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#anti-doping

# anti-doping - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Three Irish athletes returned positive doping samples in 2020
# Review
# Review

Three Irish athletes returned positive doping samples in 2020

Apr 28th 2021, 3:31 PM 6,778 Views 7 Comments

A total of 1,045 tests were performed last year.

# anti-doping - Friday 16 April, 2021

World 100m champion Coleman has ban reduced but will still miss Olympics
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

World 100m champion Coleman has ban reduced but will still miss Olympics

Apr 16th 2021, 12:28 PM 4,115 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old’s ban for breaching anti-doping ‘whereabouts’ rules has been cut from two years to 18 months.

# anti-doping - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Palace defender Mamadou Sakho accepts ‘substantial’ damages over drug test error
# Apology
# Apology

Palace defender Mamadou Sakho accepts ‘substantial’ damages over drug test error

Nov 4th 2020, 4:25 PM 9,623 Views 4 Comments

The former Liverpool player was briefly suspended in 2016 and subsequently sued Wada for defamation.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

World champion sprinter Coleman hit with two-year doping ban
# Order
# Order

World champion sprinter Coleman hit with two-year doping ban

Oct 27th 2020, 6:42 PM 8,420 Views 5 Comments

The American is set to miss next year’s Olympics.

# anti-doping - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test
# Drugs In Rugby
# Drugs In Rugby

Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 23,334 Views 32 Comments

33-year-old Chiliboy Ralepelle won 25 caps for South Africa.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Munster confirm they've reviewed protocols after Cronin's one-month ban
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

Munster confirm they've reviewed protocols after Cronin's one-month ban

Jun 9th 2020, 3:28 PM 5,778 Views 41 Comments

‘It literally could happen to the man in the street where a wrong prescription is dispensed.’

# anti-doping - Monday 18 May, 2020

Sport Ireland will not appeal Cronin's 'quite lenient' one-month ban
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

Sport Ireland will not appeal Cronin's 'quite lenient' one-month ban

May 18th 2020, 12:35 PM 4,949 Views 58 Comments

The 29-year-old tested positive for prednisolone and prednisone last November.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Report reveals seven anti-doping violations in Ireland last year
# SPORT IRELAND
# SPORT IRELAND

Report reveals seven anti-doping violations in Ireland last year

Apr 28th 2020, 2:00 PM 3,855 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Sport Ireland’s testing routines have been interrupted by the Covid-19 shutdown.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Munster prop Cronin 'bears at least some fault' for failed anti-doping test
# Strict Liability
# Strict Liability

Munster prop Cronin 'bears at least some fault' for failed anti-doping test

Apr 21st 2020, 1:57 PM 7,839 Views 35 Comments

The judicial officer said he had ‘some sympathy for the player’ but that he could have done more.

# anti-doping - Monday 20 April, 2020

Munster's James Cronin banned for one month after anti-doping violation
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

Munster's James Cronin banned for one month after anti-doping violation

Updated Apr 20th 2020, 5:00 PM 35,045 Views 103 Comments

An independent judicial officer accepted that the failed test was due to ‘a dispensing error by the pharmacy.’

# anti-doping - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Mo Farah insists he's 'happy' for his old blood and urine samples to be retested
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

Mo Farah insists he's 'happy' for his old blood and urine samples to be retested

Jan 21st 2020, 6:27 PM 5,693 Views 9 Comments

Wada intends to investigate athletes who worked with banned former coach Alberto Salazar.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

League of Ireland footballer facing four-year ban with hearing to begin this afternoon
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

League of Ireland footballer facing four-year ban with hearing to begin this afternoon

Dec 3rd 2019, 1:33 PM 9,406 Views 5 Comments

Sport Ireland have brought the case against the player after he was deemed to have provided an insufficient sample to testers.

# anti-doping - Friday 14 December, 2018

WADA to collect data from Moscow anti-doping lab as moves toward reinstatement continue
# Under The Microscope
# Under The Microscope

WADA to collect data from Moscow anti-doping lab as moves toward reinstatement continue

Dec 14th 2018, 7:54 PM 2,102 Views 0 Comments

A Wada report found that the lab was at the heart of a state-sponsored Russian doping cover-up.

# anti-doping - Thursday 31 May, 2018

CAS dismisses Nesta Carter appeal, Jamaica remain stripped of Beijing 4x100m relay gold
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

CAS dismisses Nesta Carter appeal, Jamaica remain stripped of Beijing 4x100m relay gold

May 31st 2018, 5:47 PM 3,421 Views 0 Comments

Jamaica’s 4×100 metre relay team will not get their 2008 Olympic gold medals back after Nesta Carter’s appeal was dismissed by CAS.

