Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy has expressed his full satisfaction with the way that the World Anti-Doping Agency performs on the ground but his ongoing frustration at the political moves that are impacting it at the highest level. Speaking to … Continue reading
Following our story yesterday on the decision of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee to maintain Russia’s compliance with the WADA Code, Sport Ireland has expressed disappointment in the manner in which the situation has been handled.
The Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency has endorsed the findings of its Compliance Review Committee that Russia should not be sanctioned again, despite missing what had been said to be a hard deadline of December 31st to allow access to Moscow laboratories.
It appears that Russia remains in the fold of the international sporting community following the meeting in Montreal which we flagged earlier in the week. Continue reading
Today is a crunch day for the battle against doping in sport when the Compliance Review Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency meets in Montreal. Continue reading
Sport Ireland and the Athletes’ Commission of the Olympic Federation of Ireland have joined Canadian and Australian officials in calling for an independent investigation into alleged bullying by a number of WADA Executive Committee members Continue reading
TheSportsChronicle.com, the media site backed by Jamie Heaslip and launched earlier this year has published a new interview with Emma O’Reilly, the former soigneur to Lance Armstrong and the US Postal cycling team. In the interview, she says that she … Continue reading
“If Russian athletes have been present in all sports and at every possible competition since 2016’s findings, with the honourable exceptions of athletics and Para sport, then that is the responsibility of those who govern the sports and events in question.” Continue reading
The meeting of the World Anti Doping Agency today promises to be as tense as any sporting moment this year with clear lines drawn on the vote to reinstate the Russia Anti Doping Agency. Yesterday we reported how Sport Ireland … Continue reading