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  1. career in jeopardy as Liaoning keeper Liu tests positive for 'ice' and marijuana

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Meryl Chow Liaoning Zhongyu keeper Liu Jiansheng has tested positive for methamphetamine and marijuana, according to reports yesterday. Methamphetamine is commonly referred ... to protest his innocence after tests found ephedrine in his urine sample last November. Zhang was suspended for six months. Liu's troubles began to build late last month when he was suspended ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that things are better since [disgraced Olympic athlete] Ben Johnson. If anything Ben Johnson's getting caught promoted drug use. He won.' The cost of drug testing and legal ramifications ... Legalising drug use in sport may be an option The recent announcement in the United States of the formation of a joint anti-doping research programme is too little and probably too late. ...

  3. Drug-busters test eight players in swoop on SAR

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ...-busters on Monday night as part of the world governing body's crusade against illegal and performance-enhancing drugs. 'The IRB carried out a surprise drugs test on our squad. They arrived ... the sport clean and also to ensure that the 4th RWC Sevens in Hong Kong will be free of drug controversy, the IRB is undertaking extensive out-of-competition testing on all 24 unions who will appear ...

  4. Drug-testing programme to be expanded

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice Sevens players will be subjected to out-of-competition drug testing next season. At the moment, the players are tested only at tournaments and in training in the days before the event. 'We have never done this before,' said Mark Egan, the International Rugby Board's representative at the Hong Kong Sevens. 'Next season we will be testing anywhere, ...

  5. Mainland says criticism of testing policy unfair

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing Pressuring China to drastically increase the number of dope tests is unfair, say top mainland anti-doping officials. Jiang Zhixue, deputy chief of the science and educational department of the State General Sports Administration (SGSA), said China was already at the forefront in trying to catch cheats. 'With 9,400 plus tests- 74 per cent of which were ...

  6. 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 ... hurdles at the 2008 world championships, yet tested positive for both clenbuterol methylhexaneamine. The Spanish federation initially cleared her, but WADA challenged it at the CAS, which handed ...

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

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

    ... their performances at next year's games. 'Competitors' test samples will remain on file and will be tested whenever new detection methods become available,' he said. 'This will act ... of the world's leading experts, who said athletes would be able to cheat without detection at next year's Beijing Olympics. Expert Peter Sonksen told the BBC the test for HGH was 'useless' ...

  8. Hong Kong escalates war on doping

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa New $3 million body to help athletes 'fight temptation' Hong Kong sport will join the war on performance-enhancing drugs when an anti-doping agency is put in place ... the official said. 'With more and more money involved in professional sports, it is more tempting for athletes to use performance-enhancing drugs.' At the moment only athletes in the elite ...

  9. Chinese teen star's splash causing ripple effects

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and 'disturbing', despite her drug tests coming back clean and the International Olympic Committee stepping in to defend her. In Sino-academic and political circles, the reaction to Ye's prowess has ... awash with claims, counterclaims and flat denials over the use of drugs propel the young star through the water like no woman before her, Ye- seemingly unaffected by the furore- smashed ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SPORTS DIGEST

    Sports Digest

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

    ... testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid. Two urine samples taken from the Belarusian before and after her win last Monday tested positive for metenolone, the International Olympic Committee ... 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. ...




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