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  1. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    German Olympic boss launches probe into dope decades

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, AFP, AP

    ... Agencies in Berlin Academic report detailing widespread systemic drug use in former West Germany prompts set up of an independent body to analyse data German Olympic boss starts probe on dope decades The German Olympic Committee has asked an independent body to analyse an academic report on organised doping in the former West Germany, its president Thomas Bach said. "We ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

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

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

    ... of the three-time Olympic gold medallist's two-year ban. In a scathing 58-page report explaining the decision to uphold Campbell-Brown's appeal, a CAS panel cited errors in the collection ... banned for 18 months by a Jamaican panel after they tested positive for a banned stimulant in 2013. Both have appealed their suspensions to CAS. Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall, was also ...

  3. 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

    ... 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 ... Olympic Winter Games," he told delegates at the World Conference on Doping in Sport in Johannesburg. Bach, who replaced Jacques Rogge as Olympic chief in September, supported more stringent ...

  4. Sport - Racing - DOPING

    US seeks laws to put Usada in charge of horse racing

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

    ... and in what amounts, a trainer may be suspended for triggering too many positive tests in one state, yet welcomed in another. Tygart likened it to the Olympic competitions of the 1990s, before ... for sport. Everyone who was around at that time will acknowledge that the Olympic rings were tarnished. And that was bad for business." Similar thinking is driving horse racing legislation, ...

  5. 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 ... would eventually be caught doping, including Lewis, who it was later revealed had tested positive at the US Olympic trials that year. Johnson has admitted to years of steroid use, although he ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Jamaica urged to respond to claims of lax drug-testing

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

    ... she wrote, and just one out-of-competition test was done between February 2012 and the start of the London Olympics five months later. When she raised various concerns, no Jadco or cabinet ... and field than countries 10 times its size. Led by Usain Bolt, Jamaican sprinters had a dominant run at the London Olympics, winning a record haul of 12 medals, surpassing the 11 they won in Beijing ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Report lifts lid on West Germany's doping past

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... was put together by researchers at Berlin's Humboldt University on behalf of the German Olympic Sports Confederation, with Giselher Spitzer as the project leader. It was completed in April, ... also said that German athletes received about 1,200 injections of Berolase and thioctacid at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. They weren't banned at the time and were supposed to improve ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Disgraced Johnson now fights the other corner

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Mary Pilon Former superstar sprinter hopes his experience at 1988 Olympics will deter others from cheating Disgraced Johnson now fights the other corner It has been nearly 25 years since the "dirtiest race in history", the Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson's gold-medal-winning, and steroid-infused, 100-metre dash at the Seoul Olympics. On Wednesday, a few weeks short ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Ian Thorpe 'happy' at demise of Lance Armstrong

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Doha Australian swimming legend backs US drugs agency during Doha Goals sports conference Thorpe 'happy' at Armstrong demise Former Olympic swimming ... also uncovered doping in roller skating, a non-Olympic discipline. The sport has been carrying out very sophisticated doping programmes we have never seen before. They were carried out ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Wada proposes doubling bans in wake of Lance Armstrong doping scandal

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at that the four-year [penalty], it certainly, invariably, will take out somebody competing at the next Olympics once it's imposed. "It covers some of the things that certainly the Olympic movement believed ought to have been covered with their own rule in the past." Wada has previously come under fire, notably from the British Olympic Association (BOA). BOA chairman Colin Moynihan ...




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