Athletics

Rival of Pearson faces eight-year ban for anti-doping ‘tampering’

Olympic gold-winning hurdler Brianna Rollins-McNeal – a long time rival of Sally Pearson – could be banned for eight years after being provisionally suspended for an anti-doping violation, track and field's doping agency announced on Thursday. Rollins-McNeal is the reigning 100-metre hurdles Olympic champion after winning in Rio, and in 2013 she became a world […]

Athletics

Russia’s sporting future at stake as CAS hearing starts on Monday

Russia’s sporting future is at stake in a four-day hearing which starts in Switzerland on Monday. The World Anti-Doping Agency declared the country’s anti-doping agency, RUSADA, non-compliant with its code in December last year over alleged manipulation of laboratory data. It imposed a series of sanctions, including a four-year ban on Russian teams competing in […]