# anti-doping - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'I think it confirms there isn't a serious doping issue at the top level of the game'
# Drugs In Rugby
# Drugs In Rugby

'I think it confirms there isn't a serious doping issue at the top level of the game'

Apr 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 22,533 Views 18 Comments

We spoke to World Rugby’s anti-doping general manager, Mike Earl, about last year’s results.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Ex-Arsenal and Man City midfielder Samir Nasri handed six-month doping ban
# Banned
# Banned

Ex-Arsenal and Man City midfielder Samir Nasri handed six-month doping ban

Feb 27th 2018, 2:13 PM 7,441 Views 7 Comments

The French international had appealed to Uefa for a therapeutic use exemption.

# anti-doping - Friday 2 February, 2018

Sport Ireland must wait on IRFU invitation to carry out anti-doping in schools rugby
# Schools Rugby
# Schools Rugby

Sport Ireland must wait on IRFU invitation to carry out anti-doping in schools rugby

Feb 2nd 2018, 8:05 AM 12,301 Views 22 Comments

Dr Una May, head of Sport Ireland’s anti-doping, says it is now considered a ‘high risk’ area.’

# anti-doping - Monday 15 May, 2017

Australian anti-doping chiefs say new Ben Johnson ad is no laughing matter
# Dopes
# Dopes

Australian anti-doping chiefs say new Ben Johnson ad is no laughing matter

May 15th 2017, 9:29 AM 11,033 Views 7 Comments

The Canadian sprinter is the star of a new ad in Australia.

# anti-doping - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Ben Rothwell the latest UFC fighter to be flagged for anti-doping violation
# USADA
# USADA

Ben Rothwell the latest UFC fighter to be flagged for anti-doping violation

Mar 8th 2017, 10:13 AM 3,401 Views 6 Comments

The heavyweight was due to face Fabricio Werdum at UFC 211 in May.

# anti-doping - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'Talented' motocross rider banned for 4 years following positive cocaine test
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

'Talented' motocross rider banned for 4 years following positive cocaine test

Mar 2nd 2017, 12:49 PM 5,359 Views 7 Comments

Ross Fanning failed a drugs test following a race in July 2016.

# anti-doping - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Manchester City fined and warned on future conduct after breach of FA anti-doping regulations
# Misconduct
# Misconduct

Manchester City fined and warned on future conduct after breach of FA anti-doping regulations

Feb 16th 2017, 5:32 PM 2,804 Views 10 Comments

They have been warned on future conduct.

# anti-doping - Thursday 9 February, 2017

All Black Tuipulotu cleared of doping after B-sample comes back negative
# Cleared
# Cleared

All Black Tuipulotu cleared of doping after B-sample comes back negative

Feb 9th 2017, 8:43 AM 3,112 Views 5 Comments

American lab finds no evidence of banned substance .

# anti-doping - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Olympic gold medallist claims her blood pressure meds caused positive drugs test
# Banned
# Banned

Olympic gold medallist claims her blood pressure meds caused positive drugs test

Feb 8th 2017, 10:58 AM 4,987 Views 5 Comments

Dawn Harper-Nelson, the 2008 Olympic hurdles champion, is serving a three-month ban.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids
# Banned
# Banned

NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids

Jan 17th 2017, 11:52 AM 4,503 Views 0 Comments

Jarrod Mullen has played 211 matches for Newcastle since making his debut 12 years ago.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

'I have to set a good example, morally and ethically': Froome calls for urgent TUE reform
# Fancy Bears
# Fancy Bears

'I have to set a good example, morally and ethically': Froome calls for urgent TUE reform

Sep 27th 2016, 1:39 PM 4,287 Views 7 Comments

Statement comes as Bradley Wiggins faces continuing scrutiny over his medical exemptions.

# anti-doping - Monday 26 September, 2016

'I trust the process': Brailsford says Wiggins TUEs were not performance-enhancing
# Grey Sky
# Grey Sky

'I trust the process': Brailsford says Wiggins TUEs were not performance-enhancing

Sep 26th 2016, 7:03 PM 4,426 Views 10 Comments

Team Sky GM finally breaks his silence on TUE revelations.

