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# doping - Yesterday’s News

Brazil’s Fred reported to have failed a drug test during the Copa America

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder in trouble as reports of doping positive emerge.

# doping - Monday 27 July, 2015

Irish cyclist hit with four-year suspension for anti-doping violation

Ciaran Kelly has tested positive for clenbuterol.

# doping - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

WADA report reveals one ‘atypical’ drug finding from 2014 Six Nations

There were no blood tests carried out in 2014.

# doping - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Irish sprinter claims ‘miscarriage of justice’ after two-year ban for doping Ban

Irish sprinter claims ‘miscarriage of justice’ after two-year ban for doping

Steven Colvert was found guilty of testing positive for EPO.

# doping - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Froome forced to field questions about doping after scintillating Tour de France stage win TDF

Froome forced to field questions about doping after scintillating Tour de France stage win

The Team Sky rider blew everyone else away.

# doping - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’

Mo Farah’s coach has vehemently denied what he describes as “false statements”.

# doping - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Mo Farah missed two drug tests before London 2012 double gold – reports

The news comes as Farah’s coach Alberto Salazar is facing doping allegations of his own.

# doping - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

GAA player banned for 2 years after failed drugs test

Monaghan footballer Thomas Connolly committed an anti-doping rule violation.

# doping - Thursday 14 May, 2015

The app helping GAA players tackle the issue of drugs in sport

Limerick’s Paudie O’Brien has praised the MedCheck app.

# doping - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

‘There was a degree of inevitability’ that a GAA player would fail a drugs test

GPA Chief Executive Dessie Farrell speaks out after a week that cast the drugs issue into the spotlight

# doping - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

‘It wouldn’t be good for any player to be releasing blood on the day of the game’

The issue of doping in the GAA has been thrown into the spotlight.

# doping - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From Performance-enhancing drugs don’t actually make you better at sport Dopes

GPA assisting Gaelic footballer after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs

The player is under investigation by the Irish Sports Council after the failed test.

# doping - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

34 AFL players cleared as anti-doping tribunal ‘not comfortably satisfied’ they cheated

Past and present Essendon players were found not guilty of taking a banned substance.

# doping - Saturday 28 March, 2015

‘You can’t go out there thinking everyone’s on drugs’

Brendan Boyce on doping, Olympic qualification and breaking the world’s top ten.

# doping - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

# doping - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

UFC confirm Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both failed UFC 183 drug tests

The Brazilian tested positive before the fight while Diaz’s positive test came in the wake of Saturday’s contest.

# doping - Monday 26 January, 2015

# doping - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish athletes in line for World gold and Olympic bronze after further Russian suspensions

Olive Loughnane and Rob Heffernan could be set to benefit.

# doping - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Tyson Gay’s former coach banned for eight years for doping offences

Drummond denies involvement in Gay’s positive test but independent panel rules that he “failed to act in the manner expected of a coach.”

# doping - Friday 12 December, 2014

‘I just didn’t think it was happening’ – BOD doubts rugby has doping problem

The centre spoke to Off The Ball about the recent accusations of doping in rugby.

# doping - Friday 5 December, 2014

Ronan O’Gara has zero tolerance for drug cheats in rugby

O’Gara responded to Paul Kimmage’s allegations on RTE Radio’s Game On.

# doping - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From Opinion: Academic doping – can drugs make you smarter? Memory

Opinion: Academic doping – can drugs make you smarter?

Can drugs improve your attention, concentration, and reduce your need for sleep…

# doping - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

USADA’s Travis Tygart tells about Lance, Gatlin’s comeback, and the war on doping

US anti-doping boss was in Dublin to speak at a seminar yesterday

# doping - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

16-year-old weightlifter banned after testing positive for doping at Commonwealth Games

Nigerian teenager Chika Amalaha became the youngest ever gold medallist in the event this week.

# doping - Monday 28 July, 2014

17 things we learned from the Paul Kimmage ‘Rough Rider’ film

The documentary on the Irish journalist and whistleblower was screened on RTÉ One this evening.

# doping - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Emma O’Reilly: ‘Why I’ve forgiven Lance for calling me a prostitute and an alcoholic’

The Irish whistleblower speaks out on her turbulent relationship with the disgraced American cyclist.

# doping - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Lance Armstrong ‘honoured’ to write the foreword to Emma O’Reilly’s book

The Dublin woman reveals her side of the story in ‘The Race to Truth’.

# doping - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Athletics Ireland confirms positive test for Irish sprinter

Reigning 200m champion Steven Colvert told the Irish Examiner he will fight to clear his name.

# doping - Friday 13 June, 2014

Aussie Rules players accused of doping infringements

The players were not named but media reports said they were past and current footballers from Essendon.

# doping - Monday 9 June, 2014

South Africa hooker Ralepelle tests positive for anabolic steroid – report

The 27-year-old is now at risk of a two-year ban from playing.

# doping - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Former Chelsea and Barcelona midfielder Deco cleared of doping charge

The 75-times capped Portugal international had tested positive for a banned diuretic last September.

# doping - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Cheating, Munster’s coaching team and battling cancer; the week’s best sportswriting

We’ve also picked out articles on Marco Materazzi, Louis van Gaal and a fictional 1994 World Cup.

# doping - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Tyson Gay hands back his Olympic medal after he’s hit with one-year doping ban

US track star will be eligble to retun to competition at the end of June.

# doping - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

‘The apex of a conspiracy’: Lance Amstrong’s coach has been banned for 10 years

USADA announced their decision against Johan Bruyneel overnight.

# doping - Friday 11 April, 2014

Armstrong provides names in written testimony

The testimony came in written answers to questions in a lawsuit that was settled in late 2013.

# doping - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is ‘unjust and unfair’

The Jamaican sprint star tested positive for oxilophrine last year.

# doping - Sunday 30 March, 2014

A deadly own goal, doping at the World Cup and choke tackles; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on Six Nations ball carrying stats, El Clásico and the kind-hearted Hartlepool manager.

# doping - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Sports film of the week: The Armstrong Lie

The upcoming documentary, directed by Alex Gibney, takes a detailed look at the life of the disgraced cyclist.

# doping - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Lance Armstrong sent Paul Kimmage a Happy New Year tweet last night

The cyclist had his say after Kimmage responded to a fan question about a visit to Cork.

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