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  1. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Prime minister says Jamaica standing by athletes

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 10:52am by Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica

    ... Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica Jamaica’s leader says the Caribbean country is standing by its athletes after two of the island’s marquee sprinters and three others tested positive ... national pride.” But she says Jamaican athletes “need to be far more vigilant” about taking supplements which could possibly contain prohibited substances. Former 100-meter world-record holder ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Six new doping cases revealed by IAAF

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 02:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris The International Athletics Federation (IAAF) on Friday announced that a re-testing of samples from the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki has revealed six new cases of doping. “The six adverse findings involving Andrei Mikhnevich, Ivan Tsikhan, Vadim Devyatovskiy, Tatyana Kotova, Nazdeya Ostapchuk and Olga Kuzenkova have resulted ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Athletes stripped of medals for doping at 2004 Olympic Games

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... name will be revealed later by the IOC because of a delay in the procedure of the athlete's test. Since the Athens Games, all dope tests taken at the Olympics have been stored in a large ...

  4. Banned for athletes- and farmers

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Clenbuterol is used for chronic breathing disorders such as asthma. It is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned substance list because it can stimulate the beta-2 receptors, which in turn help an athlete to build muscle by allowing the body to release and burn more stored fat. This is why it's used by livestock farmers to enhance lean pork. The most ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    'Careless action' that may have cost cyclist Steven Wong everything

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Rider insists skin cream caused positive test, as star Lee says athletes need to be more careful 'Careless action' may have cost Wong everything ... as a professional athlete because I just basically used it and didn't consult the team doctor or any other resources. Now I am carrying the consequences myself." London Olympic Games bronze ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC to re-test samples from Turin Winter Olympics

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... kept every sample given by top athletes since the 2004 Games in Athens in a huge freezer at its anti-doping laboratory in Lausanne, Switzerland, in the hope that previously undetected doping ... three other athletes whose blood levels indicated traces of the erythropoietin Cera, which at the time had just come on to the market and a test for which was only finalised during the Games. ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CONTROVERSY

    Australian love affair with sport in danger of becoming an abusive relationship

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... prime minister Kevin Rudd urged caution, saying it was important to establish the facts because he was concerned every athlete in the country "is now walking around with a total cloud over ... a former national swim coach who spent his eighth Olympics in the athletes village at London as an activities support coordinator with the Australian Olympic Committee. "We all like to win, ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Spanish anti-doping agency to appeal ruling

    Posted May 01st 2013, 11:42am by Agence France-Presse in Madrid, Spain

    ... trial Fuentes said he worked with clients from other sports including football, tennis, athletics and boxing but he did not name them. Under Spanish law Fuentes will not have to go to jail ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    LeMond says get drug testing out of UCI

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 11:47am by Associated Press in Austin, Texas

    ... demanded we drop the case,” Bock said. Betsy Andreu said doping in sports won’t clean up until athletes face criminal charges for cheating. A federal criminal grand jury had investigated Armstrong but prosecutors dropped the case in February last year without explanation. “Make doping a crime. Athletes don’t want to face jail,” Andreu said. Bock said riders are tired of living in the shadows about ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD

    Baseball's sinners have become anti-drug crusaders

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... All-Star Ryan Braun, Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz, Toronto Blue Jays slugger Melky Cabrera and Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon. There is no greater sinner in baseball today than ...




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