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# doping - Friday 3 July, 2020

Former marathon world-record holder Kipsang handed four-year ban

The Kenyan runner has been suspended for violating anti-doping rules.

# doping - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Irish amateur wrestler given four-year ban for doping violation

The athlete failed her doping control test in November and the four-year ban is place since December.

# doping - Friday 28 February, 2020

Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang banned for eight years

The Chinese swimmer was accused of smashing the vials containing his blood after a row with a team of FINA drug-testers at his home.

# doping - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

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

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

# doping - Monday 9 December, 2019

Russia banned for four years from global sporting events including the Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency announced the suspension this morning.

# doping - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Teams warn of 'mafia' doping controls as they call for more blood tests

The Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC) said they have based their demands on testimony made by Austria’s Georg Preidler.

# doping - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Athletics Integrity Unit charge Russia over high-jumper no-show for out of competition tests

Danil Lysenko medalled at the outdoor and indoor world championships in 2017 and 2018.

# doping - Friday 15 November, 2019

Yang blames 'unprofessional' drug testers for incident when he smashed blood vial with hammer

The triple Olympic champion appeared at a rare public CAS hearing.

# doping - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Former Team Sky head coach branded 'a doper' and 'serial liar' at tribunal

Shane Sutton walked out after denying the accusations aimed at him in Manchester.

# doping - Monday 11 November, 2019

Disgraced coach Salazar lodges appeal of four-year doping ban

The 61-year-old’s offences include trafficking testosterone, tampering with the doping control process, and administering illicit infusions of a fat-burning substance.

# doping - Monday 28 October, 2019

From Dublin Marathon winner who served doping ban 'slipped through the net' Record Time

Dublin Marathon winner who served doping ban 'slipped through the net'

Morocco’s Othmane El Goumri broke the course record with a time of 2:08:06 yesterday.

# doping - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Michael Phelps says he 'never competed in a clean field once'

The 28-time Olympic medalist says positive tests should result in a lifetime ban.

# doping - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Alberto Salazar, Mo Farah's former coach, handed four-year doping ban

Farah left Salazar’s camp in 2017 but denied the decision was related to doping accusations.

# doping - Monday 23 September, 2019

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'

In another blow, the IAAF maintained a ban on the Russian athletics federation.

# doping - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

World Rugby confident there's no 'systematic doping problem' in the sport

CEO Brett Gosper did admit to some concerns about ‘community’ levels of the game.

# doping - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Whyte provisionally suspended by WBC after drugs findings

The Briton had finally earned the status of mandatory challenger to Deontay Wilder, but that has now been put on hold.

# doping - Friday 24 May, 2019

Lance Armstrong on doping: 'I wouldn't change a thing'

The former Tour champ says it was worth it for the lessons he learned.

# doping - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Kenyan coach who was sent home from Rio Olympics banned for 10 years for corruption

Michael Rotich, the former head of the nations’ track and field team, has been suspended from the sport.

Rio marathon silver medallist banned following EPO positive

Bahrain’s Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has been provisionally suspended.

# doping - Thursday 17 January, 2019

WADA make 'major breakthrough for clean sport' by retrieving Moscow data

Data has been retrieved from a laboratory at the heart of Russia’s state-sponsored doping scandal.

# doping - Friday 14 December, 2018

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

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

# doping - Monday 26 November, 2018

'Ramos is an honest man': Madrid boss Solari defends captain over doping claims

Santiago Solari questioned the nature of the accusations against the defender.

# doping - Friday 12 October, 2018

6 schoolboy rugby players in South Africa test positive for PEDs

The results come off the back of 122 tests completed at this year’s U18 Craven Week.

# doping - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

WBO champion Saunders refused licence for fight in Boston in the wake of failed doping test

Billy Joe Saunders was due to fight Demetrius Andrade on 20 October.

# doping - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

WBA heavyweight titlist Charr set to be stripped of belt after testing positive for steroids

The German-based boxer was set to face 45-year-old Fres Oquendo next week.

Jon Jones handed 15-month backdated doping ban... which expires a week before UFC 230 UFC

Jon Jones handed 15-month backdated doping ban... which expires a week before UFC 230

Dana White plays down speculation that Jones will return in November, saying he expects to see him “early next year”.

# doping - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Russia's World Cup hero under investigation for alleged doping

Valencia forward Denis Cheryshev is the subject of a Spanish probe after his father claimed he had received growth hormone injections.

Former UFC champion Werdum banned for two years following failed doping test

Brazilian, 41, tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid.

# doping - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Six-month ban for Johnson after consuming wife's fat-burning supplement

The ban has been backdated and the Wasps man will be free to play from the start of the upcoming season.

# doping - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations

All three suspensions are for two-year periods.

# doping - Thursday 21 June, 2018

IRFU to consider players with doping history on a case-by-case basis

‘You look into the circumstances and weigh up the individual, then you make a decision.’

# doping - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

18 months after positive test following Joshua fight, Molina hit with two-year ban by UKAD

Eric Molina did not deny taking banned substance dexamethasone, but claimed his intention was not to cheat.

# doping - Friday 4 May, 2018

'No mix-up or tampering': Doping bosses reject Kiprop claims on failed drugs test

The three-time world champion and Olympic gold medallist denies any allegations of doping.

# doping - Monday 30 April, 2018

Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use

Zak Hardaker was sacked by Castleford in February.

# doping - Friday 20 April, 2018

Wasps forward Johnson provisionally suspended after failing drugs test

The South African has been with the Premiership club since 2012.

# doping - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Alvarez is a dope cheat, says middleweight king Golovkin

The Mexican fighter claimed that he had failed a recent drugs test due to contaminated meat.

# doping - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

UCI president calls for Team Sky probe after 'unacceptable' doping report findings

Cycling boss David Lappartient has his sights set on Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome.

# 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.

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