• IBU lifts meldonium ban of junior world champion Latypov

    SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — The International Biathlon Union has lifted the provisional suspension of Russian two-time junior world champion Eduard Latypov after WADA relaxed its guidelines for meldonium cases last month.

  • WADA suspends accreditation of Africa’s only doping lab

    MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday suspended the accreditation of the drug-testing laboratory in South Africa, the only accredited facility in Africa and the latest lab to be stopped from working.

  • Belarus tennis player escapes punishment over meldonium

    LONDON (AP) — A player from Belarus has escaped punishment after testing positive for meldonium, the same substance found in Maria Sharapova’s sample at the Australian Open, the International Tennis Federation says.

  • Russia tops doping in 2014, athletics has most cases

    MONTREAL (AP) — Russia was responsible for more doping violations than any other country in 2014, while track and field was the sport with the worst doping record over the year, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency.