Doping scandal comes as ''zero'' surprise to NZ Olympian Nick Willis

Revelations that hundreds of endurance runners returned suspect samples in anti-doping tests over an 11-year period came as "zero" surprise to Olympic 1,500 metres silver medallist Nick Willis.

Park Tae-hwan's team says he asked for doping assurances

Park Tae-hwan's team says he asked for doping assurances

South Korea`s Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan maintains he was not told about the contents of an injection that led to him to failing a doping test and says a doctor currently on trial for professional negligence said the shot was safe.

Lance Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Floyd Landis to produce records

Lance Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Floyd Landis to produce records

Lance Armstrong's girlfriend can be questioned under oath about what she knows of his doping past, and his former teammate-turned-antagonist Floyd Landis will have to turn over records of investigations into his own previous doping case, a federal judge has decided.

Chris Froome reveals missed doping test

Chris Froome reveals missed doping test

British cycling star Chris Froome revealed Thursday he had missed a drugs test earlier this year but said it was his own fault.

Top South African sprinter Simon Magakwe banned

Top South African sprinter Simon Magakwe banned

Leading South African sprinter Simon Magakwe will miss the 2016 Olympic Games after refusing to take an out-of-competition doping test, the national association announced Wednesday.

Indian bowler Mohammed Shami undergoes doping test in Australia

Indian bowler Mohammed Shami undergoes doping test in Australia

Indian pace bowler Mohammed Shami on Friday underwent a doping test in Melbourne. The International Cricket Council will conduct random testing of players during the quadrennial tournament Down Under.

Jordan coach Ray Wilkins hopping mad over doping fiasco

Jordan coach Ray Wilkins hopping mad over doping fiasco

Jordan coach Ray Wilkins blasted Asian Cup organisers on Thursday after a botched doping test made one of his players sick, potentially ruling him out of the tournament.

Jordan protest after dope test makes striker Ahmad Hayel ill

Jordan protest after dope test makes striker Ahmad Hayel ill

Jordan lodged a formal protest at the Asian Cup on Wednesday after claiming a bungled doping test had made one of their players be sick.

Asian Cup: Jordan striker to sit out match after ''cancelled'' doping test

Asian Cup: Jordan striker to sit out match after ''cancelled'' doping test

Jordan striker Ahmed Hayel has been ruled out of Friday`s Asian Cup match against Palestine in Melbourne after a "cancelled" doping test, the team said on Wednesday.

Lee Chong Wei to fly to Norway for doping test: Report

Lee Chong Wei to fly to Norway for doping test: Report

Malaysia`s badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei, who is reported to have failed an initial doping test, will travel to Norway on Sunday for follow-up testing, media said Wednesday.

Malaysian badminton officials "shocked" over doping claims

Malaysian badminton officials "shocked" over doping claims

Malaysian badminton officials expressed "shock" on Sunday in their first response to doping allegations following reports that world number one Lee Chong Wei failed a test.

Former world champion Amantle Montsho fails doping test

Former world champion Amantle Montsho has failed a doping test following her fourth finish at the women`s 400m at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 July 29.

German athlete confirms positive doping test

German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle confirmed media reports that she failed a doping test at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, German media said Friday.

IOC dismisses complaint over late-night Goergl drug test

A late-night doping test conducted on Alpine skier and medal hopeful Elisabeth Goergl hours before she was due to compete was within the rules, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday, dismissing Austria`s complaint.

Jamaica`s Hue gets nine-month doping ban, doctor four years

Jamaica midfielder Jermaine Hue has been banned for nine months for failing a doping test and the team doctor suspended for four years, FIFA said on Thursday.

Russia may launch sports doping probe

Russia`s Federal Drug Control Service could start a major investigation into sports doping by the country`s athletes, the head of the All Russian Athletics Federation said.

Armstrong steps down as Livestrong chairman, Nike terminates contract

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong stepped down on Wednesday as chairman of Livestrong, the cancer-fighting charity, in a fallout of the doping scandal swirling around the famed cyclist.

Belarus still recognises Ostapchuk as Olympic champion: minister

Belarus still recognises female shot putter Nadezhda Ostapchuk as an Olympic champion, Deputy Sports and Tourism Minister of Belarus Cheslav Shulga has said.

Mountain biker Margarita Fullana tests positive for EPO

Spanish mountain biker Margarita Fullana has been provisionally suspended by the International Cycling Union (UCI) after failing a dope test.

Mountain biker Margarita Fullana tests positive for EPO

Spanish mountain biker Margarita Fullana has been provisionally suspended by the International Cycling Union (UCI) after failing a dope test.