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# doping - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Paula Radcliffe likens pressure to release blood data to abuse

“I don’t need to do that — I know that I’m clean.”

# doping - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Paula Radcliffe releases 1,700-word statement hitting back at doping allegations

‘I can no longer maintain by silence.’

RTL hit back at Boudjellal and link Toulon players to growth hormones

The drama continues in Toulon…

Boudjellal defends Toulon after doping allegations in French media

It has been alleged that pharmacies in Toulon were illegally providing players with products.

# doping - Sunday 6 September, 2015

South African rugby international gets two-year ban for doping

Chiliboy Ralepelle tested positive for the banned substance drostanolone.

# doping - Monday 31 August, 2015

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks

There’s a lot to ponder for the new IAAF president ahead of next year’s Olympic Games.

# doping - Thursday 27 August, 2015

‘I don’t care what place Gatlin came, everything is not okay and athletics needs to accept that’

We spoke to The Sports Gene author David Epstein about doping in sport.

# doping - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Two Kenyans fail drug tests at World Athletics Championships

The country was already covered by a cloud of suspicion.

# doping - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Welsh rugby player gets 4-year ban for anti-doping violation

It is the second longest ban ever handed to a Welsh rugby player for a doping offence.

‘Every single performance would have a question mark over it if Bolt ever tests positive’

We spoke to The Bolt Supremacy author Richard Moore.

# doping - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

British Olympic gold winner becomes new IAAF President in wake of doping controversies

Coe likened his victory to celebrating the birth of his four children.

# doping - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Olive Loughnane hits out at IAAF, backs Irish athletes

“You’re talking about athletes being allowed to compete while they were banned.”

# doping - Sunday 2 August, 2015

WADA say they’re ‘very disturbed’ by Sunday Times athletics allegations

Athletics is facing a new doping crisis as WADA responded to reports of widespread cheating in the sport.

‘Totally discredited and a complete sham’ – Kimmage says athletics ‘stinks’

There was an excellent discussion on the topic during today’s Off The Ball Sunday Papers review.

From Doping allegations of top athletes ‘shake the foundation of sport’ Cheating

Doping allegations of top athletes ‘shake the foundation of sport’

A third of medals won in endurance events at the Olympics and World Championships were won by athletes who recorded suspicious tests.

# doping - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

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.

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