Leading South African mountain biker Rourke Croeser has been charged with an anti-doping rule violation due to a positive test for Erythropoietin (EPO). The athlete’s B-sample also confirmed the presence of EPO. Synthetic EPO is banned in sport. It drastically improves oxygen delivery to muscles and is used illegally by endurance athletes. Lance Armstrong admitted to using synthetic EPO during... Read More

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce that it had a constructive meeting yesterday with the Russian Ministry of Sport in Frankfurt, Germany -- the first such meeting to be held since the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) was declared non-compliant at WADA's Foundation Board meeting on 18 November. WADA confirms that a delegation, headed by Director General, David... Read More

Agency commits to leading the charge in protecting the clean athlete Commission recommends that WADA is reinforced with significant new resources to undertake additional responsibilities required Montreal, 9 November 2015 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has welcomed the thorough Report into widespread doping allegations issued by the WADA Independent Commission. The Richard Pound-chaired Commission – which held a specially... Read More

Cancer survivor takes on year-long endurance adventure Chantel Rall is not one to back off from a challenge. The cancer survivor and sports blogger has completed some of the country's top endurance events since being diagnosed three years ago.    Now she is in the midst of a massive year-long challenge that will culminate in taking on the world’s foremost mountain bike stage race, the Absa Cape Epic, and... Read More