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Russian athletics sue over German doping claims
Russian athletics sue over German doping claims

The Russian Athletics Federation is suing German state broadcaster ARD over allegations of systematic doping in Russian athletics aired in a documentary in December.

Swimming champion Vladimir Dyatchin retires after two-year doping ban
Swimming champion Vladimir Dyatchin retires after two-year doping ban

Russia`s two-time world open water swimming champion Vladimir Dyatchin announced his retirement Thursday after being banned for two years for doping.

IAAF probe claims Elena Lashmanova competed while banned
IAAF probe claims Elena Lashmanova competed while banned

Athletics` world governing body the IAAF confirmed Thursday they are probing claims that Russia`s Olympic 20km walk champion Elena Lashmanova took part in a race despite being on a two-year doping ban.

China star Sun Yang was `let down`: Former coach
China star Sun Yang was `let down`: Former coach

Chinese swimming star Sun Yang`s Australian coach said he felt sorry for the double Olympic champion after it emerged he had served a doping ban, telling media Thursday the athlete was "let down".

My Asiad gold a slap on face of my critics: Mandeep Kaur
My Asiad gold a slap on face of my critics: Mandeep Kaur

Back into the limelight after serving a two-year ban due to a dope offence, two-time Asian Games gold medallist Mandeep Kaur on Saturday said that she has silenced her critics who thought her career was over with her feat in the just-concluded Incheon Games.

Marin Cilic hails US Open `miracle` after doping ban
Marin Cilic hails US Open `miracle` after doping ban

 Marin Cilic hailed his maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open as a "miracle", 12 months after the towering Croatian was forced to watch the tournament from home, seething over a controversial doping ban.

Justin Gatlin continues unbeaten run in Italy
Justin Gatlin continues unbeaten run in Italy

American Justin Gatlin continued his unbeaten season over 100m by winning the Rieti meet on Sunday in a time of 9.83sec.

Mathew Kisorio makes winning return from doping ban

Kenyan long distance runner Mathew Kisorio made a winning return from a two-year doping ban on Saturday in a 15k race in Bondo, Western Kenya. 

Run Forrest, run! Justin Gatlin eyes Usain Bolt rivalry
Run Forrest, run! Justin Gatlin eyes Usain Bolt rivalry

After a sensational sprint double at the Diamond League finale, American Justin Gatlin admitted Tom Hanks` film character Forrest Gump had been an inspiration as he battled back from a four-year doping ban.

Usain Bolt chides doping officials over Tyson Gay ban

Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a "bad message to the sport", after American sprinter Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban following a positive test for an anabolic steroid.

Troicki returns as controversial doping ban ends

Viktor Troicki will make his return to tennis when his controversial one-year doping ban ends on Monday, with the Serb playing on a late wild card entry at the Swiss Open in Gstaad.

Olympic relay medals in jeopardy after Tyson Gay`s ban

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay`s 4x100 metres relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter`s doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters.

Dominique Blake loses appeal on doping violation

Suspended Jamaican 400 metres runner Dominique Blake is yet to decide if she will take her case to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) after her appeal was turned down against her six-year ban for a second doping violation.

IOC chief backs plan for 4-year doping bans

IOC President Jacques Rogge supports proposals to double the length of doping bans to four years as a way of keeping drug cheats out of the Olympics.

Rehman banned for 12-weeks after testing positive for cannabis

Pakistan left-arm spinner Abdur Rehman was on Wednesday handed a 12-week ban by the England and Wales Cricket Board after returning positive for recreational drug cannabis in a test conducted during an English county match in August.

French steeplechase runner banned for 10 years

French steeplechase runner Nour-Eddine Gezzar will have to serve a 10-year ban after a second doping offence, the French Athletics Federation said.

Over 100 athletes got London doping bans: WADA

The most stringent drug checks in Olympic history have led to the ban of 107 athletes from the London Games, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said.

8 police athletes test positive for banned substance

Eight athletes from police and paramilitary forces have tested positive during the 60th All India Police Wrestling Cluster Championship-2011 held here last month, according to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich banned for 2 years

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich was Thursday banned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for two years and stripped of his third-place finish in the 2005 race for blood doping.

Upul Tharanga looks for fresh start after ban

Tharanga, 26, who is back in the team for the first of five One-day matches against the visiting Australians, missed a tour of England because of the ban.