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#Doping

# doping - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Welsh rugby player gets 4-year ban for anti-doping violation
# Violation
From The42
# Violation

Welsh rugby player gets 4-year ban for anti-doping violation

Aug 25th 2015, 2:32 PM 9,618 Views 22 Comments

It is the second longest ban ever handed to a Welsh rugby player for a doping offence.

'Every single performance would have a question mark over it if Bolt ever tests positive'
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

'Every single performance would have a question mark over it if Bolt ever tests positive'

Aug 25th 2015, 12:26 PM 26,980 Views 18 Comments

We spoke to The Bolt Supremacy author Richard Moore.

# doping - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

British Olympic gold winner becomes new IAAF President in wake of doping controversies
# In At The Top
From The42
# In At The Top

British Olympic gold winner becomes new IAAF President in wake of doping controversies

Aug 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 3,716 Views 15 Comments

Coe likened his victory to celebrating the birth of his four children.

# doping - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Olive Loughnane hits out at IAAF, backs Irish athletes
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Olive Loughnane hits out at IAAF, backs Irish athletes

Aug 4th 2015, 10:47 PM 4,487 Views 0 Comments

“You’re talking about athletes being allowed to compete while they were banned.”

# doping - Sunday 2 August, 2015

WADA say they're 'very disturbed' by Sunday Times athletics allegations
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

WADA say they're 'very disturbed' by Sunday Times athletics allegations

Aug 2nd 2015, 8:45 PM 8,140 Views 6 Comments

Athletics is facing a new doping crisis as WADA responded to reports of widespread cheating in the sport.

'Totally discredited and a complete sham' - Kimmage says athletics 'stinks'
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

'Totally discredited and a complete sham' - Kimmage says athletics 'stinks'

Aug 2nd 2015, 8:32 PM 15,496 Views 17 Comments

There was an excellent discussion on the topic during today’s Off The Ball Sunday Papers review.

Doping allegations of top athletes 'shake the foundation of sport'
# Cheating
# Cheating

Doping allegations of top athletes 'shake the foundation of sport'

Aug 2nd 2015, 10:20 AM 18,635 Views 41 Comments

A third of medals won in endurance events at the Olympics and World Championships were won by athletes who recorded suspicious tests.

# doping - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Brazil's Fred reported to have failed a drug test during the Copa America
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Brazil's Fred reported to have failed a drug test during the Copa America

Jul 28th 2015, 11:53 AM 5,033 Views 10 Comments

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder in trouble as reports of doping positive emerge.

# doping - Monday 27 July, 2015

Irish cyclist hit with four-year suspension for anti-doping violation
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Irish cyclist hit with four-year suspension for anti-doping violation

Jul 27th 2015, 7:06 PM 35,383 Views 33 Comments

Ciaran Kelly has tested positive for clenbuterol.

# doping - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

WADA report reveals one 'atypical' drug finding from 2014 Six Nations
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

WADA report reveals one 'atypical' drug finding from 2014 Six Nations

Jul 22nd 2015, 9:08 PM 15,036 Views 10 Comments

There were no blood tests carried out in 2014.

# doping - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Irish sprinter claims 'miscarriage of justice' after two-year ban for doping
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Irish sprinter claims 'miscarriage of justice' after two-year ban for doping

Jul 16th 2015, 5:44 PM 21,761 Views 20 Comments

Steven Colvert was found guilty of testing positive for EPO.

# doping - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Froome forced to field questions about doping after scintillating Tour de France stage win
# TDF
From The42
# TDF

Froome forced to field questions about doping after scintillating Tour de France stage win

Jul 14th 2015, 6:10 PM 9,700 Views 12 Comments

The Team Sky rider blew everyone else away.

# doping - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’
# Response
From The42
# Response

Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’

Jun 25th 2015, 10:20 AM 5,667 Views 5 Comments

Mo Farah’s coach has vehemently denied what he describes as “false statements”.

# doping - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Mo Farah missed two drug tests before London 2012 double gold - reports
# Missed Tests
From The42
# Missed Tests

Mo Farah missed two drug tests before London 2012 double gold - reports

Jun 18th 2015, 8:01 AM 9,502 Views 46 Comments

The news comes as Farah’s coach Alberto Salazar is facing doping allegations of his own.

