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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/article/1484381/court-arbitration-sport-slams-sloppy-dope-testers-jamaica
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1362163/us-seeks-laws-put-usada-charge-horse-racing
  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

    ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1355297/drug-testing-sochi-winter-games-will-be-most-stringent-yet
  4. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1298656/jamaica-urged-respond-quickly-insiders-claims-lax-drug-testing
  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 ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1316984/anti-doping-crusader-ben-johnson-returns-scene-his-100m-shame
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1300130/essendon-bombers-first-domino-fall-afl-anti-doping-probe
  7. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Disgraced Johnson now fights the other corner

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

    ... biggest stars. "I'm sorry to say that the drugs overshadowed my great ability that God gifted me," Johnson said, "because you know, even in 1988, no one could react faster than me off the gun." I’m sorry to say that the drugs overshadowed my great ability that God gifted me Ben Johnson He said he had felt pressured to use steroids. "As a youngster, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1305820/disgraced-johnson-now-fights-other-corner
  8. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Coach at centre of AFL doping scandal defends actions

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

    ... in writing last year to senior figures at the club about the "ludicrous" supplements programme, saying drugs were given to players without his knowledge and that "we are playing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1300155/coach-centre-afl-doping-scandal-defends-actions
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1149597/wada-names-china-key-drugs-supplier
  10. 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 ... Germany was actively involved in experimenting with performance- enhancing drugs such as anabolic steroids, testosterone, amphetamines and erythropoietin (EPO), financed by taxpayers' money. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1294756/german-olympic-committee-boss-thomas-bach-launches-probe-1970s

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