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  1. Sport - DOPING

    Kenyan sport rife with illegal performance-enhancers, report finds

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 11:03am by AP

    ... in 2012 that there was widespread doping among the East African nation’s outstanding distance runners, saying the blood-boosting drug EPO and other prohibited substances were easily available from ... the report said, and it urged the country to introduce anti-doping legislation. “A lot of prohibited substances, some recreational, others sophisticated, are commonly abused across all sports,” ...

  2. Sport - Racing - DOPING

    US seeks laws to put Usada in charge of horse racing

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 10:29pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... rigged." Horses are dying, and jockeys are being maimed because of out-of-control abuse of legal and illegal drugs in horseracing Congressman Joe Pitts According to information cited by Senator ... of out-of-control abuse of legal and illegal drugs in horseracing," Pitts said. "The US is the only developed nation where doping in the sport is routinely ignored. After decades of promises ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    34 Aussie Rules players charged in doping investigation

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:19pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Melbourne Probe focused on banned supplements at Essendon club in Melbourne 34 Aussie Rules players face drugs charges Australia's national anti-doping agency charged 34 current and former Australian Rules football players with drugs violations, rocking the country's richest and most well-attended sport. The charges are the culmination of a 16-month ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Drug testing for Sochi Winter Games will be the most stringent yet

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 09:53pm by Associated Press and Reuters

    ... Agencies in Johannesburg More sophisticated and increased doping checks will occur for 2014 event, says Thomas Bach Drug cheats beware, IOC chief Bach warns Tests for banned substances will be more stringent than ever for the 2014 Winter Olympics, the new International Olympic Committee (IOC) president said yesterday. Athletes will undergo 1,269 pre-competition checks- over 400 more ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Court of Arbitration for Sport slams 'sloppy' dope testers in Jamaica

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:36pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Panel takes aim at nation's ability to conduct effective anti-drug programme as it explains reasons for clearing Campbell-Brown Top court slams 'sloppy' Jamaica dope testers The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) blasted Jamaican anti-doping officials for the mishandling of a drug test by sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown that led to a successful appeal ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Jamaica urged to respond to claims of lax drug-testing

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press Anti-doping agency boss says insider's revelations must be dealt with quickly Jamaica is urged to respond to drug claims The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency says Jamaican officials need to respond soon to accusations from a former insider who alleges drug-testing procedures are lax. Writing this week in Sports Illustrated, Renee Anne Shirley, ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Anti-doping chief names China as key drugs supplier

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London World Anti-Doping Agency chief believes 99pc of performance-enhancing substances originate on the mainland China is key drugs supplier, Fahey says China remains the "major source of supply" for illegal performance-enhancing drugs, according to World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) president John Fahey. His comments came after Wada ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Coach slams drug probe into Australian rugby league teams

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 03:31pm by Reuters in Melbourne, Australia

    ... that none of their players had tested positive to banned performance-enhancing drugs. Penrith boss Phil Gould was pleased he was “much clearer” about the scope of the investigations, while Newcastle ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Anti-doping crusader Ben Johnson returns to scene of his 100m shame

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul 25 years on, Johnson returns to scene of the crime Disgraced drug cheat Ben Johnson returned yesterday to Seoul's Olympic Stadium, 25 years to the day ... which calls for new strategies to combat continued drug use in athletics. The sport has been rocked by a string of doping cases, including high-profile athletes Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Essendon Bombers first domino to fall in AFL anti-doping probe

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... in AFL drugs probe A seven-month probe into the use of performance-enhancing drugs in Australian sport has scalped one of the country's most powerful franchises in the Essendon Bombers, ... banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Stephen Dank, a sports scientist who helped Essendon source supplements and set up their programme, has denied giving players banned drugs. But Dank's ...




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