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  1. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... ago, the Athens Olympics was branded as the dirtiest Games. By the time the flame was extinguished, 24 doping violations had been uncovered. That was double the previous high- 12 at the Los ... 'We are making major progress against doping because it is becoming more and more difficult to cheat.' That might be so. But it hasn't been a deterrent. The rewards are too great. ...

  2. Equestrianism on its last legs, admits princess

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of dressage as the biggest worry for the sport whose image also took a battering following the six doping cases at the 2008 Olympics- five of them in showjumping and one in dressage. 'The FEI has ... by the outcome of other events in Sha Tin- her warning coming in the wake of an Olympic fortnight of infighting and doping scandals that rocked the sport. The horses of four showjumpers- Norway's ...

  3. Rogge jets into HK and promises Young probe

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... official launch for the Fifth East Asian Games in 2009. In a brief interview, Rogge declared his hard stance on doping, said Iraq would take part in the Athens Olympics next year and said he ... for an investigation into doping allegations against Young. Last week, the Los Angeles Times revealed that the American runner was allowed to compete in the Sydney Olympics despite a positive drug test. ...

  4. Everyone has grown used to the sorry litany of drug-cheating athletes

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... That showjumping horses are the latest victims of doping is sad but no surprise, writes ALVIN SALLAY Just when you thought it was safe to get on your horse and ride happily into the sunset ... Spanish cyclist Isabel Moreno and Greek hurdler Fani Halkia, while Ukraine heptathlete Lyudmila Blonska is under investigation for doping and could join the outcasts. IOC spokeswoman Giselle ...

  5. Fifth horse fails Olympic drug test

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'B' samples confirm doping of four others, including Norwegian bronze medallist A fifth horse has failed a drugs test at the Olympic equestrian events in Hong Kong, ... Games were also marred by four doping cases- two of them in showjumping; Irish rider Cian O'Connor and Germany's Ludger Beerbaum lost gold medals. ...

  6. Norwegian hopes to repeat feat

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... when Germany was disqualified after Ludger Beerbaum's horse tested positive for doping. 'People have been whining for the past four years that we won the gold by default. We won fair ... for doping. He was handed the gold medal in a ceremony in Rio de Janeiro. Pessoa will be hoping to repeat his performance- this time accepting his medal on the podium at the Olympics. But the field ...

  7. Hong Kong earns high praise after grand show

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... pictured). If the judging was contentious, the athletes, too, came under the spotlight after six doping cases were uncovered. All of these added to the inherent dangers of cross-country- luckily ...

  8. Macau passes test with flying colours... now for HK

    Posted Nov 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... with Alvin Sallay They served 171,905 meals during these games and used up 40,000 litres of petrol for VIP transportation. One world record and seven Asian records were set while 163 athletes or teams broke 48 games records, and 139 urine samples were sent to Beijing for doping tests. As the curtain came down on the fourth East Asian Games last night, Macau can pat itself ...

  9. HK will spend $1b on sports venues for 2009 Games

    Posted Oct 31st 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... works will include thematic designs, renovation works, additional new facilities as well as installation of facilities for doping control and a media centre. 'The total cost will amount ...

  10. 'Bright as the dawn'

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in Hong Kong were overshadowed by a string of doping cases with half-a-dozen horses failing tests. Is the sport raddled with drugs and how should this mess be cleaned up? Phillips is serious, ...



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