Super Bowl 50

Sun, Feb 7, 2016

Get the latest Super Bowl news >>

Super Bowl Commercials
Broncos Win Super Bowl 50
Home of Super Bowl 50
Watch Now 16 Things to Know Full Coverage

WADA proposes Olympic ban for doping offenders wire reports

LONDON -- The World Anti-Doping Agency is proposing that athletes found guilty of serious doping offenses could be banned from the next Olympics.

A revised draft of the WADA code could suspend drug cheats for one Olympic cycle even if their original ban has been served before the games.

The rule change comes after the British Olympic Association lost its bid last month to keep a lifetime ban for doping offenders ahead of the London Games.

The revision of the WADA code will be discussed by sports governing bodies for consultation before it can be approved in 2013.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre