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'Juju' And 'Jars': How African Athletes Challenge Western Notions Of Doping

The Conversation Global | Posted 10.28.2016 | Sports
The Conversation Global

Young footballers dream of places far away and are ready to migrate at all costs. Uroš Kovač, Author provided Uroš Kovač, University of Amsterda...

This Is How Athletes Are Able to Push Limits and Break Records Without Doping

Quora | Posted 08.26.2016 | Sports

How is it possible for each generation of athletes to beat previous records and extend human physical capacity without doping? originally appeared on ...

Frank Ocean Versus The Real Ocean

David Helvarg | Posted 08.23.2016 | Green
David Helvarg

Our increasingly urbanized celebrity-driven culture and corporate ratings-driven news media are reducing people's awareness of how essential the seas are to our economy, national security, and yes, survival.

IOC Says Doping Whistleblower Who Fears For Her Life Not Its Problem

Reuters | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.21.2016 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO - Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova may be in danger after her revelations on doping in her country that triggered a massive scanda...

Losing Our Way in Rio?

michael e. jones | Posted 08.19.2016 | Sports
michael e. jones

The fame and glory earned by the Olympic victor is unmatched in any contested sporting event. It was as true during the ancient Olympic Games as it is in the remarkable spectacle of this summer's Rio Olympics.

Are You On Top Of Your Culture?: Lessons from the Olympic Doping Scandals

Jason Wingard | Posted 08.05.2016 | Sports
Jason Wingard

The Summer Olympics kick off today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I attended the U.S. Olympic Trials for Track and Field in Eugene, Oregon, during the fir...

Asia on the Medal Stand: Rio Forecasts

East-West Center | Posted 08.04.2016 | Sports
East-West Center

By Marcus Noland, Non-resident Senior Fellow with the East-West Center and Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute ...

Since Ancient Greece, the Olympics and Bribery have Gone Hand in Hand

The Conversation US | Posted 08.01.2016 | Sports
The Conversation US

By Nigel Crowther, University of Western Ontario A bronze statue, 'The Boxer of Quirinal.' Sometimes ancient Greek boxers would bribe their opponents....

The Solution To Doping Is To Extend The Blame Beyond Athletes

Silvia Camporesi | Posted 07.25.2016 | Sports
Silvia Camporesi

Despite continued efforts, the practice of doping persists and seems to be so entrenched in professional sports that no doping sanctions, however harsh, will be able to eradicate it.

Some Insight Into the Sports-Doping Epidemic in the Former Soviet Union

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 06.22.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Russia's use of state-sponsored doping to try to resurrect the glory of Soviet athletics has backfired, with its track and field athletes becoming the first entire team ever banned from the Olympics. But Russia isn't the only country in the region to go into overdrive on performance-enhancing drugs. This kind of cheating is rampant across the former Soviet Union.

Unintentional Doping: Legal Lessons from Maria Sharapova's Court

Rick Collins | Posted 06.14.2016 | Sports
Rick Collins

On Wednesday, June 8th, an independent three-member tribunal appointed by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) banned tennis star Maria Sharapova...

Russian Insider: State-Run Doping Led To Gold In 2014 Winter Olympics

The New York Times | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.12.2016 | World

LOS ANGELES — Dozens of Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, including at least 15 medal winners, were part of a state-run doping ...

Is The Win-at-All-Costs Culture Ruining Youth Sports?

Travis Tygart | Posted 08.21.2016 | Sports
Travis Tygart

The first step in righting this ship is understanding where the negative behavior stems from. More often than not, it's the adults in the room, not the youth participants themselves who initiate it.

Undercover Video Raises Questions: Did Seattle Seahawks Chiropractor Have Business Link With Individuals in Al Jazeera Doping Documentary?

Kevin Hirten | Posted 02.08.2016 | Sports
Kevin Hirten

In a recent interview with the New York Times, world-renowned chiropractor Gerry Ramogida claimed that he was shocked by an Al Jazeera investigation into performance enhancing drugs. In the program, several of Ramogida's alleged business partners were exposed, appearing to offer banned drugs to a British athlete. That athlete, Liam Collins, was working undercover for Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit.

Ryan Howard And Ryan Zimmerman Sue Al Jazeera Over Doping Report

Reuters | Justin Block | Posted 01.06.2016 | Sports

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 - The Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman and Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard sued the Al Jazeera America television network for...

Company Linked To Al Jazeera Doping Story Abruptly Shuts Down

The New York Times | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 01.05.2016 | Sports

When last seen, Charles Sly starred in a do-it-yourself YouTube confessionin which he insisted that everything he had said to an undercover Al Jazeera...

Watch The Documentary Linking Peyton Manning And Others To A Doping Ring

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 12.28.2015 | Sports

A new investigation alleging that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and other star athletes used performance-enhancing drugs has rocked the sp...

Peyton Manning Calls Doping Allegations 'Complete Trash'

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.27.2015 | Sports

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is "sickened" and "disgusted" by the recent claims that he and other athletes used performance-enhancing dru...

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 ...

Brazil's Fans Turn to Violent Crime as Economy Sputters

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.11.2016 | World
Eric Ehrmann

In São Paulo recently, gunmen raided the fan club of popular first division soccer team Corinthians called Pavilion 9 during a party, forced eight members to the floor and murdered them in cold blood.

Do Transgender Athletes Have an Unfair Advantage?

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Perhaps no transgender issue brings out more anger than the idea of transgender women competing in athletics. This was evident again when a female transgender CrossFit athlete was told, in writing, by the CrossFit governing body that she cannot compete as a woman.

INFOGRAPHIC: A Brief History Of Olympic Doping

Posted 02.26.2014 | Sports

Fair play and ethical behavior are among the fundamental principles of Olympism laid out in the Olympic Charter. It is these lofty ideals conceived by...

Is the Steroid Scandal Good for Baseball?

Cassius Shuman | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Cassius Shuman

Every time I hear news about the steroid scandal's impact on the game of Major League Baseball I cringe. I don't know why, but even after all of the revelations I still find it shocking.

Liespotting Ryan Braun

Pamela Meyer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Pamela Meyer

Though Braun was able to bluff his way past MLB officials for the better part of two years, they clearly suspected something was up. Sometimes those suspicions are intuitive; sometimes they come from a trained eye.

Do MLB Players Deserve Suspension or Drug Rehab?

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports
Stephanie R. Caudle

Could this be the worst doping scandal in sports history? Quite possibly. Do I believe more suspensions are on the way? Definitely.