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  1. Stay drug-free, Chinese athletes told

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... if they are caught using performance-enhancing drugs, a high-ranking Chinese official said yesterday. General Administration of Sports anti-doping official Shi Kangcheng also warned doctors, coaches and officials would not be spared as the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) has declared war on drugs offenders and their accomplices. The COC, still mindful of the embarrassing drugs scandal that involved ...

  2. 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 to two years, but lost in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - SPORTS DIGEST

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

    ... 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. ...

  4. Chinese teen star's splash causing ripple effects

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  5. Mainland to step up fight against drugs

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... possible drug-related embarrassments before and during next year's Olympics. While the State Sports General Administration- which is usually responsible for anti-doping efforts- will reinforce its house-cleaning initiatives among athletes and coaches, officials from the national drug safety watchdog and the Ministry of Health have been ordered to crack down harder than ever ...

  6. Letters

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

    ... 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. Nonetheless, it is a belated admission that drug use in sport is rampant. The modern-day athlete is lured by big money and pressured by an exhausting schedule that prompted a five-time Tour de France ...

  7. Anti-doping drive to go on past 2008

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Peter Simpson

    ... Jiangying, vice-director of the administration's policy and regulation department, said yesterday the crackdown would be extended to make a drug-free, level playing field a regular feature ... potential drug-related scandals before and during next year's Olympics. While the State Sports General Administration will reinforce its initiatives among athletes and coaches, officials from ...

  8. Doctor tracks down the drug cheats in sport

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... laboratory, helping to expose drug cheats in sport, an interest he has been pur When did you offer to join the anti-doping programme? I first read about doping in 1988 when Ben Johnson was stripped ... I filed my application and got admitted after going through a series of examinations. What is your job like as a drug tester? I am at the very bottom of the chain. A tester is obliged to collect ...

  9. Doctor's orders

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Kent Ewing

    ... Hong Kong team physician Julian Chang believes it's futile to continue the war on drugs, but not everyone agrees. Kent Ewing reports As China prepares to host this summer's ... serves as chairman of the East Asian Games Medical Commission, paints a picture of a professional and Olympic sports culture where drug cheats are leagues ahead of drug detectors and where ...

  10. On the hunt for dopers like never before

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... China is going all out to wipe out the drug stigma of yesteryear. Martin Zhou reports Against Beijing's upwardly mobile skyline, the newly finished three-storey building sitting 2km ... in the new structure, which cost more than 10 million yuan, Zhao sees a significant leap forward in China's technical prowess to identify drug cheats and strengthen its long-term commitment ...




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