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#Doping

# doping - Friday 4 May, 2018

'No mix-up or tampering': Doping bosses reject Kiprop claims on failed drugs test
# Doping
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# Doping

'No mix-up or tampering': Doping bosses reject Kiprop claims on failed drugs test

May 4th 2018, 10:35 AM 2,785 Views 1 Comment

The three-time world champion and Olympic gold medallist denies any allegations of doping.

# doping - Monday 30 April, 2018

Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use
# Banned
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# Banned

Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use

Apr 30th 2018, 2:18 PM 7,772 Views 11 Comments

Zak Hardaker was sacked by Castleford in February.

# doping - Friday 20 April, 2018

Wasps forward Johnson provisionally suspended after failing drugs test
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Wasps forward Johnson provisionally suspended after failing drugs test

Apr 20th 2018, 5:09 PM 7,381 Views 19 Comments

The South African has been with the Premiership club since 2012.

# doping - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Alvarez is a dope cheat, says middleweight king Golovkin
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Alvarez is a dope cheat, says middleweight king Golovkin

Mar 21st 2018, 2:57 PM 4,686 Views 4 Comments

The Mexican fighter claimed that he had failed a recent drugs test due to contaminated meat.

# doping - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

UCI president calls for Team Sky probe after 'unacceptable' doping report findings
# Credibility
From The42
# Credibility

UCI president calls for Team Sky probe after 'unacceptable' doping report findings

Mar 7th 2018, 10:38 PM 3,797 Views 7 Comments

Cycling boss David Lappartient has his sights set on Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome.

# doping - Friday 9 February, 2018

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy

Feb 9th 2018, 12:19 PM 17,021 Views 64 Comments

The province’s acquisition of the player last summer has since been criticised.

# doping - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

British Olympic sprinter suspended for failing drugs test on comeback from motorbike accident
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

British Olympic sprinter suspended for failing drugs test on comeback from motorbike accident

Feb 7th 2018, 4:36 PM 4,250 Views 3 Comments

Nigel Levine has been provisionally banned by UK Athletics after allegedly testing positive for clenbuterol.

# doping - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Muhammad Ali banned for two years after positive test
# Not That One
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# Not That One

Muhammad Ali banned for two years after positive test

Feb 6th 2018, 9:56 AM 10,873 Views 7 Comments

The British boxer tested positive for Trenbolone in April last year.

# doping - Friday 19 January, 2018

'You have that stigma with you forever' - Former Ulster forward on his doping ban
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

'You have that stigma with you forever' - Former Ulster forward on his doping ban

Jan 19th 2018, 10:31 AM 7,868 Views 27 Comments

Carlo Del Fava has discussed his reasons for taking performance-enhancing drugs as a youngster.

# doping - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby

Jan 18th 2018, 7:00 PM 7,392 Views 61 Comments

The South African has been at the centre of the storm over the past week and a half.

'If foreign players have been caught doing that, it is hindering home-grown players who are doing it the right way'
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

'If foreign players have been caught doing that, it is hindering home-grown players who are doing it the right way'

Jan 18th 2018, 11:59 AM 19,783 Views 100 Comments

Chris Henry is less than impressed with Gerbrandt Grobler’s doping past.

Lessons to be learned for Irish rugby from Grobler case
# KeepRugbyClean
From The42
# KeepRugbyClean

Lessons to be learned for Irish rugby from Grobler case

Jan 18th 2018, 10:14 AM 6,144 Views 57 Comments

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

# doping - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Policy for proven dopers to be reviewed after Grobler signing - IRFU chief Browne
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

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

Jan 17th 2018, 12:43 PM 6,826 Views 21 Comments

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

# doping - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Munster name Grobler in 'A' side to face Costello's Nottingham tomorrow
# Gg
From The42
# Gg

Munster name Grobler in 'A' side to face Costello's Nottingham tomorrow

Jan 11th 2018, 1:31 PM 10,689 Views 37 Comments

Conor Oliver joins the under-fire South African in the pack while Ulster A have also named their ‘A team’.

# doping - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'He served his ban. Every person on this planet makes mistakes'
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

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

Jan 10th 2018, 11:40 AM 40,239 Views 50 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
From The42
# Drugs In Rugby

Four New Zealand rugby players banned for doping offences

Jan 10th 2018, 12:09 AM 14,727 Views 11 Comments

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

# doping - 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 20,993 Views 89 Comments

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

# doping - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Coach Shane Sutton used TUEs for 'marginal gains' at Sky
# Team Sky
From The42
# Team Sky

Coach Shane Sutton used TUEs for 'marginal gains' at Sky

Nov 18th 2017, 12:40 PM 5,746 Views 3 Comments

The BBC will air a documentary on the team on Sunday.

# doping - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test
# Defamation
From The42
# Defamation

Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test

Nov 16th 2017, 4:50 PM 4,245 Views 3 Comments

Roselyne Bachelot made the accusations on French television last year.

# doping - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Controversial two-time Tour de France winner has retired from cycling
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Controversial two-time Tour de France winner has retired from cycling

Oct 29th 2017, 1:33 PM 9,993 Views 5 Comments

Alberto Contador’s final race on Sunday marks the “end of an era,” Chris Froome said.

# doping - Monday 23 October, 2017

Whistleblower claims 10,000 Chinese athletes involved in state-backed doping in 80s and 90s
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

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

Oct 23rd 2017, 12:00 PM 19,634 Views 21 Comments

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

# doping - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Russia issues arrest warrant for whistleblower who exposed state-sponsored doping
# Wanted
From The42
# Wanted

Russia issues arrest warrant for whistleblower who exposed state-sponsored doping

Sep 28th 2017, 10:53 AM 5,752 Views 9 Comments

Grigory Rodchenkov fled to the US where he revealed the extent of the drug problem in Russian sports.

