Bringing you the latest news from the sports sector.
Tue, March 28, 2023
UK Sport launches Team of Tomorrow campaign alongside Environmental Sustainability Strategy
UK Sport has launched its first Environmental Sustainability strategy which wants high-performance sport to have a net positive impact on the environment by 2040.
Tue, January 31, 2023
Scholars call on Trudeau to launch independent inquiry into sports in Canada
Canadian and international scholars have written a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for an independent inquiry into sports in Canada.
Mon, January 16, 2023
RUSADA clears Kamila Valieva of anti-doping offence
Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has found that Kamila Valieva bore “no fault or negligence” for the positive doping result that was revealed during the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Fri, January 06, 2023
WADA 2023 Prohibited List now in force
The World Anti-Doping Agency 2023 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods came into force on 1 January 2023.
Fri, December 16, 2022
UN calls on sports organisations to do more sustainability
The United Nations has called on sports organisations to do more for sustainability as eight winter sports events have been cancelled so far this season.
Fri, November 04, 2022
WADA publishes Independent Observer Report for Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published its Independent Observer (IO) Report for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and recommended the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) develops a specific pre-Games testing programme for future Paralympics.
Wed, October 26, 2022
US National Institutes of Health rules collision sports cause CTE
The US National Institutes of Health has formally acknowledged a causal link between repeated blows to the head and CTE.
Fri, October 07, 2022
WADA publishes revised ISTI, ISTUE and TDSSA to come into force 1 January 2023
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the revised International Standard for Testing and Investigations (ISTI), revised International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions (ISTUE) and version 8.0 of the Technical Document for Sport Specific Analysis (TDSSA) all to come into force 1 January 2023.
Fri, September 23, 2022
WADA Executive Committee approves 2023 Prohibited List
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee has approved the 2023 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods which will come into force on 1st January 2023.
Thu, June 30, 2022
WADA findings of study into the sale of prohibited substances on the dark web published
WADA’s study into the sale of prohibited substances on the dark web reveals it is very unlikely to be a significant source of drugs for high-level athletes or coaches.
Thu, June 16, 2022
Whyte Review Published
The Whyte Review, written by Anne Whyte QC, has been published.
Mon, June 13, 2022
Canadian Olympic Committee pledges millions into safe sport initiatives following recent safeguarding scandals
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has announced that £6.35million will be injected into safe sport initiatives following the recent series of safeguarding scandals.