Entire Italian cycling family faces doping ban

Italian Olympic Committee (Coni) prosecutors have asked for an entire family to be banned for doping offences related to a case involving Alessandro Petacchi.

Australian swimmer Napoleon gets 3-month ban

Australian swimmer Ryan Napoleon has been ordered to serve a three-month doping ban and miss the CWG.

Gatlin wins heat in first race after four-year ban

US sprinter Justin Gatlin easily won his 100 metres heat in his first competitive race after a four-year doping ban.

Morocco`s Jamel Chatbi fails drugs test

Morocco`s Jamel Chatbi withdrew from world championship men`s steeplechase final after testing positive for the stimulant clenbuterol, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said.

Gasquet confident before doping ban appeal

Richard Gasquet is confident the CAS will accept he took cocaine inadvertently when they rule on an appeal against a decision allowing him to return from a doping ban.

Pechstein appeals against doping ban

Olympic speed skating champion Claudia Pechstein has appealed against a two-year ban after testing positive for blood doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said.