Several times a week, Sportaccord informs the international federations (i.e. the Anti-Doping Committee Chair) of various doping cases around the world and provide information relative to doping products. All this information is forwarded to the Anti-Doping Committee members and to the Council members.

You will find below some of these cases and other interesting information. The list below is updated on a regular basis.

Bernard Pepin
ADC Chair

Liver damage and dietary supplements
http://www.jwatch.org/fw109253/2014/09/05/increases-liver-injury-related-herbal-and-dietary?query=pfwRS

Italian cyclist Massimiliano Susini’s B sample analysis confirms A sample adverse finding for metabolite of cocaine.
http://www.coni.it/it/attivita-istituzionali/antidoping/8736-le-controanalisi-confermano-
la-positivit%C3%A0-di-massimiliano-susini-ciclismo.html

Two horses have adverse findings on drug tests at World Equestrian Games.
http://tvnz.co.nz/othersports-news/doping-cloud-hangs-over-french-olympic-eventers-6074030

Irish horse trainer Philip Fenton on trial for alleged steroid possession. Trial date October 23.
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/sep/04/philip-fenton-steroids-case-court-23-october

http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0904/641425-trainer-had-steroids-in-stables/

Research on genes gives clues to their role in the bodies of animals.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/02/science/human-fly-worm-dna.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimesscience

Two Florida men charged with possession with intent to sell steroids.
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/local-news/crime/2-men-charged-with-possession-intent-to-sell-illegal-steroids_72201038

Raid on Sydney home leads to discovery of $365,000 worth of steroids.
https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/24836352/steroid-lab-found-in-sydney-home-raid/

Russian race walking coach Viktor Kolesnikov is suspended.
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/russia-suspends-race-walking-official

Study indicates that HGH use by children may increase stroke risk.
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/22/growth-hormone-for-children-may-increase-stroke-risk/?ref=health