# doping - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

GAA player banned for 2 years after failed drugs test
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

GAA player banned for 2 years after failed drugs test

Jun 16th 2015, 5:27 PM 27,947 Views 25 Comments

Monaghan footballer Thomas Connolly committed an anti-doping rule violation.

# doping - Thursday 14 May, 2015

The app helping GAA players tackle the issue of drugs in sport
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

The app helping GAA players tackle the issue of drugs in sport

May 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 3,403 Views 0 Comments

Limerick’s Paudie O’Brien has praised the MedCheck app.

# doping - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

'There was a degree of inevitability' that a GAA player would fail a drugs test
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

'There was a degree of inevitability' that a GAA player would fail a drugs test

May 13th 2015, 7:20 PM 14,698 Views 22 Comments

GPA Chief Executive Dessie Farrell speaks out after a week that cast the drugs issue into the spotlight

# doping - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

'It wouldn’t be good for any player to be releasing blood on the day of the game'
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

'It wouldn’t be good for any player to be releasing blood on the day of the game'

May 12th 2015, 6:45 AM 5,537 Views 0 Comments

The issue of doping in the GAA has been thrown into the spotlight.

# doping - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Performance-enhancing drugs don't actually make you better at sport
# Dopes
# Dopes

Performance-enhancing drugs don't actually make you better at sport

May 10th 2015, 2:30 PM 19,311 Views 35 Comments

Flagrant false advertising.

GPA assisting Gaelic footballer after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

GPA assisting Gaelic footballer after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs

May 10th 2015, 12:18 PM 40,497 Views 0 Comments

The player is under investigation by the Irish Sports Council after the failed test.

# doping - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

34 AFL players cleared as anti-doping tribunal 'not comfortably satisfied' they cheated
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

34 AFL players cleared as anti-doping tribunal 'not comfortably satisfied' they cheated

Mar 31st 2015, 8:10 PM 4,448 Views 1 Comment

Past and present Essendon players were found not guilty of taking a banned substance.

# doping - Saturday 28 March, 2015

'You can't go out there thinking everyone's on drugs'
# About A Boyce
From The42
# About A Boyce

'You can't go out there thinking everyone's on drugs'

Mar 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 11,729 Views 17 Comments

Brendan Boyce on doping, Olympic qualification and breaking the world’s top ten.

# doping - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

USADA chief hits back at Pat McQuaid's claims there's a Lance Armstrong 'witch-hunt'
# World War Lance
From The42
# World War Lance

USADA chief hits back at Pat McQuaid's claims there's a Lance Armstrong 'witch-hunt'

Feb 11th 2015, 8:58 PM 4,959 Views 6 Comments

Travis Tygart is on the offensive.

# doping - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

UFC confirm Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both failed UFC 183 drug tests
# Positive Tests
From The42
# Positive Tests

UFC confirm Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both failed UFC 183 drug tests

Feb 4th 2015, 7:41 AM 7,988 Views 19 Comments

The Brazilian tested positive before the fight while Diaz’s positive test came in the wake of Saturday’s contest.

# doping - Monday 26 January, 2015

One of the most hated men in sports is back on our screens this week... not much has changed
# The Interview
From The42
# The Interview

One of the most hated men in sports is back on our screens this week... not much has changed

Jan 26th 2015, 6:28 PM 8,923 Views 16 Comments

Lance is still Lance.

# doping - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish athletes in line for World gold and Olympic bronze after further Russian suspensions
# Upgrade
From The42
# Upgrade

Irish athletes in line for World gold and Olympic bronze after further Russian suspensions

Jan 20th 2015, 3:13 PM 16,881 Views 24 Comments

Olive Loughnane and Rob Heffernan could be set to benefit.

# doping - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Tyson Gay's former coach banned for eight years for doping offences
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Tyson Gay's former coach banned for eight years for doping offences

Dec 18th 2014, 12:06 PM 1,489 Views 1 Comment

Drummond denies involvement in Gay’s positive test but independent panel rules that he “failed to act in the manner expected of a coach.”

