UCI announce further anti-doping measures
UCI announce further anti-doping measures

World cycling`s governing body, the UCI, on Friday announced a number of measures to reinforce its anti-doping drive.

Lance Armstrong loses ruling over Tour de France bonuses
Lance Armstrong loses ruling over Tour de France bonuses

Lance Armstrong was ordered to pay $10 million to a sports insurance company after arbitrators ruled against the disgraced cyclist over bonuses he received during his Tour de France winning streak, the firm said on Monday.

Kenyan anti-doping body gets boost from China, Norway
Kenyan anti-doping body gets boost from China, Norway

The newly constituted Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) is ready to roll out its operation to combat the vice after entering a one-year partnership with the Chinese and Norwegian anti-doping bodies.

British hurdler Rhys Williams to return after doping ban
British hurdler Rhys Williams to return after doping ban

Olympic athlete Rhys Williams is set to compete again after a serving a ban for a positive drugs test, the 400 metre hurdle runner announced Sunday.

Cambodian athlete fails doping test at Asian Games
Cambodian athlete fails doping test at Asian Games

The Asian Games were hit by a second anti-doping violation on Thursday when the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said Cambodian soft tennis player Yi Sophany had tested positive.

Powell makes modest return to track in Lucerne

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell wasted no time getting back into the thick of the action a day after his doping ban was reduced, running a modest 10.30sec in the 100m at the Lucerne meeting on Tuesday.

Doping notice failures bring Davis one-year ban

Former world indoor and outdoor triple jump champion Walter Davis was issued a one-year ban Monday by an arbitrator for repeatedly failing to file his location with anti-doping officials.

Jamaican sprinter Powell banned for 18 months

Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel on Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year.

Russia claims anti-doping progress, must convince sceptics

Russia, for years after the fall of the Soviet Union notorious as one of the world`s worst sports doping offenders, claims to have finally made progress in the fight against drugs and but now must convince sceptics when it hosts the Olympics.

Athletes urged to be cautious on dietary supplements

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

IOC chief Bach vows toughest anti-doping program

Anti-doping measures for the 2014 Sochi Olympics will be the toughest of any Winter Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

Murray calls for zero-tolerance on doping

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.

Top swimmer Arjun Muralidharan handed two-year ban for doping

Multiple-time national champion swimmer Arjun Muralidharan has been handed a two-year ban by National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel after testing positive for stimulant Methylhexaneamine during the All India Police Aquatics Championships in March.

Zimbabwean midfielder faces FIFA anti-doping ban

FIFA has suspended Zimbabwean midfielder Chafa Devon Taitamba for six months after he was found using prohibited drugs in a World Cup preliminary match in June.

Brazil to outsource anti-doping programme for World Cup

The local organising committee of the 2014 FIFA World Cup has struck a deal with Swiss authorities to outsource part of the anti-doping program for the showpiece event.

WADA revokes Rio 2016 anti-doping lab

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revoked the licence of the testing laboratory earmarked for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Lance Armstrong faces $3m lawsuit for fraud

In a latest addition to the numerous legal challenges for Lance Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist has been slapped with a three million dollar-lawsuit claiming fraud, unjust enrichment and breach of contract by an insurance company.

WADA gives clean chit to Pistorius over doping allegations

Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius had been given a clean chit from doping charges by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), who said that it has already been made aware of the substance found in Pistorius bedroom and that it was not banned.

Lance Armstong refuses to help USADA clean up cycling

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong failed to meet anti-doping investigators before his Wednesday deadline, turning down the opportunity to help the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in their bid to clean up the much-maligned sport of cycling.

Armstrong's confession is a publicity stunt: WADA President

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey slammed Lance Armstrong`s confession on Oprah’s show calling it a "controlled public relations" stunt.