Contemplating the ashes of the current world anti-doping regime and the consequences of its forfeited credibility for the long-term marketability of Olympic sport, Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, is looking for help.

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"Protective measures" have been threatened by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) if "immediate action" is not taken to rectify the row between sporting and Governmental authorities in Kenya.

Read more: IOC threaten suspension of National Olympic Committee of Kenya if sporting row not "rectified...

Joao Havelange, the divisive former president of world football’s governing body Fifa, has died today (Tuesday) at the age of 100.

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International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has admitted there is the "potential" for athletes to exploit the Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) system after confidential medical information from a host of competitors was made public following a series of cyber-attacks.

Read more: Coe admits "potential" for TUEs to be exploited but defends IAAF system

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has taken note of the views expressed by some concerning the timing of publication of the Agency’s independent McLaren Investigation Report, which was published by Professor Richard H. McLaren on 18 July, exposing Russian State manipulation of the doping control process; and, the Agency’s subsequent recommendations -- both that led to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision of 24 July.

Read more: WADA STATEMENT CLARIFIES TIMING OF MCLAREN INVESTIGATION REPORT AND STATES FACTS RELATED TO...