Doping

Only 4 out of 12 medallists tested for doping: Weightlifting coach

Indian weightlifters and doping have finally parted ways, feels a relieved women`s team coach Hansa Sharma, who was at the background as the country`s lifters bagged as many as 12 medals at the Commonwealth Games, thus burying the ghosts associated with the doping menace.

Doping shock rocks Games, Aussies set set for relay sweep

The Commonwealth Games were rocked by a first doping case on Tuesday on a day when Australia stayed on course to sweep all six gold medals on offer in the relays on the final day of swimming at the Commonwealth Games.

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.

German Olympic champion banned for doping

Former Olympic champion Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle has been handed a two-year ban for doping at the Sochi Olympic Games in February

German Olympic champion banned for doping

Former Olympic champion Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle has been handed a two-year ban for doping at the Sochi Olympic Games in February.

Lance Armstrong plays golf `to kill boredom`

Lance Armstrong has revealed that he plays golf these days after his doping scandal surfaced in 2012.

Banned U.S. sprinter Gay to make return in Lausanne

Former world sprint champion Tyson Gay will return from a one-year doping suspension at next month`s Lausanne Diamond League meeting, organisers said on Monday.

Deco cleared of doping charges

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

Russia`s Efimova handed 16-month doping ban by FINA

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, who won a bronze medal at the London Olympics, has been banned for 16 months by the sport`s governing body FINA for a doping offence.

Dominique Blake`s six-year ban for `second` doping reduced on appeal

The six-year ban on Jamaican runner Dominique Blake for a second doping offence has reportedly been cut to four-and-a-half years on appeal.

Scottish swimmer Michael Jamieson slams `lenient treatment` of Tyson Gay despite failed drug test

Scottish swimming star Michael Jamieson has said that American sprinter Tyson Gay has received a light punishment over his failed drug test.

Latvian player gets 18-month doping ban

A Latvian ice hockey player has been banned for 18 months for failing a doping control during the 2014 Winter Olympics, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said Tuesday.

IOC announces another doping case from Sochi Games

Latvian ice hockey player Ralfs Freibergs became the eighth athlete and third hockey player to fail the Sochi Olympics dope tests.

I`m still Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong says

Lance Armstrong, in a rare interview, says he still considers himself a Tour de France champion despite his spectacular fall from grace for using performance-enhancing drugs.

Armstrong`s cycling manager banned for ten years for `doping involvement`

The former cycling manager of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reportedly been handed a ten-year ban for his involvement in doping.

Memphis guard Calathes hit with 20-game doping ban

Nick Calathes, a Greek rookie backup guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, was suspended 20 games without pay Friday by the NBA for a doping violation, the league announced.

JADCO admit to errors in Campbell-Brown case

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) has admitted to procedural breaches during its collecting of a sample from two-time 200 metres Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown in 2013.

BWF lifts doping ban on Korean players

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said Tuesday it had lifted a one-year ban imposed on Korean players Lee Yong-Dae and Kim Ki-Jung for missing doping tests, citing "new evidence" exonerating them.

Jamaican sprinter Simpson handed 18-month doping ban

Athens Olympics relay champion Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine during last June`s Jamaican trials.

Multi Olympic medallist Simpson banned for doping

Jamaica`s 2008 Olympic women`s 100 metres silver medallist Sherone Simpson received an 18-month suspension for doping from the Jamaica Anti-Doping (JADCO) Disciplinary Panel on Tuesday.

Olympic champion Adams expected life ban for Ostapchuk

Olympic shotput champion Valerie Adams had expected her former rival Nadzeya Ostapchuk to get a life ban for doping offences that saw her stripped of the London Olympics and 2005 world championships gold medals, the New Zealander`s manager has said.

Korean body fined over missed doping tests

Badminton`s world governing body said Friday it has fined the Badminton Korea Association $40,000 for negligence after two players were banned for missing doping tests.

USADA chief says `Lightning` Bolt `constantly let down` by Jamaica`s drugs policy

The chief executive of United States Anti-Doping Agency ( USADA) has said that Jamaican sprinting star Usain Bolt is suffering from his country`s much-criticised drugs policy.

USADA set to reveal list of `edited` names included in Armstrong`s investigation

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is reportedly prepared to reveal the list of the 37 `edited` names included in its investigation of tarnished cyc list Lance Armstrong to the independent commission created to look into the sport`s murky past.

US researchers develop `1,000 times more sensitive` sports doping test

American researchers have reportedly developed a new way to detect performance-enhancing drugs, which they claim is `1,000 times more sensitive` than current tests.

Midfielder Deco cleared of doping

Former Portugal international midfielder Deco is set to sue authorities for damages after being cleared of doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Asafa Powell now set to learn his fate April 10

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell must wait until April 10 to learn if he can resume his career this year after submissions were completed Wednesday in a doping hearing.

German athlete denies conscious doping

The attorneys of German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle Monday denied the accusation of conscious or "even willful" doping, three days after the biathlete was kicked out of the Sochi Games due to positive doping test result.

First doping shocks hit Sochi Games

The first doping cases to hit the 2014 Sochi Games emerged Friday after a double gold-medal winning German female biathlete and an Italian bobsledder tested positive for banned substances.