# doping - Friday 12 December, 2014

'I just didn't think it was happening' - BOD doubts rugby has doping problem
# Hot Topic
From The42
# Hot Topic

'I just didn't think it was happening' - BOD doubts rugby has doping problem

Dec 12th 2014, 8:33 PM 6,586 Views 9 Comments

The centre spoke to Off The Ball about the recent accusations of doping in rugby.

# doping - Friday 5 December, 2014

Ronan O'Gara has zero tolerance for drug cheats in rugby
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Ronan O'Gara has zero tolerance for drug cheats in rugby

Dec 5th 2014, 6:59 PM 7,576 Views 21 Comments

O’Gara responded to Paul Kimmage’s allegations on RTE Radio’s Game On.

# doping - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Opinion: Academic doping – can drugs make you smarter?
# Memory
# Memory

Opinion: Academic doping – can drugs make you smarter?

Nov 22nd 2014, 12:00 PM 197 Views 14 Comments

Can drugs improve your attention, concentration, and reduce your need for sleep…

# doping - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

USADA's Travis Tygart tells TheScore.ie about Lance, Gatlin's comeback, and the war on doping
# In Conversation
From The42
# In Conversation

USADA's Travis Tygart tells TheScore.ie about Lance, Gatlin's comeback, and the war on doping

Nov 19th 2014, 4:20 PM 2,747 Views 0 Comments

US anti-doping boss was in Dublin to speak at a seminar yesterday

# doping - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

16-year-old weightlifter banned after testing positive for doping at Commonwealth Games
# A Sample
From The42
# A Sample

16-year-old weightlifter banned after testing positive for doping at Commonwealth Games

Jul 29th 2014, 11:40 AM 16,644 Views 42 Comments

Nigerian teenager Chika Amalaha became the youngest ever gold medallist in the event this week.

# doping - Monday 28 July, 2014

17 things we learned from the Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' film
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

17 things we learned from the Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' film

Jul 28th 2014, 11:15 PM 54,217 Views 110 Comments

The documentary on the Irish journalist and whistleblower was screened on RTÉ One this evening.

# doping - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Emma O'Reilly: 'Why I've forgiven Lance for calling me a prostitute and an alcoholic'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Emma O'Reilly: 'Why I've forgiven Lance for calling me a prostitute and an alcoholic'

Jul 5th 2014, 10:00 AM 39,072 Views 26 Comments

The Irish whistleblower speaks out on her turbulent relationship with the disgraced American cyclist.

# doping - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Lance Armstrong 'honoured' to write the foreword to Emma O'Reilly's book
# Soigneur
From The42
# Soigneur

Lance Armstrong 'honoured' to write the foreword to Emma O'Reilly's book

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:44 PM 10,695 Views 12 Comments

The Dublin woman reveals her side of the story in ‘The Race to Truth’.

# doping - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Athletics Ireland confirms positive test for Irish sprinter
# Positive Test
From The42
# Positive Test

Athletics Ireland confirms positive test for Irish sprinter

Jun 19th 2014, 2:48 PM 23,865 Views 20 Comments

Reigning 200m champion Steven Colvert told the Irish Examiner he will fight to clear his name.

# doping - Friday 13 June, 2014

Aussie Rules players accused of doping infringements
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

Aussie Rules players accused of doping infringements

Jun 13th 2014, 11:46 AM 2,567 Views 3 Comments

The players were not named but media reports said they were past and current footballers from Essendon.

# doping - Monday 9 June, 2014

South Africa hooker Ralepelle tests positive for anabolic steroid - report
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

South Africa hooker Ralepelle tests positive for anabolic steroid - report

Jun 9th 2014, 10:37 AM 7,446 Views 7 Comments

The 27-year-old is now at risk of a two-year ban from playing.

# doping - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Former Chelsea and Barcelona midfielder Deco cleared of doping charge
# Vindicated
From The42
# Vindicated

Former Chelsea and Barcelona midfielder Deco cleared of doping charge

May 27th 2014, 10:10 AM 4,723 Views 2 Comments

The 75-times capped Portugal international had tested positive for a banned diuretic last September.

# doping - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Cheating, Munster's coaching team and battling cancer; the week’s best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Cheating, Munster's coaching team and battling cancer; the week’s best sportswriting

May 25th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,754 Views 0 Comments

We’ve also picked out articles on Marco Materazzi, Louis van Gaal and a fictional 1994 World Cup.