Stories tagged: doping
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 6:39 P.M.
CAS says Nesta Carter has appealed against doping ban
The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Nesta Carter has filed an appeal against his doping ban, a sanction that caused Usain Bolt to lose one of his nine Olympic …
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 9:44 P.M.
Kazakhstan says biathletes tested clean after doping raid
Kazakhstan’s top sports official says the country’s biathletes passed doping tests following a police raid which seized medical equipment and drugs at the world championships. Austrian police raided the Kazakh …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 8:25 P.M.
Russian Olympic champion Maria Savinova stripped of gold, banned
Russian runner Maria Savinova has been stripped of her 2012 Olympic gold medal for doping, putting Caster Semenya in line to take to the title. Savinova, who won the 800-meter …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 6:36 P.M.
Biathlon body suspends Russian for suspected doping
Ekaterina Glazyrina of Russia was suspended on suspicion of doping by the International Biathlon Union, hours before she was to race at the world championships on Friday. Glazyrina was suspended …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 6:35 P.M.
Kazakhstan denies doping after police raid biathlon team
Kazakhstan’s government denies its national biathlon team has been doping after Austrian police raided the team’s hotel and seized medical equipment. Elsiyar Kanagatov, who chairs the government’s Sports and Fitness …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 6:27 P.M.
Therese Johaug given 13-month ban by Norwegian anti-doping agency
Norwegian anti-doping authorities have banned cross-country skier Therese Johaug for 13 months. The ban was backdated to Oct. 18, 2016, meaning Johaug will be back in time for next season’s …
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 9:44 P.M.
IAAF: Ex-Sebastian Coe aide lied over payment, can still work in sport
IAAF President Sebastian Coe’s former right-hand man has admitted lying about a receiving a payment, but the former aide has been cleared by the governing body’s ethics panel to continue …
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016, 8:11 P.M.
Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin fails doping test, loses title shot
World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman says Alexander Povetkin has failed a doping test and sanctioning for the Russian heavyweight’s title bout against Bermane Stiverne has been withdrawn. Povetkin had …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 6:30 P.M.
Ukrainian biathlete given 1-year doping ban for meldonium
Ukrainian biathlete Olga Abramova has been banned for a year after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 7:47 P.M.
IOC asks Russia for records of anti-doping procedures
The IOC is asking Russia to provide details of how anti-doping procedures were carried out over a five-year period as the Olympic body investigates the country’s drug scandals.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 9:51 P.M.
In Brief: World Anti-Doping Agency confirms Russian hack of Rio Olympic drug-testing database
The World Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday that a Russian government hacking group had gained access to a database containing drug-test results and confidential medical data from last month’s Olympics in …
FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2016, 6:59 P.M.
Lilly King embraces role as unofficial spokeswoman for clean sport
Swimming star Lilly King is holding her ground on doping.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 9:32 P.M.
Digest: Lee leads Women’s British Open
Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women’s British Open, leaving her a stroke ahead entering the weekend at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club …
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016, 11:54 A.M.
IOC: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008-2012 samples
Forty-five more athletes, including 31 medalists, have been caught for doping after retesting of samples from the last two Summer Olympics, the IOC said Friday.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016, 9:47 P.M.
In brief: WADA reinstates drug testing lab
The World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday it has reinstated the laboratory that will carry out drug testing for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, which start in just over two weeks.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016, 7:56 P.M.
Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday
Russia’s top Olympic official expects a final decision by Sunday on whether the entire Russian team will be banned from next month’s games in Rio de Janeiro over allegations of …
TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016, 8:16 P.M.
IOC seeks legal advice on banning Russia from Rio Olympics
International Olympic officials will “explore the legal options” for a potential total ban on Russia from the games in Rio de Janeiro, and are taking measures to punish athletes and …
SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016, 6:28 P.M.
Anti-doping leader: Russian probe has not been compromised
Suggestions that the release of draft letters urging Russia’s total ban from the Olympics have compromised the investigation into Russian doping are nonsense, an international anti-doping leader said Sunday.
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016, 9:53 P.M.
Digest: Henderson takes lead at Sahalee
Brooke Henderson made an early hole-in-one and birdied her final two holes to take the early lead Thursday in the Women’s PGA Championship, the second of the LPGA Tour’s five …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016, 10:12 A.M.
Maria Sharapova suspended for 2 years for doping
Maria Sharapova was suspended from tennis for two years Wednesday for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open, and immediately responded by saying she would appeal the decision to …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 9:10 P.M.
In Brief: Murray into French Open SF against ‘15 champ
Andy Murray alternated between brilliant and bad for the better part of two sets Wednesday before righting things to reach his fourth French Open semifinal in Paris, beating No. 9 …
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 8:20 P.M.
Newsmakers: Illinois dismisses Nunn
Dismissed Illinois on Tuesday dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery. Withdrawn Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson, Ike Iroegbu and Conor …
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016, 4:14 P.M.
Russia has doping problem and is ‘sorry,’ says minister
Russia has a “problem” with doping and is “very sorry” that its cheating athletes were not caught sooner, the country’s sports minister said.
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016, 7:57 P.M.
’60 Minutes:’ WADA received 200 emails from whistleblower
A whistleblower who uncovered systemic doping inside Russia’s track team told “60 Minutes” he sent 200 emails and 50 letters about the cheating to the World Anti-Doping Agency, which told …
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016, 5:14 P.M.
‘60 Minutes’ report: Russian gold medalists took steroids
Four Russian gold-medal winners at the Sochi Olympics used performance-enhancing drugs, the whistleblowers who exposed systemic cheating in that country’s track program tell “60 Minutes” in an interview to air …
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016, 7:08 A.M.
Rafael Nadal wants his drug-test results made public
Fed up of being accused of doping, Rafael Nadal has written to the president of the International Tennis Federation and asked for all of his drug-test results and blood profile …
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 8:07 P.M.
IOC will remove itself from doping cases in Rio
In a major change in the handling of positive drug tests at the Olympics, the IOC is set to remove itself from the process and have a group of independent …
MONDAY, AUG. 3, 2015
Doping scandal hits international track and field
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Three weeks before the world championships, track and field was thrown into turmoil by new accusations of widespread doping and experts denouncing an anti-doping system compromised …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015
Sky airs Chris Froome data as Tour de France nears Alpine finale
SISTERON, France – The team of Tour de France leader Chris Froome bowed to pressure Tuesday and released data about his riding power, heart rate and pedaling rhythm, hoping to …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 13, 2014, 9:31 A.M.
Vikings’ Peterson booked and released on child abuse charge
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the …