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WADA set to investigate claims Russians used performance enhancing gas at Sochi 2014

Claims Russian athletes used xenon gas during the Sochi 2014 Olympics, which is said to increase the levels of erythropoietin (EPO) in the body,...

Performance-Enhancing Drug Use More Prevalent than Type 1 Diabetes or HIV Infection

A new Scientific Statement issued recently by The Endocrine Society represents a comprehensive evaluation of available information on the prevalence and medical consequences of...

UK Body Slams WADA’s Approach to Athlete Use Of Recreational Drugs

With just a week to go before anti-doping chiefs gather in Johannesburg to adopt a revised version of the World Anti-Doping Code, a UK...

Lance Armstrong Willing To Honestly Testify About Doping

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has told the BBC he will testify with "100% transparency and honesty" at any future inquiry into doping. The American,...

No New WADA Labs for Europe or North America

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has served notice that no additional anti-doping laboratories will be approved over the next five years in either Europe...

Athletes Less Likely to Dope if They are Part of a Team, Study Claims

Athletes are less likely to take drugs if they are part of a team than if they are competing as individuals, research undertaken by...

Record drugs bans will “boost” baseball-softball Olympic bid, claim WBSC officials

A record drugs ban imposed on Alex Rodriguez, baseball's highest paid star, has improved the sport's chance of winning back its place on the Olympic...

McQuaid Undermined over Doping by Head of USADA

Pat McQuaid's claim that the International Cycling Union (UCI) is taking the battle against drugs seriously faces being badly undermined after United States Anti-Doping...

Braun, A-Rod are not all that ails Major League Baseball

While Major League Baseball (MLB) fans and allies—the Baseball Writers Association of America–parade Ryan Braun as a modern day example of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Hester...

Sebastian Coe Says Olympics is for Clean Athletes

Bans for failing a drug test should be increased from two to four years, says Sebastian Coe, London 2012 chairman and a vice-president of the...

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