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Details of Armstrong Doping Charges Revealed

Posted October 10th, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency says the cycling team led by seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong was involved in a sophisticated doping program. USADA chief executive Travis Tygart said the American cyclists’ use of performance-enhancing drugs was “the most professionalized and successful doping program that the sport has ever seen.” USADA has stripped Armstrong […]

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US Anti-Doping Agency Bans Lance Armstrong from Triathlons

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has brought formal charges against seven-time Tour de France cycling champion Lance Armstrong. In a letter obtained by The Washington Post newspaper, officials accuse Armstrong of using several banned performance-enhancing drugs, including steroids and human-growth hormones. The letter says the charges are based on evidence uncovered during an investigation of his […]

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Sports Court Overturns IOC Doping Eligibility Rule

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected an International Olympic Committee doping eligibility rule, clearing the way for dozens of athletes who used illegal drugs to compete at next year’s London Olympics. A three-man panel at the Lausanne-based court Thursday upheld the appeal by reigning 400-meter Olympic champion LeShawn Merritt of the United States, […]

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5 North Korean Footballers Failed Doping Test

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 4:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Five North Korean football players have now tested positive for a banned steroid at the women’s World Cup in Germany. Football’s world governing body, FIFA, announced three new cases on Saturday, but did not disclose the women’s names. FIFA ordered testing for all members of the North Korean club after two of its players — […]

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Indian Sports Centers Raided for Banned Drugs

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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India’s National Anti-Doping Agency has conducted raids at two of the country’s top sports centers in search of banned drugs. A raid Monday at the the center for elite athletes in the southern city of Bangalore comes after a string of doping cases earlier this month. The agency also searched the National Institute of Sports […]

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Indian Athletes Test Positive for Doping

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Three Indian athletes have tested positive for banned substances. The director-general of India’s National Anti-Doping Agency said Friday that Sini Jose, Jauna Murmu and Tiana Mary Thomas will appear before a disciplinary panel after results from a second test or “B samples” tested positive. Jose, Murmu and Mary are all 400-meter runners and are among […]

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