 08 Aug 2002
The International Rugby Board is pleased to announce the first ever appointment of an Anti Doping Manager. He is Tim Ricketts, an Australian, who was formerly Co-ordinator of Doping Control for the Sydney Olympics.
08 Aug 2002
MONTREAL, Canada (7 August 2002) – The World Conference on Anti-Doping in Sport, a gathering aimed at harmonizing the global rules and sanctions related to doping, will be held March 3-5, 2003, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said today. As previously announced, the conference will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Tennis - 15 Jul 2002
St. Petersburg, FL (July 12, 2002) -- 'While it is not the policy of the Sanex WTA Tour to respond to baseless conjecture, I feel compelled to address comments made recently by John Mendoza, the Executive Director of the Australian Sports Drug Agency (ASDA), a highly respected and important partner in worldwide efforts to keep sport drug free.
Tennis - 15 Jul 2002
'The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is angered and disappointed by careless remarks made by John Mendoza, Chief Executive of the Australian Sports Drug Agency to the media on Wednesday (10 July) about the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme.
Multi-sport games - 12 Jul 2002
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today confirmed that in conjunction with M2002 (the organising committee for this summer’s Commonwealth Games), UK Sport has been contracted to manage the anti-doping programme during the Games, which commence in Manchester on July 25th.
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