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  • Jamaican sprinter Simpson handed 18-month doping ban 09-04-2014 10:10 AM

    Athens Olympics relay champion Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine during last June's Jamaican trials. Simpson was the second Jamaican athlete to be handed a doping ban on Tuesday as Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall was suspended for two years...
  • Weightlifter Robles handed two-year ban for failed drugs test 15-01-2014 10:05 AM

    Weightlifter Sarah Robles, a member of the US team at the 2012 London Olympics, was handed a two-year suspension after testing positive for steroids, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Tuesday. Robles tested positive for the presence of an exogenous androgenic anabolic steroid in an out-of-competition and two...
  • Lance Armstrong case 'done and dusted' says WADA chief 12-11-2013 10:57 PM

    Johannesburg: Only American anti-doping authorities can lift Lance Armstrong's life ban from cycling and any review of his case would require powerful reasons, World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey said on Tuesday, adding that he felt the issue was "done and dusted". "The only ones who can reopen...
  • Sprinter Tyson Gay's B sample positive, fails another test 27-07-2013 09:20 AM

    Raleigh: Former world sprint champion Tyson Gay's 'B' sample from an out-of-competition test in May has been confirmed positive for a banned substance, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Friday, while adding he had returned another positive test. "We can confirm that the 'B' sample analysis of a sample...
  • Sprinter Tyson Gay fails dope test, pulls out of world championships 14-07-2013 10:02 PM

    Raleigh, North Carolina: Tearful former double sprint world champion Tyson Gay said on Sunday he had tested positive for a substance he could not identify and was pulling out of next month's world championships in Moscow. Gay, the 2007 world champion who had the year's fastest 100 metres time of...
  • Armstrong steps down from Livestrong board 12-11-2012 10:48 PM

    London: Lance Armstrong has stepped down as a board member of Livestrong, the cancer-support charity he founded in 1997, the organization said on Monday. "Lance Armstrong has chosen to voluntarily resign from the Board of Directors of the Livestrong Foundation to spare the organization any negative effects as a result...
  • WADA won't appeal against Armstrong ruling 03-11-2012 09:36 AM

    New York: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced it will not appeal against the decision to ban American cyclist Lance Armstrong for life and strip him of his seven Tour de France titles. WADA had the option of challenging the ruling that was made by the United States Anti-Doping...
  • No Tour de France winner from 1999-2005: UCI 26-10-2012 09:00 PM

    No one will replace Lance Armstrong as winner of the Tour de France from 1999-2005 after the American was stripped of the titles for doping, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Friday. "With respect to Lance Armstrong and the implications of the USADA sanctions which it endorsed on Monday...
  • Tour de France unveils special route for centenary 24-10-2012 04:22 PM

    Paris: While the sports world comes to terms with the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, Tour de France organisers unveiled a mountainous, prestigious route for the 100th edition of the world's greatest cycling race on Wednesday. The 2013 Tour, which will start from Corsica, will take l'Alpe d'Huez's 21 hairpins twice...
  • Sponsor Oakley drops Armstrong after 25 years 23-10-2012 09:18 AM

    London: Californian sunglasses maker Oakley has ended a sponsorship of Lance Armstrong that began 25 years ago when he was a teenage triathlete after the American was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles over a doping scandal. Oakley, owned by Italy's Luxottica (LUX.MI), became the latest sponsor to...
  • Fall from grace for Lance Armstrong 22-10-2012 10:49 PM

    USADA banned Lance Armstrong for life on Monday on the grounds of doping and asserted that there's no place for cheats like him in cycling. ...
  • Lance Armstrong stripped of his 7 Tour titles 22-10-2012 05:02 PM

    Geneva: Cycling's governing body agreed on Monday to strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and ban him for life, following a report from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that accused him of leading a massive doping program on his teams. UCI President Pat McQuaid announced that...
  • Landis doping hearing begins 15-05-2007 11:36 AM

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  • Landis charged with doping offence 23-09-2006 02:32 PM

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  • Sprinter Marion Jones fails drug test 19-08-2006 12:03 PM

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