Russian cyclists take legal action against Wada

Three Russian cyclists have taken legal action against the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and Canadian doping investigator Dr Richard McLaren. Kirill Sveshnikov, Dmitry Strakhov and Dmitry Sokolov were unable to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympics after Russian athletes were banned.The McLaren report, an independent study commissioned by Wada, found

Wada demands Isinbayeva removal as Russian Anti-Doping Agency chair

Yelena Isinbayeva needs to be removed as Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada) chair if the country is to be ruled compliant with the World Anti-Doping Agency's codes, the organisation says.Rusada was ruled non-compliant in 2015, with Wada stating it needs to meet four demands, including the removal of the two-time Olympic

Russia doping reforms not happening quickly enough, says Wada chief

Russia's anti-doping reforms are not happening quickly enough, says World Anti-Doping Agency director general Olivier Niggli.Last year's Wada-commissioned McLaren report claimed more than 1,000 Russians benefited from a state-sponsored doping programme between 2011 and 2015.Russia's sport leaders have promised to improve the country's record on doping."It's not happening at the

Doping: WADA urges athletes to check accuracy of hacked data (Reuters)

(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday that some of the athlete data leaked by a Russian cyber espionage group has been changed from its initial form, and has asked "affected parties" for feedback on any inaccuracies.Since the hacking group first released confidential medical data on Sept.