It was prescribed by Russia team doctors, who told him it would help strengthen his heart. Meldonium was added the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned list at the beginning of 2016. DNA, 1 month ago
USADA says banned Russia swimmer failed drug test - Business Standard, 1 month ago
Russia doping scandal: Banned swimmer Nikita Lobintsev using meldonium for past seven years, says USADA - First Post.com, 1 month ago
‘This is a spineless attempt to appear as the nice guy to both sides’ ‘Athletes are not more vocal about this, especially those with a powerful voice in Olympic sport’ IMAGE. Great Britain's Greg Rutherford in action during the long jump. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford has branded the International Olympic Committee's decision not to impose a blanket ban on Russia at next month's Rio Games as "spineless" and expressed ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected clarion calls for Russia to be banned from next months Rio Olympics over the nations doping record, offering athletes a lifeline by ruling that decisions on individual competitors will be left to the ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
‘The surprise result of the Sochi investigation was the revelation of the extent of State oversight and directed control of the Moscow Laboratory in processing and covering up urine samples of Russian athletes from virtually all sports before and after the Sochi Games’ IMAGE: Russian track and field athletes have appealed against their ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport . Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images. With the Rio Olympics less than three weeks away, the IOC ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Ksenyia Ryzhova of Russia, second right, looks on with team-mates after competing in the women's 4x100 metres relay. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images. Several anti-doping agencies, including those of the United States and Canada, want a complete ban on Russia competing at the Rio Olympics if next week's key report into allegations of state-backed doping at the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics is damning, they said on Saturday. Russia's track and field athletes are ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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