John Fahey

  • Lance Armstrong case 'done and dusted' says WADA chief November 12, 2013

    Johannesburg: Only American antidoping authorities can lift Lance Armstrong's life ban from cycling and any review of his case would require powerful reasons, World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey said on Tuesday, adding that he felt the issue was "done and dusted". "The only ones who can reopen (it),...
  • Australia sports must cough up more for antidoping: WADA February 8, 2013

    Melbourne: An explosive report lifting the lid on "widespread" use of performance enhancing drugs in Australian sport showed the country's professional leagues had patently failed to build robust antidoping regimes, WADA chief John Fahey has said. The government report released on Thursday, the result of a yearlong probe by Australia's top...
  • WADA boss dismisses Armstrong's 'clean after 2005' claim January 19, 2013

    Lance Armstrong's assertion that he did not take performanceenhancing drugs after his seventh and final Tour de France victory in 2005 has been dismissed by the president of the World AntiDoping Agency (WADA). Armstrong admitted years of systematic doping in an interview with chat show host Oprah Winfrey on Thursday but...
  • Armstrong dope case a warning to potential cheats, says WADA October 19, 2012

    Shanghai: American cyclist Lance Armstrong's fall from grace sent a clear message to sportsmen and women around the world that the antidoping agencies are determined to catch drug cheats no matter who they are, World Antidoping Agency (WADA) head John Fahey said here Friday. Last week US AntiDoping Agency (USADA)...
  • Armstrong should lose Tour titles: WADA chief August 24, 2012

    World AntiDoping Agency (WADA) chief John Fahey has told Reuters that American cyclist Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight doping charges meant there was substance' to those allegations and that he should be stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. Armstrong on Thursday said he would no longer fight charges...
  • WADA banned 107 athletes before Olympics July 25, 2012

    London: More than 100 athletes have been kept out of the London Olympics because of doping suspensions. World AntiDoping Agency President John Fahey on Tuesday announced the results of a programme designed to test athletes under suspicion before they arrived in London. Till midJune, at least 107 athletes drew doping bans,...