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# anti-doping
Top UFC fighter Romero flagged for potential doping violation
USADA investigating one of Romero’s out of competition samples.
# anti-doping
Irish motorsport driver suspended after testing positive for banned substance
Motorsport Ireland and Sport Ireland have confirmed a 15-month ban for Gareth Hayden.
# on the ball
'We always felt it would be pretty impossible to say Gaelic games is 100% clean'
Feargal McGill insists the GAA will not become complacent about drug-testing.
# anti-doping
Norman Parke's conqueror 'provisionally suspended' under UFC's anti-doping rules
The Brazilian veteran most recently competed at UFC Fight Night 77.
# drugs in sport
There were no failed doping tests at this year's Rugby World Cup
World Rugby say they carried out 468 tests on players during the tournament.
# anti-doping
Footballer charged with anti-doping violation involving recreational drug use
The player will contest the charge.
# KeepRugbyClean
'I've been tested numerous times' - Heaslip says there's no drug problem in rugby
World Rugby are pushing an anti-doping message at the World Cup today.
# drugs in sport
RTL hit back at Boudjellal and link Toulon players to growth hormones
The drama continues in Toulon…
# No Dopes
The anti-doping chief who helped bring down Marion Jones and Lance is now working for the UFC
Jeff Novitzky wants to develop “a new gold standard testing program.”
# one step ahead
New illegal substances fuel sports cheats
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach called this week for a renewed focus on the “evils” of doping and protection of “clean athletes.”
# in conversation
USADA's Travis Tygart tells about Lance, Gatlin's comeback, and the war on doping
US anti-doping boss was in Dublin to speak at a seminar yesterday
# dope
Stark new anti-doping ad shows cheating tars everyone involved in sport
The Irish Sports Council have launched a new campaign.
# suspended
Former world champion Montsho fails drugs test at Commonwealth Games
The banned stimulant methylhexaneamine was present in the 31-year-old’s ‘A’ Sample.
# Testing
Rugby had higher percentage of positive drugs tests than athletics in 2013
1.3 per cent of the samples taken in rugby showed the presence of prohibited substances.
# Doping
South Africa hooker Ralepelle tests positive for anabolic steroid - report
The 27-year-old is now at risk of a two-year ban from playing.
# drugs in sport
Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is 'unjust and unfair'
The Jamaican sprint star tested positive for oxilophrine last year.
# Controversy
German anti-doping doctor resigns over pic of Kevin-Prince Boateng drinking and smoking
The Schalke midfielder was photographed in the dressing room while waiting for a drugs test.
# fifth
Ireland move up one place in IRB world rankings despite Twickenham defeat
Joe Schmidt’s side advance up the list mainly thanks to France’s poor result.
# Doping
Web closing on drugs cheats as new test nets 260 positives
The improved tests did not reveal any further positive results for international cycling body UCI or world football governing body FIFA.
# Testing times
Moscow lab suspended ahead of Winter Olympics
The Russian facility has been closed because of questions over the quality of their tests.
# Doping
Irish national champion hit with two-year ban after failing doping test
Tomas Rauktys, 28, tested positive after his wins at the Senior Track and Field Championships in July.
# anti-doping
Anti-doping team to investigate Jamaica despite ‘ludicrous’ delay attempts
Athletes, including Usain Bolt, could be banned from competition if Jamaica is found to be non-compliant.
# anti-doping
World anti-doping bosses to open 'extraordinary' audit of Jamaican testing
WADA to investigate months at the beginning of 2012 where there was “no effective operation” by Jamaican authorities.
# Cycling
Chris Horner team defend doping test claims, threaten action
The newly-crowned Vuelta champion changed hotel to stay with his wife, they say.
# Athletics
Ben Johnson claims drugs still blighting athletics
The man who lost a gold medal in 1988 has turned anti-doping campaigner.
# anti-doping
IRFU report shows 74% decrease in international squad drug testing
However, anti-doping controls have increased at each of provincial, under 20 and academy levels of the game.
# anti-doping
Brian Magee hit with 6-month ban for doping violation
Magee, who boxed for Ireland at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, took a supplement which contained two banned substances.
# riposte
UCI appealing Spanish ruling to destroy blood bags
The judgement would prevent officials from identifying blood-doping clients.
# anti-doping
Biological passports to be in place for World Cup 2014, FIFA says
A delegation from WADA met with football’s governing body yesterday.
# anti-doping
Football needs to step up fight against doping, says WADA boss
John Fahey, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency, was speaking in Dublin yesterday.
# anti-doping
GAA serious about cutting numbers of missed doping tests
WADA President John Fahey met ministers in Dublin yesterday where he asked for help in making minor changes to proposed data protection legislation at European level.
# anti-doping
8 doping violations in 2012, says Irish Sports Council
And a dozen teams missed tests, including eight GAA sides, according to a new report.
# Operation Puerto
Fuentes on trial as 'Operation Puerto' doping case opens in Spanish courts
Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes is one of five people who go on trial in the high-profile doping case today.
# Cycling
Embattled cycling chief McQuaid turns on 'arrogant' LeMond
The UCI president is resisting calls from the Tour de France champion, and others, to resign.
# Frustration
Exasperated UCI criticise USADA over Armstrong delay
UCI are still waiting to examine for themselves the evidence compiled against the American cycling legend.
# Punishment
Chicago Marathon says Armstrong can't run
It is the latest setback for the US cyclist, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles last month.
# Guilty
Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test
Bruno Pinheiro Carra was tested out of competition on August 24.
# Saga
Dismissed: Lance Armstrong's suit against USADA
The Austin court noted ‘troubling aspects’ of the USADA case against Armstrong, but ruled that the jurisdiction lay elsewhere.
# anti-doping
3 Lance Armstrong associates get lifetime bans
It’s been a tough week for the seven-time Tour de France champion. And it’s not getting any easier.