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Olympics Doping

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...

$20 Million To Fight Cheating

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 12.14.2013 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — The International Olympic Committee is putting up $20 million to fight doping and match-fixing — considered the two biggest threats ...

That Was Fast! First Olympian Stripped Of London 2012 Medal For Doping

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Just hours after the close of the Olympics, a female shot putter from Belarus was stripped of her gold Monday in the first case of an a...

U.S. Cyclist Stripped Of 2004 Gold Medal

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 08.10.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Just days before the eight-year deadline expires, the IOC formally stripped American cyclist Tyler Hamilton of his 2004 gold for doping Frid...

French Olympic Runner Sent Home

AP | SAMUEL PETREQUIN | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

LONDON — French runner Hassan Hirt tested positive for the blood-booster EPO, an official with knowledge of the result told The Associated Press...

REPORT: U.S. Olympian To Be Stripped Of Gold Medal

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The IOC is set to formally strip American cyclist Tyler Hamilton of his gold from the 2004 Athens Games and reassign the medals after h...

Three-Time World Champ Busted For Doping

AP | STEPHEN WILSON and RAF CASERT | Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- A three-time world champion hammer thrower from Belarus was kicked out of the London Olympics on Friday because an IOC retest found his dopi...

Kovago To Miss Olympics

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Discus thrower Zoltan Kovago of Hungary has been banned for two years for a doping offense, forcing him to miss the London O...

More Than 100 Athletes Banned From Olympics

AP | Posted 07.25.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- More than 100 athletes have been kept out of the London Olympics because of doping suspensions. World Anti-Doping Agency President John Fah...

U.S. Olympic Sprinter Drops Out After Doping Test

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

-- Relay sprinter Debbie Dunn took her name off the U.S. Olympic team roster Friday after testing positive for excessive testosterone. Dunn, who fin...

Will Athletes Use Drugs At This Year's Olympics?

Chris Cooper | Posted 09.09.2012 | Books
Chris Cooper

The Olympic spirit stresses mutual understanding, friendship, solidarity and fair play. Yet by some estimates as many as 1,000 of these competitors could have used performance enhancing drugs to smooth their progress to the games.

"You Can Cure Cancer, But You Can't Cure Doping and Illegal Betting"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 03.10.2012 | Sports
Elisabeth Braw

With his wire-rimmed glasses and measured speech, Rogge -- a Belgian, former surgeon and Olympic yachtsman -- cuts a distinguished figure. He met Metro for an exclusive interview at the IOC's headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.