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#drugs in sport

# drugs-in-sport - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Irish amateur wrestler given four-year ban for doping violation
# Drugs In Sport
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# Drugs In Sport

Irish amateur wrestler given four-year ban for doping violation

Jun 16th 2020, 4:00 PM 4,034 Views 1 Comment

The athlete failed her doping control test in November and the four-year ban is place since December.

# drugs-in-sport - Monday 2 March, 2020

‘We would be foolish to say there is not some sort of drug problem in rugby’
# Challenges
From The42
# Challenges

‘We would be foolish to say there is not some sort of drug problem in rugby’

Mar 2nd 2020, 8:41 PM 42,776 Views 18 Comments

In a fascinating interview with his former coach, Shane Horgan opens up about the challenges facing rugby right now.

# drugs-in-sport - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland
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# Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

Sep 20th 2018, 6:23 PM 8,469 Views 24 Comments

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

# drugs-in-sport - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations
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# Drugs In Rugby

Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations

Jul 24th 2018, 10:16 AM 21,308 Views 17 Comments

All three suspensions are for two-year periods.

# drugs-in-sport - Monday 5 March, 2018

Scotland coach Blair says 'it would be silly' not to recall John Hardie after ban
# Hardie Buck
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# Hardie Buck

Scotland coach Blair says 'it would be silly' not to recall John Hardie after ban

Mar 5th 2018, 5:19 PM 8,659 Views 23 Comments

The Edinburgh flanker was suspended for three months for alleged cocaine use.

# drugs-in-sport - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Froome dismisses 'misinformed' calls for his suspension, begins first race since failed drug test
# Salbutamol
From The42
# Salbutamol

Froome dismisses 'misinformed' calls for his suspension, begins first race since failed drug test

Feb 14th 2018, 1:48 PM 2,643 Views 6 Comments

‘This was meant to have been a confidential process, but we are doing our best to get this resolved now,” says the Team Sky cyclist.

# drugs-in-sport - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Lessons to be learned for Irish rugby from Grobler case
# KeepRugbyClean
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# KeepRugbyClean

Lessons to be learned for Irish rugby from Grobler case

Jan 18th 2018, 10:14 AM 6,145 Views 57 Comments

‘From a values point of view, is it the right thing?’ And we need to have that discussion.’

# drugs-in-sport - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Policy for proven dopers to be reviewed after Grobler signing - IRFU chief Browne
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# Drugs In Sport

Policy for proven dopers to be reviewed after Grobler signing - IRFU chief Browne

Jan 17th 2018, 12:43 PM 6,829 Views 21 Comments

”Are we going to bring in drug cheats?’ The answer is: I don’t think we are.”

# drugs-in-sport - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'He served his ban. Every person on this planet makes mistakes'
# Doping
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# Doping

'He served his ban. Every person on this planet makes mistakes'

Jan 10th 2018, 11:40 AM 40,261 Views 71 Comments

Munster lock Gerbrandt Grobler was banned for two years in 2015 after a positive drugs test.

Four New Zealand rugby players banned for doping offences
# Drugs In Rugby
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# Drugs In Rugby

Four New Zealand rugby players banned for doping offences

Jan 10th 2018, 12:09 AM 14,729 Views 11 Comments

A New Zealand Sevens international and a former Black Fern have been suspended.

# drugs-in-sport - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Chris Froome failed drug test during La Vuelta with twice the permitted level of asthma medication
# Salbutamol
From The42
# Salbutamol

Chris Froome failed drug test during La Vuelta with twice the permitted level of asthma medication

Dec 13th 2017, 8:25 AM 20,999 Views 89 Comments

Team Sky are challenging the result of the test carried out on the dominant cyclist in September.

# drugs-in-sport - Monday 23 October, 2017

Whistleblower claims 10,000 Chinese athletes involved in state-backed doping in 80s and 90s
# Drugs In Sport
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# Drugs In Sport

Whistleblower claims 10,000 Chinese athletes involved in state-backed doping in 80s and 90s

Oct 23rd 2017, 12:00 PM 19,656 Views 21 Comments

Doctor Xue Yinxian says all medals won during the period should be handed back.

# drugs-in-sport - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Olympian representative calls for athletes to be chipped to combat doping
# A Dog's Life
From The42
# A Dog's Life

Olympian representative calls for athletes to be chipped to combat doping

Oct 11th 2017, 2:59 PM 2,754 Views 2 Comments

WOA boss Mike Miller wants the imminent technology advancement put to use.

