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  • Study: Doping testing ineffective, done mostly for show

    ADELAIDE, Australia – Australian researchers say current controls on drug use in sports are doomed to fail and performed largely for show. The University of Adelaide study – titled “Anti-doping …


  • Gay, two others fail drug tests

    The list reads like a Who’s Who among the world’s best sprinters: Jamaican Asafa Powell, the former world-record holder at 100 meters.


  • LeMond: Changes needed

    AUSTIN, Texas – Professional cycling won’t clean up its doping problem until drug testing is run by someone other than the sport’s governing body, former Tour de France winner Greg …


  • Welfare benefits may be tied to drug testing

    OLYMPIA – A measure modeled on a new Utah law would add a potential drug testing requirement to those seeking family welfare benefits in Washington state, but would allow them …


  • Drug procedures studied

    NEW YORK – There may never be a written decision explaining why Ryan Braun’s drug suspension was overturned. The arbitrator who threw out the 50-game suspension of the N.L. MVP …


  • Bouldin worries most about reputation after suspension

    Matt Bouldin took in the Gonzaga- Memphis game from a courtside seat at the Spokane Arena – or pretty much the last place he expected to be the first Saturday …


  • Murray Racks Up 50 In Wizards’ Triumph

    Tracy Murray scored a career-high 50 points to help the Washington Wizards overcome the absence of its top two scorers and beat the Golden State Warriors 99-87 Tuesday night in …


  • Miscellany

    Former welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker could be facing a six-month suspension after testing positive for a banned substance before his last fight Oct. 17. The New York Yankees failed to …


  • Usoc Wants Better Testing

    Testosterone, the male hormone that has led to the suspensions of two of America’s biggest women track stars, should be dropped from the list of banned drugs unless a foolproof …


  • ‘Just Say No’ Has Become ‘Go Prove It’

    The Supreme Court has given band directors across our land new ammunition in the talent tug-of-war being played out in our schools: Play French horn and not football and what’s …

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