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# doping - Friday 9 February, 2018

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy

The province’s acquisition of the player last summer has since been criticised.

# doping - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

British Olympic sprinter suspended for failing drugs test on comeback from motorbike accident

Nigel Levine has been provisionally banned by UK Athletics after allegedly testing positive for clenbuterol.

# doping - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Muhammad Ali banned for two years after positive test

The British boxer tested positive for Trenbolone in April last year.

# doping - Friday 19 January, 2018

'You have that stigma with you forever' - Former Ulster forward on his doping ban Issue This post contains videos

'You have that stigma with you forever' - Former Ulster forward on his doping ban

Carlo Del Fava has discussed his reasons for taking performance-enhancing drugs as a youngster.

# doping - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby

The South African has been at the centre of the storm over the past week and a half.

'If foreign players have been caught doing that, it is hindering home-grown players who are doing it the right way'

Chris Henry is less than impressed with Gerbrandt Grobler’s doping past.

Lessons to be learned for Irish rugby from Grobler case

‘From a values point of view, is it the right thing?’ And we need to have that discussion.’

# doping - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Policy for proven dopers to be reviewed after Grobler signing - IRFU chief Browne

”Are we going to bring in drug cheats?’ The answer is: I don’t think we are.”

# doping - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Munster name Grobler in 'A' side to face Costello's Nottingham tomorrow Gg

Munster name Grobler in 'A' side to face Costello's Nottingham tomorrow

Conor Oliver joins the under-fire South African in the pack while Ulster A have also named their ‘A team’.

# doping - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'He served his ban. Every person on this planet makes mistakes'

Munster lock Gerbrandt Grobler was banned for two years in 2015 after a positive drugs test.

Four New Zealand rugby players banned for doping offences

A New Zealand Sevens international and a former Black Fern have been suspended.

# doping - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Chris Froome failed drug test during La Vuelta with twice the permitted level of asthma medication

Team Sky are challenging the result of the test carried out on the dominant cyclist in September.

# doping - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Coach Shane Sutton used TUEs for 'marginal gains' at Sky

The BBC will air a documentary on the team on Sunday.

# doping - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test

Roselyne Bachelot made the accusations on French television last year.

# doping - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Controversial two-time Tour de France winner has retired from cycling

Alberto Contador’s final race on Sunday marks the “end of an era,” Chris Froome said.

# doping - Monday 23 October, 2017

Whistleblower claims 10,000 Chinese athletes involved in state-backed doping in 80s and 90s

Doctor Xue Yinxian says all medals won during the period should be handed back.

# doping - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Russia issues arrest warrant for whistleblower who exposed state-sponsored doping

Grigory Rodchenkov fled to the US where he revealed the extent of the drug problem in Russian sports.

# doping - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Irish trainer and jockey son banned for three years after admitting doping charges

The pair apologised and said it was down to a “lack of knowledge.”

# doping - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine three times Doping

Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine three times

The drug has similar effects on dogs as it does on humans.

# doping - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Gatlin defeating Bolt 'not the perfect script', confesses Seb Coe

IAAF president Sebsatian Coe admitted he would have preferred a different result to Justin Gatlin beating Usain Bolt for 100m glory yesterday.

'I've done my time and I've come back': Gatlin on the defensive in his moment of glory

The American sprinter defended his right to compete, saying he had served his four year ban for doping.

'He was going to be killed to cover-up his information': the terrifying truth behind sports doping

New Netflix documentary Icarus charts Bryan Fogel’s incredible relationship with Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov.

# doping - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Olympic gold medalist ingested banned substance from kissing his girlfriend

American athlete Gil Roberts was cleared of doping after kissing his girlfriend.

# doping - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Chris Froome and Team Sky under fire over 'cheating' jersey

They have previously been accused of doping and using a motorised bicycle by detractors.

# doping - Friday 30 June, 2017

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event

The Irish pair have been bumped after a failed drugs test.

# doping - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Portuguese cyclist tests positive for EPO just four days before Tour de France starts

Andre Cardoso suspended by Trek team following failed drugs test.

# doping - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

There will be blood... testing: PGA Tour to change anti-doping rules

To date, the PGA Tour has not implemented blood testing which can pick up HGH, unlike urine testing.

# doping - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

British Cycling directors may be forced to step down amid culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘sexism’

New reforms could see entire board step down as British Cycling undergoes an unprecedented crisis.

# doping - Monday 29 May, 2017

Explainer: What exactly is the drug Kerry midfielder Brendan O'Sullivan tested positive for? MHA

Explainer: What exactly is the drug Kerry midfielder Brendan O'Sullivan tested positive for?

The player tested positive for the stimulant methylhexanamie which is typically found in training supplements and energy drinks.

Sport Ireland reveal findings after Kerry footballer fails drugs test

Brendan O’Sullivan served a 21 week suspension which was split in two.

# doping - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Kerry statement confirms player failed drugs test after 2016 league final GAA

Kerry statement confirms player failed drugs test after 2016 league final

Brendan O’Sullivan has served ‘the resultant suspension.’

# doping - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub

The WTA claim the reasoning is wrong.

# doping - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life Doping This post contains videos

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life

Tennis bosses sending the wrong message by allowing Sharapova to return, says Bouchard.

# doping - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Doping should be made a criminal offence - Paula Radcliffe

The former Olympian outlined her reasons for the proposed action on BBC radio.

# doping - Friday 7 April, 2017

2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist fails out-of-competition drugs test

Jemima Sumgong was the first Kenyan woman to win the race.

# doping - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Wada welcomes Putin's comments on Russia anti-doping system

The Russian president says they must heed the demands of the McLaren report.

Phelps: I've never been in clean international race

Speaking at a US congressional hearing, Phelps said home races were fine though.

# doping - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Women's relay team the latest Russian athletes to be stripped of Olympic medals

Antonina Krivoshapka has been disqualified from the London Olympics.

# doping - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

New emails suggest Sebastian Coe 'aware' of Russian doping

The IAAF president has been accused of misleading British lawmakers.

# doping - Saturday 28 January, 2017

'Rules are rules': Usain Bolt has handed back his 2008 Olympic relay gold

Bolt, Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell and Michael Frater surrender medals following Carter’s positive doping test.

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