# drugs-in-sport - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Tevez and Kuyt among 25 footballers named in latest leak by Russian hackers Fancy Bears
# TUEs
From The42
# TUEs

Tevez and Kuyt among 25 footballers named in latest leak by Russian hackers Fancy Bears

Aug 22nd 2017, 5:00 PM 37,972 Views 38 Comments

The documents published today claim over 150 players failed drugs tests in 2015.

# drugs-in-sport - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Racing brand doping probe a 'pseudo affair' as Dan Carter is cleared
# DC
From The42
# DC

Racing brand doping probe a 'pseudo affair' as Dan Carter is cleared

Apr 4th 2017, 8:47 AM 4,929 Views 0 Comments

French anti-doping authorities have ended their investigation into corticosteroid use ahead of the Top 14 final last year.

# drugs-in-sport - Monday 19 December, 2016

'FIFA are not world doping police' - Infantino
# McLaren Report
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# McLaren Report

'FIFA are not world doping police' - Infantino

Dec 19th 2016, 11:04 AM 1,886 Views 3 Comments

Football’s governing body will not strip Russia of the World Cup.

# drugs-in-sport - Monday 26 September, 2016

'I trust the process': Brailsford says Wiggins TUEs were not performance-enhancing
# Grey Sky
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# Grey Sky

'I trust the process': Brailsford says Wiggins TUEs were not performance-enhancing

Sep 26th 2016, 7:03 PM 4,427 Views 10 Comments

Team Sky GM finally breaks his silence on TUE revelations.

# drugs-in-sport - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

'Mo has nothing to hide': Farah and Nadal defend drug use after latest record leaks
# Fancy Bears
From The42
# Fancy Bears

'Mo has nothing to hide': Farah and Nadal defend drug use after latest record leaks

Sep 20th 2016, 10:10 AM 5,733 Views 18 Comments

Athletes obtained TUEs which allowed them to take banned substances for medical reasons.

# drugs-in-sport - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Chris Froome says he has nothing to hide as hackers release more medical files
# Anti-doping
From The42
# Anti-doping

Chris Froome says he has nothing to hide as hackers release more medical files

Sep 15th 2016, 1:40 PM 6,119 Views 22 Comments

Froome and Bradley Wiggins among five British athletes named in latest WADA file leak.

# drugs-in-sport - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

Aug 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,328 Views 26 Comments

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

# drugs-in-sport - Friday 12 August, 2016

Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track

Aug 12th 2016, 11:00 PM 54,208 Views 70 Comments

“My doping is training. My doping is Jesus. Otherwise I’m crystal clean,” Olympic gold medalist Ayana said today after smashing the world record by 14 seconds.

# drugs-in-sport - Monday 8 August, 2016

'Zero tolerance' for doping, insists Zaur, as Irish boxing team break their silence
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

'Zero tolerance' for doping, insists Zaur, as Irish boxing team break their silence

Aug 8th 2016, 6:10 AM 11,863 Views 4 Comments

Confusion continues as Michael O’Reilly’s drugs appeal expected to be heard early this week.

# drugs-in-sport - Friday 24 June, 2016

Just 42 days before the Olympics starts, WADA suspends Rio drug lab
# Testing Times
From The42
# Testing Times

Just 42 days before the Olympics starts, WADA suspends Rio drug lab

Jun 24th 2016, 7:19 PM 3,849 Views 3 Comments

There are yet more concerns about the integrity of the Rio Games with under six weeks to go.

# drugs-in-sport - Friday 10 June, 2016

IAAF suspends deputy director over allegations of Russian doping cover-up
# Drugs In Sport
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# Drugs In Sport

IAAF suspends deputy director over allegations of Russian doping cover-up

Jun 10th 2016, 3:01 PM 2,237 Views 0 Comments

Nick Davies sent an email to the son of Lamine Diack which outlined a plan to delay bans for Russian drug cheats until after the 2013 World Championships.

# drugs-in-sport - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Sharapova fights for her tennis life as anti-doping panel decides on 'heart drug' ban
# Maria Sharapova
From The42
# Maria Sharapova

Sharapova fights for her tennis life as anti-doping panel decides on 'heart drug' ban

May 18th 2016, 12:06 PM 22,873 Views 25 Comments

Tennis superstar faces four-year ban if panel finds that she deliberately broke anti-doping rules.

# drugs-in-sport - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Unregulated, unlicensed and unsafe: Teens warned about abusing gym supplements
# Pumping Iron
# Pumping Iron

Unregulated, unlicensed and unsafe: Teens warned about abusing gym supplements

Apr 30th 2016, 7:45 AM 26,642 Views 39 Comments

There are increasing concerns over the safety of sports supplements.

