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Deco cleared of doping charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 08:38

Two-time UEFA Champions League winner, Deco has been cleared of doping charges because of faulty testing by a Rio de Janeiro laboratory.

Jamaica changes encourage WADA chief

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:32

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief executive David Howman said Wednesday that Jamaica`s testing system was now "back in place" following the controversial case of Veronica Campbell-Brown.

Godolphin doping scandal: Internal inquiry clears Sheikh Mohammed

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 01:47

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum was cleared of any direct involvement in the Godolphin doping scandal by an internal inquiry Wednesday.

Asafa Powell tells panel he `forgot` supplement names

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 00:33

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, who tested positive for a banned substance last year, told a disciplinary panel on Tuesday he did not list the supplements he was taking because he could not remember their names.

Powell says he never knew Simpson used supplement

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 03:40

Former 100-metre world record-holder Asafa Powell said Wednesday that he was unaware his former training partner Sherone Simpson was taking similar supplements to those he used.

Athletes urged to be cautious on dietary supplements

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 16:49

Jamaican Sports Minister Natalie Neita Headley has appealed to athletes in the country to exercise caution when consuming dietary supplements.

Russian skiing champion banned from Sochi Olympics

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 20:47

Russian freestyle skiing star Anna Orlovskaya will miss the Sochi Winter Olympics for abusing anti-doping rules, the national anti-doping agency said Monday.

Doping battle must be more cost efficient, say medical experts

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 09:10

The fight against doping costs $300-400 million a year and sporting medical experts at a conference hosted by FIFA on Friday questioned whether it was value for money.

Lance Armstrong settles USD 3 million lawsuit over bonuses

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:53

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with an insurance company over USD 3 million in performance bonuses paid to him from 1999 to 2001, his spokesman said on Wednesday.

Rahul Dravid favours sportspersons signing `whereabouts` clause of WADA

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 00:07

Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid on Tuesday favoured sportspersons signing the "whereabout" clause of anti-doping agency WADA as this would reduce chances of corrupt practices in the game.

Senior drug tester says Jamaican doping scandals `tip of iceberg`

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 14:36

Jamaica`s most senior drug tester has claimed that the recent rash of failed tests point to a more serious problem, further deepening the doping crisis in the country`s athletics.

Murray calls for zero-tolerance on doping

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 15:29

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray called Victor Troicki and Marin Cilic "unprofessional" on Friday, adding his voice to the growing debate about the sport`s anti-doping rules.