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Ramirez, Ortiz Doping Report: Sluggers Tested Positive In 2003

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz became the latest star implicated in baseball's ever-growing drug scandal, acknowledging Thursday that...

Lance is Back: Time to Make EPO Legal?

Peter A. Ubel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Peter A. Ubel

Athletes who use EPO try to increase their hemoglobin level enough to increase their performance without experiencing a stroke. This isn't too hard to do.

Judge Blocks NFL From Suspending 5 Players For Doping Violations

AP | CHRIS WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A federal judge on Friday blocked the NFL from suspending five players for violating the league's anti-doping policy by using ...

North Korean Shooter and Vietnamese Gymnast Fail Doping Tests

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — A North Korean shooter was stripped of his two medals and expelled from the Beijing Olympics along with a Vietnamese gymnast Friday af...

U.S. Swimmer Jessica Hardy Withdraws From Games

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Swimmer Jessica Hardy will try to have her possible two-year suspension "reduced substantially" after a failed drug test cost her ...

Seven Russian Olympians Suspended In Doping Scandal

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BRUSSELS, Belgium — With only one week to go before the Beijing Olympics, Russia suddenly has its own version of a BALCO doping scandal involvin...

Olympic Swimmer Jessica Hardy Tests Positive For Banned Substance, Contests Results

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Jessica Hardy's first trip to the Olympics could be over before it began. The swimmer tested positive for a banned substance, leav...

Doping and Dissent: Achilles Heels of the Beijing Olympics?

Jamie Metzl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Metzl

The average American Olympic viewer will be surprised at the magnificent story of China's rise, and the message will get through that America has a global competitor for the first time in twenty years.

I Want One of Those Suits!

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

As the world prepares to meet in Beijing for our quadrennial festival of sport, it seems clear that years of training and clean living will mean nothing without one of those terrific mega-swimsuits.

Bulgaria Withdraws 11 Weightlifters For Doping

AP | Veselin Toshkov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Bulgaria's weightlifting federation will withdraw its team from the Beijing Games after 11 lifters tested positive for a steroid, t...

Congress Begins Baseball Investigation: Wants Manuel Tejada Probed

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Congress began its public examination of the Mitchell Report into baseball's steroids era by calling Tuesday for the Justice Department to look into w...

Study: Average Steroid User Not Athlete, But Regular Guys Trying To Look Good

Time | MICHAEL D. LEMONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Anyone who follows the news probably has a picture of the typical steroid user: an elite athlete -- a home-run hitter, say -- trying to get an edge on...

Track Star In Doping Scandal Returns Olympic Medals

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Marion Jones has given up the five medals she won at the Sydney Olympics, days after admitting she used performance-enhancing drugs. It wasn't immedia...

Track Star Marion Jones Admits Doping Ahead Of 2000 Olympics

Washington Post | Amy Shipley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Track star Marion Jones has acknowledged using steroids as she prepared for the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney and plans to plead guilty tomorrow in New ...

Marion Jones Pleads Guilty To Lying About Steroid Use

Associated Press | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For years, Marion Jones angrily denied using steroids. On Friday, she admitted it was all a lie. The three-time Olympic gold medalist pleaded guilty...