# drugs-in-sport - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Liverpool suspend Sakho following 'possible anti-doping violation'
# Drugs In Sport
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# Drugs In Sport

Liverpool suspend Sakho following 'possible anti-doping violation'

Apr 23rd 2016, 1:37 PM 10,444 Views 48 Comments

A report in France claims that Sakho has been taking a fat-burning supplement which caused the failed test.

# drugs-in-sport - Friday 8 April, 2016

GAA ready to embrace anti-doping blood testing - Dr Una May
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# Drugs In Sport

GAA ready to embrace anti-doping blood testing - Dr Una May

Apr 8th 2016, 6:00 AM 2,660 Views 5 Comments

GAA players have been giving urine samples only, but that will change soon.

# drugs-in-sport - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015

Apr 7th 2016, 4:29 PM 2,523 Views 0 Comments

Two of the three positive tests last year were for a cocaine metabolite, and one of those cases is still pending.

# drugs-in-sport - Sunday 3 April, 2016

British sport rocked as Arsenal, Chelsea and Leicester embroiled in major doping exposé
# Revelations
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# Revelations

British sport rocked as Arsenal, Chelsea and Leicester embroiled in major doping exposé

Apr 3rd 2016, 10:37 AM 57,172 Views 63 Comments

Dr Mark Bonar was secretly taped by investigators from The Sunday Times.

# drugs-in-sport - Monday 14 March, 2016

'I'm gonna sue her' - Nadal insists he will take legal action over doping claims
# Drugs In Sport
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# Drugs In Sport

'I'm gonna sue her' - Nadal insists he will take legal action over doping claims

Mar 14th 2016, 12:30 PM 53,735 Views 47 Comments

The Spanish tennis star is tired of accusations made by people like former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot.

# drugs-in-sport - Sunday 13 March, 2016

World Rugby suspends two Russian players over Meldonium violations
# Drugs In Sport
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# Drugs In Sport

World Rugby suspends two Russian players over Meldonium violations

Mar 13th 2016, 12:43 PM 5,624 Views 8 Comments

Rugby’s governing body has confirmed the suspensions.

# drugs-in-sport - Friday 11 March, 2016

There have been 99 positive tests this year for 'Sharapova's heart drug'
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

There have been 99 positive tests this year for 'Sharapova's heart drug'

Mar 11th 2016, 3:57 PM 24,003 Views 30 Comments

Meldonium hit headlines when tennis star Maria Sharapova tested positive at Australian Open.

# drugs-in-sport - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Sharapova was 'reckless beyond description', says former WADA chief Dick Pound
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

Sharapova was 'reckless beyond description', says former WADA chief Dick Pound

Mar 9th 2016, 11:30 AM 8,070 Views 24 Comments

Sharapova faces four-year ban following doping positive at the Australian Open.

# drugs-in-sport - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

There were no failed doping tests at this year's Rugby World Cup
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

There were no failed doping tests at this year's Rugby World Cup

Dec 1st 2015, 3:46 PM 4,412 Views 10 Comments

World Rugby say they carried out 468 tests on players during the tournament.

# drugs-in-sport - Monday 16 November, 2015

'There is no room for not knowing': WRU issue strong warning after handing out two PED bans
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

'There is no room for not knowing': WRU issue strong warning after handing out two PED bans

Nov 16th 2015, 3:33 PM 7,718 Views 3 Comments

The union has handed down bans of four and two years to players from the second tier SWALEC Division 1.

# drugs-in-sport - Saturday 26 September, 2015

'I've been tested numerous times' - Heaslip says there's no drug problem in rugby
# KeepRugbyClean
From The42
# KeepRugbyClean

'I've been tested numerous times' - Heaslip says there's no drug problem in rugby

Sep 26th 2015, 1:05 PM 7,483 Views 14 Comments

World Rugby are pushing an anti-doping message at the World Cup today.

# drugs-in-sport - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

RTL hit back at Boudjellal and link Toulon players to growth hormones
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

RTL hit back at Boudjellal and link Toulon players to growth hormones

Sep 8th 2015, 5:22 PM 8,031 Views 9 Comments

The drama continues in Toulon…

Boudjellal defends Toulon after doping allegations in French media
# Allegations
From The42
# Allegations

Boudjellal defends Toulon after doping allegations in French media

Sep 8th 2015, 10:35 AM 12,981 Views 9 Comments

It has been alleged that pharmacies in Toulon were illegally providing players with products.

# drugs-in-sport - Sunday 6 September, 2015

South African rugby international gets two-year ban for doping
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

South African rugby international gets two-year ban for doping

Sep 6th 2015, 3:54 PM 10,801 Views 9 Comments

Chiliboy Ralepelle tested positive for the banned substance drostanolone.

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