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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SPORTS DIGEST

    Sports Digest

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... is also encouraging for those athletes like myself, who are proud to compete cleanly, that the system works and doping cheats are caught." Reuters Chadwick spurs win over Europeans in Shergar ... Reporter Vaughters admits drug use during cycling career Garmin team chief Jonathan Vaughters, 39, admitted doping during his professional cycling career and called for stronger legislation. ...

  2. 831 days to go

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Fifa: the good, the bad and the ugly... Olympic officials complain about Blatter's utter arrogance over the doping issue, writes Peter Goff It might be the beautiful game, ... 'utter arrogance' towards the Olympic family, one IOC member ranted recently in a Beijing hotel bar. The two organisations have issues- the latest being over doping and football's ...

  3. Olympic Briefs

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... for the Beijing Games for some time now and have expressed their hopes of reaching agreement though a final decision has yet to be made on the contentious issue. Doping keeps baseball on the bench Baseball needs to tackle rampant doping if the sport wants to be reinstated on the Olympic programme, the IOC said this week. Last year baseball and softball were scratched from the 2012 Games ...

  4. IOC vows to catch athletes using new, undetectable drugs

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Peter Simpson

    ... as a strong deterrent,' Rogge added while attending the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) Third World Conference on Doping in Sport in Madrid yesterday. He was reacting to revelations by one ... and would only catch 'a stupid athlete'. 'The test we have is imperfect and it's probable that an awful lot of people who appear to be negative are in fact doping. Until we have ...

  5. Olympic ideals still light the way for Games

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The road to Athens 2004 has been paved with much pessimism. Construction delays, fears over security and pre-competition doping scandals have all cast a shadow over the preparations. ... original ideals manage to survive. How else to explain the determination to weed out the use of performance-enhancing drugs? Hundreds of anti-doping officials have been deployed to make sure ...

  6. Rogge praises legacy of Games

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and few doping cases. He said his most poignant moment was the hug between silver medallist Natalia Paderina of Russia and bronze medallist Nino Salukvadze of Georgia on the medal podium after ...

  7. Smooth Dr Rogge cuts unprepared journalists down to size

    Posted Aug 11th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Fifa boss Sepp Blatter's refusal to sign Wada's (World Anti-Doping Agency) code which all international federations taking part in the Olympics have to comply with, and his threat to take football out of the Olympics. 'I'm amazed, sir, at the question. I was there in Paris on May 20 when Fifa signed the code and agreed to all the requirements of the anti-doping ...

  8. FYI: Who decides which sports make it into the Olympics?

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Hopfner

    ... Olympic Committee (IOC), the same all-powerful body that decides which cities get to host the games and how to deal with doping allegations. To understand why certain events get the thumbs-up, ...



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