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# peds - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Justify failed drug test before 2018 Triple Crown win - report

The Bob Baffert-trained horse tested positive for a banned substance before last year’s Kentucky Derby.

# peds - 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.’

# peds - Thursday 7 June, 2018

New England Patriots wide receiver facing four week suspension for PED use

Julian Edelman could be out until Week 5 for Bill Belichick’s side having missed all of 2017 through injury.

# peds - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Are performance-enhancing drugs corrupting the climbing game on Mount Everest?

We take a look at mountaineering’s complicated relationship with doping.

# peds - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Liverpool suspend Sakho following 'possible anti-doping violation'

A report in France claims that Sakho has been taking a fat-burning supplement which caused the failed test.

# peds - Thursday 13 August, 2015

UFC legend handed one-year ban and fined $380,000 for failed drug tests

Anderson Silva has received his punishment from the NAC.

# peds - Monday 10 August, 2015

Aldo's coach: Drug test Conor and Jose three times a week and I'll pay for it

Pederneiras issues fiery response to doping accusations.

# peds - Friday 19 June, 2015

'I've never taken PEDs and I never will' -- Mo Farah

The double Olympic champ also says he was happy with the responses from coach Alberto Salazar after he travelled to Portland to ‘demand answers’.

# peds - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Aldo's coach uses bizarre logic to question McGregor's drug-test claims

Andre Pederneiras has responded to The Notorious fella.

# peds - Saturday 13 June, 2015

UFC declares 'unconditional support' for Aldo following drug test controversy

Conor McGregor’s next opponent has the promotion’s backing.

# peds - Thursday 14 May, 2015

'GAA wouldn't be top of my list for doping... rugby and soccer are the big ones'

Mark English also believes fellow Irish athlete Martin Fagan should not compete again owing to his doping past.

# peds - Sunday 10 May, 2015

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

Performance-enhancing drugs don't actually make you better at sport

Flagrant false advertising.

# peds - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

UFC backs 4-year doping bans, to introduce increased out-of-competition testing

Dana White and Lorenzo Feritta addressed its PEDs issue at a press conference this evening.

# peds - 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.

# peds - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Judge orders Lance Armstrong to answer doping questions

One insurer wants to know when Pat McQuaid first learned of Armstrong’s doping.

# peds - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping

The former number one cyclist in the world spoke to Second Captains about details in his book ‘Hunger’.

# peds - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Aaron Rodgers may lose $4.5m gamble as baseball star admits to drug use

The Green Bay Packers QB may pay dearly for his fervent belief in Ryan Braun’s innocence.

# peds - Monday 15 July, 2013

I'm no cheat like Lance Armstrong, says Chris Froome TDF

I'm no cheat like Lance Armstrong, says Chris Froome

“To compare me with Lance… Lance cheated, I’m not cheating. End of story,” the British rider said today.

# peds - Friday 28 June, 2013

‘Impossible to win Tour without doping’ – Armstrong TDF

‘Impossible to win Tour without doping’ – Armstrong

“To take one example, EPO will not help a sprinter to win a 100m but it will be decisive for a 10,000m runner. It’s obvious.”

# peds - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Cycling election hopeful Cookson hits back at Pat McQuaid criticism TDF

Cycling election hopeful Cookson hits back at Pat McQuaid criticism

McQuaid dubbed his plans “half baked, fundamentally flawed and financially impractical”.

# peds - Monday 24 June, 2013

Doping inquiry would call on McQuaid's predecessor Verbruggen, says UCI challenger

Brian Cookson is taking on Pat McQuaid in the battle for control of cycling.

# peds - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Brace yourself... Jan Ullrich admits to doping for the first time

I know, it knocked the wind out of us too.

# peds - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Lance Armstrong 'made too many enemies' says former rival Ullrich TDF

Lance Armstrong 'made too many enemies' says former rival Ullrich

“He always wanted to be the boss and behaved ruthlessly with his subordinates,” said the disgraced former Tour champion.

# peds - Friday 31 May, 2013

Pat McQuaid slams ruling in Spain doping case

The Dubliner is seeking a battle for a third term as president of the UCI.

# peds - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Lance Armstrong case: Nike cuts ties to Livestrong

Nine years and $100million later, the sports clothing giants have ended the relationship with the chairty formerly run by Lance Armstrong.

# peds - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Greg LeMond: 'no vendetta' against former friend Lance Armstrong

The Tour de France legend says he doesn’t “rejoice” in the downfall of the man that pushed him out of cycling.

# peds - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Lance Armstrong manager hails cycling's 'new era' Wut

Lance Armstrong manager hails cycling's 'new era'

Everything’s grand now according to Johan Bruyneel.

# peds - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Lance Armstrong sells his Austin estate

The disgraced former cyclist has cashed in on his luxury Texas home.

# peds - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

US anti-doping chiefs expecting full Lance Armstrong confession

‘Lance keeps talking about how he cares about the sport, and I have a belief that if you care about the sport you’ll ultimately do the right thing.’

# peds - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Lance Armstrong case: USADA chief Tygart urges sports stars to learn from shamed rider's story

“I don’t think it is a negative that Armstrong was caught. If the cheating was as rampant as it was it needed to be exposed and those who cheated held accountable.

# peds - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Lance Armstrong could lose Legion of Honour medal

Armstrong was awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in 2005 in recognition of his seven consecutive Tour victories.

# peds - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Lance Armstrong case: Livestrong charity says it will survive without shamed rider

“Our success has never been based on one person — it’s based on the patients and survivors we serve every day.”

# peds - Friday 22 February, 2013

US government to join lawsuit against Armstrong -- reports

Lance Armstrong faces a powerful new adversary — the United States government.

# peds - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Armstrong facing deadline to decide on full USADA confession today

The agency has said Armstrong’s cooperation in its clean-up effort is the only path open to Armstrong if his lifetime ban from sports it to be reduced.

# peds - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Olympic chiefs will not reattribute Lance Armstrong's bronze medal from Sydney

The IOC last month asked the disgraced cycling icon to hand back the Olympic time-trial bronze medal he won in 2000.

# peds - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Lance Armstrong tops Forbes most disliked US athletes list

But Manti Te’o only lost out on a name-recognition tie-breaker. As you do.

# peds - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Lance Armstrong under investigation for obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation

The Feds are investigating the former Tour de France legend, according to reports.

US Attorney says no plan to prosecute Lance Armstrong

“We made a decision on that case, I believe, a little over a year ago.”

# peds - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

'Pathetic' -- Lance Armstrong heavily critical of cycling chief Pat McQuaid

The disgraced former tour leged says the Irishman is constantly in ‘cover your ass mode’.

# peds - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

WADA calls UCI 'deceitful' in doping probe

The UCI yesterday disbanded the panel it put together to review any involvement the cycling body may have had in the Lance Armstrong scandal.

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