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Anti Doping

Russia's headlong rush into populism

The Conversation Global | Posted 01.14.2017 | Sports
The Conversation Global

Vladimir Putin has developed populism across many fields, from his own image to Russian sport and media. Kremlin Press office Antoine Arjakovsky, Col...

The World Anti-Doping Agency Just Shut Down Rio's Olympic Lab

Reuters | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.24.2016 | Sports

SAO PAULO, June 24 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the credentials of a testing laboratory in Rio de Janeiro that didn't conform w...

Russia Assures International Bodies Of Commitment Against Doping

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.13.2015 | World

MOSCOW, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Friday he would co-operate with international organisations to improve his cou...

Russians Are Slamming The World Anti-Doping Agency Report

Vocativ | Posted 11.11.2016 | World

The 323-page report, released on Monday, November 9, by the World Anti-Doping Agency (or WADA), implicates athletes, coaches, trainers and athletic institutions in a widespread drug-cheating program.

Meet The Main Players In Russia's Massive Doping Scandal

Associated Press / Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.10.2015 | Sports

MOSCOW (AP) — Following the release of an explosive report into Russian doping, here is a look at some of the main players in the scandal: Earlier ...

DOPED: A Look at Anti-Drug Agenda in Sports

Terry Lyons | Posted 10.01.2016 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Whether it is the integrity of the "game" officials or the competency of the "table" officials, such as the game timer and official scorer, the proper enforcement of the playing rules is always at the very foundation of sport.

Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Violated Anti-Doping Rules Before Pacquiao Fight

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.10.2015 | Sports

The day before his May 2 bout against Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather received illegal intravenous injections of saline and vitamins, according to a...

Doubt and Doping: The Lance Armstrong Saga

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.05.2012 | Sports
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

A struggle with doubt is, by necessity, a struggle with faith. In this chapter, that faith is in Lance Armstrong.

CHART: What We Thought USADA Stood For Before It Banned Armstrong

Posted 08.24.2012 | Comedy

The USADA... those are the people who decide what's going on with your meat, right? Wrong. But that's kind of what we thought, too. Examining more clo...

Floyd Landis Is Positively Lying

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bob Cesca

Floyd has inexplicably decided to put his utter absence of veracity up against the classiest, most popular riders in the world today. Good luck with that, Floyd.

Doping at the Vancouver Olympics

Andy Miah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andy Miah

While there may be widespread support for cleansing sport of doping, we should consider why we spend time prohibiting performance enhancement when we ask athletes to break the known limits of human capability.

Is the PGA Tour's Anti-Doping Policy Effective?

Ben Eagle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ben Eagle

Doug Barron, the first PGA tour player suspended for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, asked a federal court to lift his suspension. Not only is he right to ask for the ban to be lifted, the PGA should comply, and quickly.