# doping - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Irish trainer and jockey son banned for three years after admitting doping charges
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Irish trainer and jockey son banned for three years after admitting doping charges

Sep 19th 2017, 9:28 PM 9,834 Views 1 Comment

The pair apologised and said it was down to a “lack of knowledge.”

# doping - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine three times
# Doping
# Doping

Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine three times

Sep 14th 2017, 9:37 AM 28,962 Views 70 Comments

The drug has similar effects on dogs as it does on humans.

# doping - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Gatlin defeating Bolt 'not the perfect script', confesses Seb Coe
# Seb Coe
From The42
# Seb Coe

Gatlin defeating Bolt 'not the perfect script', confesses Seb Coe

Aug 6th 2017, 2:49 PM 5,298 Views 7 Comments

IAAF president Sebsatian Coe admitted he would have preferred a different result to Justin Gatlin beating Usain Bolt for 100m glory yesterday.

'I've done my time and I've come back': Gatlin on the defensive in his moment of glory
# London 2017
From The42
# London 2017

'I've done my time and I've come back': Gatlin on the defensive in his moment of glory

Aug 6th 2017, 9:39 AM 8,828 Views 16 Comments

The American sprinter defended his right to compete, saying he had served his four year ban for doping.

'He was going to be killed to cover-up his information': the terrifying truth behind sports doping
# Icarus
From The42
# Icarus

'He was going to be killed to cover-up his information': the terrifying truth behind sports doping

Aug 6th 2017, 8:00 AM 35,112 Views 19 Comments

New Netflix documentary Icarus charts Bryan Fogel’s incredible relationship with Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov.

# doping - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Olympic gold medalist ingested banned substance from kissing his girlfriend
# Bad Kisses
From The42
# Bad Kisses

Olympic gold medalist ingested banned substance from kissing his girlfriend

Jul 15th 2017, 11:03 AM 32,491 Views 32 Comments

American athlete Gil Roberts was cleared of doping after kissing his girlfriend.

# doping - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Chris Froome and Team Sky under fire over 'cheating' jersey
# Marginal Gains
From The42
# Marginal Gains

Chris Froome and Team Sky under fire over 'cheating' jersey

Jul 2nd 2017, 3:50 PM 16,833 Views 7 Comments

They have previously been accused of doping and using a motorised bicycle by detractors.

# doping - Friday 30 June, 2017

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event

Jun 30th 2017, 12:17 PM 3,759 Views 1 Comment

The Irish pair have been bumped after a failed drugs test.

# doping - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Portuguese cyclist tests positive for EPO just four days before Tour de France starts
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Portuguese cyclist tests positive for EPO just four days before Tour de France starts

Jun 27th 2017, 10:25 PM 4,682 Views 13 Comments

Andre Cardoso suspended by Trek team following failed drugs test.

# doping - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

There will be blood... testing: PGA Tour to change anti-doping rules
# Drug Testing
From The42
# Drug Testing

There will be blood... testing: PGA Tour to change anti-doping rules

Jun 20th 2017, 3:54 PM 2,481 Views 0 Comments

To date, the PGA Tour has not implemented blood testing which can pick up HGH, unlike urine testing.

# doping - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

British Cycling directors may be forced to step down amid culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘sexism’
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

British Cycling directors may be forced to step down amid culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘sexism’

Jun 6th 2017, 12:05 PM 1,974 Views 0 Comments

New reforms could see entire board step down as British Cycling undergoes an unprecedented crisis.

# doping - Monday 29 May, 2017

Explainer: What exactly is the drug Kerry midfielder Brendan O'Sullivan tested positive for?
# MHA
From The42
# MHA

Explainer: What exactly is the drug Kerry midfielder Brendan O'Sullivan tested positive for?

May 29th 2017, 4:27 PM 13,081 Views 1 Comment

The player tested positive for the stimulant methylhexanamie which is typically found in training supplements and energy drinks.

Sport Ireland reveal findings after Kerry footballer fails drugs test
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Sport Ireland reveal findings after Kerry footballer fails drugs test

May 29th 2017, 2:51 PM 17,931 Views 3 Comments

Brendan O’Sullivan served a 21 week suspension which was split in two.

# doping - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Kerry statement confirms player failed drugs test after 2016 league final
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Kerry statement confirms player failed drugs test after 2016 league final

May 28th 2017, 11:32 AM 43,260 Views 66 Comments

Brendan O’Sullivan has served ‘the resultant suspension.’

# doping - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub

May 17th 2017, 5:29 PM 23,282 Views 32 Comments

The WTA claim the reasoning is wrong.

# doping - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life

Apr 27th 2017, 8:23 AM 25,810 Views 35 Comments

Tennis bosses sending the wrong message by allowing Sharapova to return, says Bouchard.

# doping - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Doping should be made a criminal offence - Paula Radcliffe
# Drastic Action
From The42
# Drastic Action

Doping should be made a criminal offence - Paula Radcliffe

Apr 9th 2017, 5:01 PM 3,278 Views 13 Comments

The former Olympian outlined her reasons for the proposed action on BBC radio.

# doping - Friday 7 April, 2017

2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist fails out-of-competition drugs test
# Drugs
From The42
# Drugs

2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist fails out-of-competition drugs test

Apr 7th 2017, 7:50 AM 18,006 Views 25 Comments

Jemima Sumgong was the first Kenyan woman to win the race.