# anti-doping - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Chris Froome says he has nothing to hide as hackers release more medical files
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

Chris Froome says he has nothing to hide as hackers release more medical files

Sep 15th 2016, 1:40 PM 6,119 Views 22 Comments

Froome and Bradley Wiggins among five British athletes named in latest WADA file leak.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

WADA condemns Russian hackers for leaking records of Williams sisters and Simone Biles
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

WADA condemns Russian hackers for leaking records of Williams sisters and Simone Biles

Sep 13th 2016, 9:30 PM 47,202 Views 100 Comments

“This is just the tip of the iceberg,” the group said on its website.

# anti-doping - Friday 15 July, 2016

IRFU anti-doping report shows testing increased last season with no failed tests
# A Bit Of Needle
# A Bit Of Needle

IRFU anti-doping report shows testing increased last season with no failed tests

Jul 15th 2016, 3:46 PM 3,779 Views 1 Comment

The World Cup is the main reason for a dramatic increase to testing of the senior men.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Some Russian athletes could compete in Rio - but they'll face extra tests to prove they're clean
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

Some Russian athletes could compete in Rio - but they'll face extra tests to prove they're clean

Jun 21st 2016, 5:07 PM 2,052 Views 0 Comments

Athletes cleared by IAAF or CAS will be allowed to compete under the Russian flag.

# anti-doping - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Ireland midfielder Judge warned by FA after committing anti-doping violation
# Reprimand
# Reprimand

Ireland midfielder Judge warned by FA after committing anti-doping violation

May 28th 2016, 12:04 PM 7,548 Views 11 Comments

Brentford’s Player of the Year was found to have high levels of salbutamol in his system due the use of an asthma inhaler.

# anti-doping - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests
# Controversy
# Controversy

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests

May 24th 2016, 10:48 PM 5,404 Views 8 Comments

It was announced by the International Olympic Committee last week 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing in Rio.

# anti-doping - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Sharapova fights for her tennis life as anti-doping panel decides on 'heart drug' ban
# Maria Sharapova
# Maria Sharapova

Sharapova fights for her tennis life as anti-doping panel decides on 'heart drug' ban

May 18th 2016, 12:06 PM 22,872 Views 25 Comments

Tennis superstar faces four-year ban if panel finds that she deliberately broke anti-doping rules.

# anti-doping - Friday 6 May, 2016

Rewards for doping in the League of Ireland are low - but culture still puts players at risk
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

Rewards for doping in the League of Ireland are low - but culture still puts players at risk

May 6th 2016, 11:01 AM 2,079 Views 1 Comment

“Temptation can’t really exist without reward,” writes John O’Sullivan in this week’s column.

# anti-doping - Friday 8 April, 2016

GAA ready to embrace anti-doping blood testing - Dr Una May
# Drugs In Sport
# Drugs In Sport

GAA ready to embrace anti-doping blood testing - Dr Una May

Apr 8th 2016, 6:00 AM 2,656 Views 5 Comments

GAA players have been giving urine samples only, but that will change soon.

# anti-doping - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015
# Drugs In Sport
# Drugs In Sport

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015

Apr 7th 2016, 4:29 PM 2,520 Views 0 Comments

Two of the three positive tests last year were for a cocaine metabolite, and one of those cases is still pending.

# anti-doping - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Investigation after paper claims doctor prescribed banned drugs to 150 sportsmen
# Watchdog
From TheJournal.ie
# Watchdog

Investigation after paper claims doctor prescribed banned drugs to 150 sportsmen

Apr 3rd 2016, 8:23 AM 13,849 Views 12 Comments

The Sunday Times claims that the Anti-Doping watchdog knew about the allegations but failed to act.

# anti-doping - Friday 11 March, 2016

There have been 99 positive tests this year for 'Sharapova's heart drug'
# Drugs In Sport
# Drugs In Sport

There have been 99 positive tests this year for 'Sharapova's heart drug'

Mar 11th 2016, 3:57 PM 24,001 Views 30 Comments

Meldonium hit headlines when tennis star Maria Sharapova tested positive at Australian Open.

# anti-doping - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

'I wouldn't have a problem with the blood testing, it's the time which can be frustrating'
# GAA
# GAA

'I wouldn't have a problem with the blood testing, it's the time which can be frustrating'

Feb 17th 2016, 8:00 AM 16,059 Views 26 Comments

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh believes timing is the main issue players have with current testing.

# anti-doping - Monday 15 February, 2016

Disgraced ex-chief of Russia's anti-doping agency dies suddenly
# Sudden Death
# Sudden Death

Disgraced ex-chief of Russia's anti-doping agency dies suddenly

Feb 15th 2016, 9:21 AM 27,201 Views 52 Comments

Nikita Kamayev fell ill while skiing.

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