Keeping horses drug-free and safe

Photo: Kenneth Chan

The demand in horseracing for a level playing field has been taken up in Hong Kong perhaps more strenuously than elsewhere. There is arguably no more sophisticated drug-testing laboratory than that operated by the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

Saturday, 15 June, 2013, 1:53am

New 'biological passport' tests to detect signs of doping

New 'biological passport' tests to detect signs of doping

Australia's National Rugby League will introduce new "biological passport" drug tests that can spot the signs of doping even after chemicals have left an athlete's body.

25 May 2013 - 5:12am

Short Sport, March 10, 2013

Deron Williams shoots his 11th three against the Wizards.

Deron Williams scored 42 points and set an NBA record by making nine three-point shots in the first half to lead the Brooklyn Nets over the Washington Wizards 95-78. 

10 Mar 2013 - 4:35am

Asia's first drug test for golfers prompted by Olympics

Asian Tour executive chairman Kyi Hla Han. Photo: AFP

As the Asian Tour, the region's biggest circuit, heads into its 10th season, executive chairman Kyi Hla Han said testing was yet to be introduced, but could start next year in tune with demands from the International Olympic Committee.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:07am

Letters to the Editor, February 7, 2013

Our parks need to be more laid-back. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Zero-tolerance approach to doping

I refer to Alvin Sallay's article on cyclist Steven Wong's doping case ("Wong makes us all look like dopes", January 27).

7 Feb 2013 - 2:41am 2 comments

Who said it?

Anti-doping chief Travis Tygart

The evidence is clear he was one of the ringleaders … that pulled off this grand heist

Anti-doping chief Travis Tygart on Lance Armstrong


[Islamist extremists] can threaten the region. And that's where the argument for American involvement comes in

27 Jan 2013 - 1:51am