Drugs in sport

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Readers reply: how would sport be different if everyone was allowed to dope?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

17, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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How would sport be different if everyone was allowed to dope?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

12, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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US distance coach Alberto Salazar loses appeal against doping violations
Alberto Salazar, the US distance coach who guided Mo Farah to four Olympic gold medals and six world titles, has lost his appeal against a series of doping violations

Sean Ingle

16, Sep, 2021 @1:59 PM

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Team GB set to lose 4x100m Olympic silver after second positive for Ujah
CJ Ujah’s B sample tested positive for two banned substances while UK Sport has admitted to ‘concerns’ about crisis in British athletics

Sean Ingle

14, Sep, 2021 @6:04 PM

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Cas says ‘close to zero’ probability burrito led to Shelby Houlihan’s failed drugs test
A Cas report on the four-year drugs ban for the US athlete Shelby Houlihan has ruled there is ‘very close to zero’ probability she ingested nandrolone from a contaminated pork burrito, as she had claimed

Sean Ingle

01, Sep, 2021 @6:21 PM

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US anti-doping chief dismisses Russian Olympic ban as a ‘farce’
The CEO of the US Anti-Doping Agency, Travis Tygart, has dismissed the punishment handed down for Russia’s state sponsored doping program as a ‘farce’

Guardian sport

31, Jul, 2021 @1:10 PM

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ROC’s Olympic successes mean ‘absent’ Russia are more present than ever | Barney Ronay
The presence of 335 Russian athletes has raised eyebrows, but finger-pointing from Britain and the US invites dark chuckles

Barney Ronay in Tokyo

30, Jul, 2021 @12:37 PM

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USA swimmer Ryan Murphy sparks war of words over doping after Olympic final
The US silver medallist Ryan Murphy sparked a war of words over doping in the pool after losing to the Russian Evgeny Rylov in the 200m backstroke

Andy Bull at Tokyo Aquatics Centre

30, Jul, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Australian Olympic showjumper suspended after testing positive for cocaine
Australian equestrian Jamie Kermond has been kicked off the Tokyo Olympics team after returning a positive A-sample from a test in June

Kieran Pender in Tokyo

21, Jul, 2021 @2:23 AM

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The Dirty Games: how London 2012 became tainted | Andy Bull
It was supposed to be the ‘cleanest ever’ Games, yet more than 100 athletes – and dozens of medallists – cheated the system

Andy Bull

17, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Romanian who doped won London 2012 silver after ‘cover-up’, report says
The weightlifter Roxana Cocos won silver but was stripped of her medal last year while officials, it was found, had ‘committed intentional acts or omissions’

Sean Ingle

24, Jun, 2021 @3:35 PM

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Banned Shelby Houlihan set to be cut from US Olympic trials after u-turn
US Olympic chiefs insist trials will abide by anti-doping code which would see Houlihan removed from start lists

Sean Ingle

17, Jun, 2021 @10:17 PM

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