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  1. Toure, please, don't be even more of a dope

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... been sidelined since March 3 after testing positive for 'a specified substance'. He faces a maximum two-year ban from the World Anti-Doping Agency. Like Australian cricketer Shane ... do- but at the same time they are all drug cheats under the strict rules of their respective sports. Doping violators aren't evil people who wear sinister hoods like the Grim Reaper. ...

  2. Badminton doping case is revisited

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Zhou Mi, badminton's former No 1 in the world, is expected to appear at a press conference today as she renews efforts to clear her name from a two-year doping suspension. The Badminton World Federation imposed the ban 14 months ago after traces of the steroid Clenbuterol were found in her system during a routine dope test in June last ...

  3. Zhou's career is thrown lifeline despite doping ban

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Suspended shuttler Zhou Mi is welcome to seek a post-playing career with the Hong Kong Badminton Association once her two-year doping ban is over, ... the slightest trace of Clenbuterol found in an athlete's body can constitute a doping infringement, which can destroy the whole life's work of an athlete,' said Zhou. 'I would like ...

  4. Racing lab leads anti-doping field

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as to why he should not face the same penalty following his own ketamine positive. 'The most important role of a doping control scientist is to be objective,' Wan said. 'Although we ...

  5. Stewards reject doping link to betting sting

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Jockey Club stewards have dismissed any link between Shahjee's ketamine positive and the massive betting move that preceded his victory in March. The three-year-old was smashed on Derby Day from odds of more than 7-1 to less than 3-1, bef ...

  6. Excuse is possible: chief chemist

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen The chief racing chemist responsible for carrying out the Jockey Club's drug-testing programme, Dr Terence Wan See-ming, admits it is plausible that the Ketamine positive returned by Kevin Leung Ka-wai could have been produced by a smal ...

  7. Banned for athletes- and farmers

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Clenbuterol is used for chronic breathing disorders such as asthma. It is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned substance list because it can stimulate the beta-2 ... words, a public health issue rather than doping. ...

  8. Other cases

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jessica Hardy The American swimmer tested positive during the United States Olympic trials in 2008 and received a one-year ban. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) tried to extend the ban ... the Italian anti-doping agency gave him a one-year ban, citing rules that outline 'strict liability' of what's found inside an athlete's system. Philip Nielsen The Danish cyclist ...

  9. Back on track

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... This year's edition of the Tour de France, with nail-biting tension through to the end, has offered one of the most exciting finishes in years- and without the serious doping blight ... victory were running out. The two previous editions, where he came second, were beset by high-profile doping scandals. This year there was only one, involving Russian Alexandr Kolobnev, who quit ...

  10. Led to the slaughter?

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... insists he must have unwittingly ingested the substance by eating steak. Zhou, too, continues to profess her innocence and press world anti-doping officials to change their rigid stance ... does not occur naturally, and is banned at any level by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The incident sent a stern warning to Hong Kong athletes, as many of them spend a lot of time ...




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