WADA says Argentina now compliant with anti-doping code

Updated: February 23, 2016, 2:08 AM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- The World Anti-Doping Agency has declared Argentina compliant again with the global anti-doping code.

Argentina had been declared non-compliant due to its national anti-doping agency using non-accredited laboratories for doping tests. WADA says Argentina has resolved the issue.

Argentina was put on the list of non-compliant countries in November last year. Its removal from the list leaves four nations currently still non-compliant with world anti-doping regulations: Andorra, Bolivia, Russia and Ukraine.

Russia has also been banned from international track and field competitions after a WADA report alleged a vast system of state-sponsored doping and cover-ups in the country.


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