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

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

    ... comes the news the showjumping competition is drug-ridden- still. If Typhoon Nuri was causing all sorts of consternation and hullabaloo at the main press venue in Sha Tin yesterday afternoon, rumours that drugs had finally hit the Hong Kong event added to the surreal feeling. They spread like wildfire once the start list for last night's finale- the individual showjumping ...

  2. 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, in the latest blow to the troubled sport. United States dressage rider Courtney King's horse Mythilus has tested positive for an anti-inflammatory pain reliever, the International Equestrian ...

  3. Say no to taking drugs but yes to eating glass

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Tom Romeo Coronel loves the limelight- and what better way to be the centre of attraction than by eating glass. The Dutchman, who still has to win a title in Macau despite six years of participation, is an undisputed champion when it comes to ...

  4. Alvin Sallay

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

    ... Alvin Sallay D is for drugs. It is also for doctor- Dr Julian Chang, the chief medical officer of the Hong Kong Olympic squad. The good doctor is a cynic. He says, get ready to be fooled in Beijing. 'I have become very cynical,' admits Chang. 'Next month, we will be watching all the action from Beijing, but how sure are we the athletes are not on drugs. Just look ...

  5. Rogge jets into HK and promises Young probe

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

    ... authorities had turned a blind eye to runner Jerome Young's alleged positive drug test before the Games. 'We have to be sure that the exoneration by the US Olympic Committee was valid. ... 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. ...

  6. Equestrianism on its last legs, admits princess

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

    ... King, whose horse Mythilus tested positive for felbinac, a banned anti-inflammatory drug. All the six cases returned positive tests with the 'B' samples, too. The riders have appealed ... was found to have tested positive for an illegal substance and a similar fate befell Ireland's Cian O'Connor in the individual event. Apart from the drug controversy, the widely held ...

  7. Ain't that Lamazing! Gold caps Canadian's comeback from ban

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

    ... Alvin Sallay Former outcast Eric Lamaze- twice banned for drug abuse- completed a remarkable journey from the depths of despair to the heights of Olympic glory when he grabbed gold in the individual showjumping event at Sha Tin last night. Canada's Lamaze, riding Hickstead, beat Sweden's Rolf-Goran Bengtsson on Ninja in a tense jump-off to lift the final gold medal on offer ...

  8. '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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