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Olympics - 25 Jan 2008
The Presidents of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, and of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Hon. John Fahey, met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, to discuss cooperation between the two organisations and enhanced strategies in the fight against doping in sport.
Olympics - 13 Apr 2007
Lisbon, Portugal, April 12, 2007 – Sochi 2014 reaffirms its commitment to the war against doping with Bid Supervisory Board member and Chairman of the Federal Agency for Physical Training and Sports Vyacheslav Fetisov leading the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Athlete Committee meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, tomorrow.
Olympics - 09 Feb 2007
Salzburg, 08 February 2007: Today we have learned that Walter Mayer has dropped legal actions against Dr. Jacques Rogge, IOC President, and Dick Pound, Chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and IOC member.
Olympics - 13 Dec 2006
Sochi, Russia, December 12, 2006 – Sochi 2014, Russia’s Bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, got a significant boost as Russia’s Lower house of Parliament endorsed an International Convention Against Doping in Sport making the country’s laws on a par with Olympic federations.
Olympics - 15 Nov 2006
South Korea launched its new national anti-doping organization, the Korean Anti-Doping Agency (KADA), at an inaugural meeting held on 2 November.
Olympics - 30 May 2006
Moscow, Russia, May 30, 2006 – The leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), General Director David Howman and Dr. Olivier Rabin, this week reported their satisfaction that progress has been made in Russia’s anti-doping services, following an on-site inspection of the facilities in Moscow.
Olympics - 25 Feb 2006
Friday 24 February 2006. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) can confirm that the laboratory analysis of the ten samples taken at an unannounced test on Austrian cross country and biathlon athletes last Saturday evening has been completed and the results transmitted to the IOC earlier this afternoon.
Olympics - 11 Mar 2005
Paris, March 11, 2005 - The Minister of Sports, Youth and Association Jean-Francois Lamour, together with Paris 2012, today shared with the IOC Evaluation Commission headed by Nawal El Moutawakel the new French legal measures to fight against doping.
Olympics - 01 Dec 2004
The first day of work of the eighth Coordination Commission of the IOC, chaired by Jean Claude Killy, has closed at the Lingotto Congress Center.
Olympics - 09 Aug 2004
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today concluded in Athens its last meeting before the start of the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad to be held from 13 to 29 August.
Olympics - 02 Aug 2004
The Spanish Prime Minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, reiterated his support to the full members of the Spanish team who will participate in the Games in Athens, highlighted the advance of woman in sports, and guaranteed the 'firm compromise' of his administration against doping.
Olympics - 13 May 2004
Jaime Lissavetzky, the Spanish Minister of Sports, met this morning with Jacques Rogge, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Olympics - 26 Apr 2004
Bonn, Germany - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Executive Committee (EC) meeting came to an end this weekend after two days of intensive work in the Papendal Sport Centre in Arnheim, the Netherlands.
Olympics - 02 Sep 2003
On Monday 1 September, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) sent a letter to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) proposing the creation of a joint inquiry commission to thoroughly examine the Jerome Young case. In combining the experience and force of both organisations, the IOC believes that better results can be achieved.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Olympics - 15 Oct 2002
The hot new Independent Olympic site is up and running. Read what everyone else in the Olympic Movement is reading. Know what the Olympic powerbrokers are thinking.
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).
Olympics - 05 Mar 2002
At approximately 16.10 on Friday 1st March, the British Olympic Association (BOA) received formal notice from the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Inquiry Commission that one of its athletes in Salt Lake City had produced a positive sample for the prohibited substance methamphetamine.
Olympics - 04 Dec 2001
The Paralympic Games, the equivalent of the Olympic Games for athletes with a disability, will be the main topic this week, when delegates from around 100 countries will convene in Athens for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly.
Olympics - 15 Nov 2001
The Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will hold its next meeting on Monday, 3 December 2001, in Lausanne, Switzerland. WADA’s Executive Committee will meet before the Board on Sunday, 2 December 2001.
Olympics - 07 Nov 2001
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dr Jacques Rogge, has decided to appoint Mr Hein Verbruggen as Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing, in 2008.
Olympics - 28 Sep 2001
The first extensive reports from the study ordered and funded by the IOC on 600 nutritional supplements show that some 15 to 20% of the products analysed contain non-labelled substances which could lead to a positive doping test.
Olympics - 24 Jul 2001
MURCIA, Spain (24 July 2001) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is helping make young athletes more aware of the dangers of doping in sport by conducting its Youth Awareness Program at the sixth edition of the European Youth Olympic Days (EYOD) in Murcia, Spain, from 22 to 26 July 2001. WADA’s campaign uses an information booth with interactive new media technology, a visual pledge to doping free sport, and a team of webcasters to interact with the athletes. The webcasters interview young a
Olympics - 10 Jul 2001
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today by the Deputy Minister of Sports (Ministry of Culture), Georgios Floridis and the President of the Athens 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki.
Olympics - 11 May 2001
The Executive Committee (EC) of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will hold its second meeting of the year on Friday, 1 June 2001, in Cape Town, South Africa.
Olympics - 14 Mar 2001
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that it has advised both the Olympic Movement and Public Authorities, that the 2000 list of Prohibited Classes of Substances and Prohibited Methods published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) remains in force until the Agency has reviewed the published IOC 2001 List, has made recommendations to the IOC on the final contents to the List and the IOC Executive Board enacts the necessary amendment to the Olympic Movement Anti-Doping Code
Olympics - 07 Mar 2001
The Executive Committee (EC) of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today in Lausanne accepted the invitation of the International Olympic Committee to observe all doping control activities during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. The EC took this decision, amongst others relating to out-of-competition testing, a uniform Anti-Doping Code, the site selection process for WADA’s permanent headquarters, the Agency’s mid-term strategic plan, and other issues shaping WADA’s activities f