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# Doping Controversy

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# success
Brazier brushes off doping controversy to win 800m gold
The 22-year-old American produced a tactical masterclass at Doha’s Khalifa Stadium.
# Controversy
Gatlin returns to Olympic reckoning with fastest 100m since ban
Former Olympic gold medalist Justin Gatlin, banned for four years in 2006, outpaced Asafa Powell at Friday’s Diamond League meeting in Doha.
# At last
CAS to publish Contador ruling on Monday
The announcement comes 16 months after the three-time Tour de France winner tested positive for the steroid clenbuterol.
# Gag order
Doping controversy lands Kimmage in hot water
Award-winning journalist Paul Kimmage, an outspoken critic of corruption in cycling, is being sued by two former presidents of the sport’s governing body.
# Unlikely
Cristiane 'Cyborg' Santos blames supplement for positive test
The divisive fighter claims a weight-loss product she used was tainted with anabolic steroids.
# Suspense
Conclusion of case leaves Contador with uneasy wait
The three-time Tour de France winner won’t learn the outcome of his four-day hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport for another “six to eight weeks”.
# Misbehaviour
Uh oh: former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens to be retried on perjury charges
Former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens is facing a retrial on charges that he lied to federal investigators about his use of performance enhancing drugs.
# Scandal
American sprinter tests positive for banned substance
Former American 100m champion Michael Rodgers has tested positive for a banned stimulant. The result casts doubt on his participation in this month’s World Championships in Daegu.
# Dieting
Touré back in training as City target Swansea
The FA ban preventing him from taking part in “football-related activities” may not yet have expired, but Kolo Toure has been given special dispensation to return to training with Manchester City.
# Neverending Story
Contador hearing postponed until November
In response to a request for additional time from the World Anti-Doping Agency, Alberto Contador’s hearing at the Court of Arbitartion for Sport has been postponed, most likely until November.
Contador looking forward to the Alps
Controversial cyclist Alberto Contador is hoping that his aggressive climbing can make the difference in Le Tour’s remaining mountain stages.
# Misbehaviour
Brazilian swimmers in hot water over 'doping'
Cesar Cielo, the star member of Brazil’s squad for the Swimming World Championships, has found himself at the centre of a legal battle after failing a routine drugs test.
# Doping Controversy
Contador: I trust the system, but it must trust us
Tour de France champion claims that his legal battle will force “unjust” anti-doping legislation to be changed.