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Top UFC fighter Romero flagged for potential doping violation
# Anti-doping
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# Anti-doping

Top UFC fighter Romero flagged for potential doping violation

Jan 13th 2016, 12:59 PM 5,360 Views 11 Comments

USADA investigating one of Romero’s out of competition samples.

Irish motorsport driver suspended after testing positive for banned substance
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# Anti-doping

Irish motorsport driver suspended after testing positive for banned substance

Jan 12th 2016, 1:35 PM 20,957 Views 25 Comments

Motorsport Ireland and Sport Ireland have confirmed a 15-month ban for Gareth Hayden.

'We always felt it would be pretty impossible to say Gaelic games is 100% clean'
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# On The Ball

'We always felt it would be pretty impossible to say Gaelic games is 100% clean'

Dec 17th 2015, 1:30 PM 5,829 Views 0 Comments

Feargal McGill insists the GAA will not become complacent about drug-testing.

Norman Parke's conqueror 'provisionally suspended' under UFC's anti-doping rules
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# Anti-doping

Norman Parke's conqueror 'provisionally suspended' under UFC's anti-doping rules

Dec 4th 2015, 9:10 PM 5,937 Views 2 Comments

The Brazilian veteran most recently competed at UFC Fight Night 77.

There were no failed doping tests at this year's Rugby World Cup
# Drugs In Sport
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# Drugs In Sport

There were no failed doping tests at this year's Rugby World Cup

Dec 1st 2015, 3:46 PM 4,412 Views 10 Comments

World Rugby say they carried out 468 tests on players during the tournament.

Footballer charged with anti-doping violation involving recreational drug use
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# Anti-doping

Footballer charged with anti-doping violation involving recreational drug use

Oct 21st 2015, 4:05 PM 18,259 Views 0 Comments

The player will contest the charge.

'I've been tested numerous times' - Heaslip says there's no drug problem in rugby
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# KeepRugbyClean

'I've been tested numerous times' - Heaslip says there's no drug problem in rugby

Sep 26th 2015, 1:05 PM 7,483 Views 14 Comments

World Rugby are pushing an anti-doping message at the World Cup today.

RTL hit back at Boudjellal and link Toulon players to growth hormones
# Drugs In Sport
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# Drugs In Sport

RTL hit back at Boudjellal and link Toulon players to growth hormones

Sep 8th 2015, 5:22 PM 8,031 Views 9 Comments

The drama continues in Toulon…

The anti-doping chief who helped bring down Marion Jones and Lance is now working for the UFC
# No Dopes
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# No Dopes

The anti-doping chief who helped bring down Marion Jones and Lance is now working for the UFC

Apr 7th 2015, 10:06 AM 6,062 Views 2 Comments

Jeff Novitzky wants to develop “a new gold standard testing program.”

New illegal substances fuel sports cheats
# One Step Ahead
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# One Step Ahead

New illegal substances fuel sports cheats

Dec 10th 2014, 1:04 PM 3,186 Views 2 Comments

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach called this week for a renewed focus on the “evils” of doping and protection of “clean athletes.”

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

Stark new anti-doping ad shows cheating tars everyone involved in sport
# Dope
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# Dope

Stark new anti-doping ad shows cheating tars everyone involved in sport

Nov 18th 2014, 7:38 PM 4,597 Views 2 Comments

The Irish Sports Council have launched a new campaign.

Former world champion Montsho fails drugs test at Commonwealth Games
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# Suspended

Former world champion Montsho fails drugs test at Commonwealth Games

Aug 2nd 2014, 3:39 PM 3,217 Views 3 Comments

The banned stimulant methylhexaneamine was present in the 31-year-old’s ‘A’ Sample.

Rugby had higher percentage of positive drugs tests than athletics in 2013
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# Testing

Rugby had higher percentage of positive drugs tests than athletics in 2013

Jul 16th 2014, 4:49 PM 6,914 Views 15 Comments

1.3 per cent of the samples taken in rugby showed the presence of prohibited substances.

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

South Africa hooker Ralepelle tests positive for anabolic steroid - report

Jun 9th 2014, 10:37 AM 7,449 Views 7 Comments

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

Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is 'unjust and unfair'
# Drugs In Sport
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# Drugs In Sport

Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is 'unjust and unfair'

Apr 10th 2014, 5:03 PM 3,936 Views 8 Comments

The Jamaican sprint star tested positive for oxilophrine last year.

German anti-doping doctor resigns over pic of Kevin-Prince Boateng drinking and smoking
# Controversy
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# Controversy

German anti-doping doctor resigns over pic of Kevin-Prince Boateng drinking and smoking

Feb 27th 2014, 4:14 PM 18,088 Views 12 Comments

The Schalke midfielder was photographed in the dressing room while waiting for a drugs test.

Ireland move up one place in IRB world rankings despite Twickenham defeat
# Fifth
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# Fifth

Ireland move up one place in IRB world rankings despite Twickenham defeat

Feb 25th 2014, 7:37 PM 10,226 Views 11 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side advance up the list mainly thanks to France’s poor result.

Web closing on drugs cheats as new test nets 260 positives
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# Doping

Web closing on drugs cheats as new test nets 260 positives

Nov 29th 2013, 3:47 PM 2,543 Views 0 Comments

The improved tests did not reveal any further positive results for international cycling body UCI or world football governing body FIFA.

Moscow lab suspended ahead of Winter Olympics
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# Testing Times

Moscow lab suspended ahead of Winter Olympics

Nov 18th 2013, 1:32 PM 1,639 Views 0 Comments

The Russian facility has been closed because of questions over the quality of their tests.

Irish national champion hit with two-year ban after failing doping test
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# Doping

Irish national champion hit with two-year ban after failing doping test

Nov 8th 2013, 12:37 PM 13,566 Views 27 Comments

Tomas Rauktys, 28, tested positive after his wins at the Senior Track and Field Championships in July.

Anti-doping team to investigate Jamaica despite ‘ludicrous’ delay attempts
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# Anti-doping

Anti-doping team to investigate Jamaica despite ‘ludicrous’ delay attempts

Oct 23rd 2013, 3:21 PM 1,446 Views 0 Comments

Athletes, including Usain Bolt, could be banned from competition if Jamaica is found to be non-compliant.

World anti-doping bosses to open 'extraordinary' audit of Jamaican testing
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World anti-doping bosses to open 'extraordinary' audit of Jamaican testing

Oct 14th 2013, 2:29 PM 7,021 Views 19 Comments

WADA to investigate months at the beginning of 2012 where there was “no effective operation” by Jamaican authorities.

Chris Horner team defend doping test claims, threaten action
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Chris Horner team defend doping test claims, threaten action

Sep 16th 2013, 12:46 PM 1,775 Views 10 Comments

The newly-crowned Vuelta champion changed hotel to stay with his wife, they say.

Ben Johnson claims drugs still blighting athletics
# Athletics
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# Athletics

Ben Johnson claims drugs still blighting athletics

Sep 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 1,832 Views 3 Comments

The man who lost a gold medal in 1988 has turned anti-doping campaigner.

IRFU report shows 74% decrease in international squad drug testing
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# Anti-doping

IRFU report shows 74% decrease in international squad drug testing

Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00 PM 6,673 Views 21 Comments

However, anti-doping controls have increased at each of provincial, under 20 and academy levels of the game.

Brian Magee hit with 6-month ban for doping violation
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# Anti-doping

Brian Magee hit with 6-month ban for doping violation

Jul 22nd 2013, 6:26 PM 2,017 Views 0 Comments

Magee, who boxed for Ireland at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, took a supplement which contained two banned substances.

UCI appealing Spanish ruling to destroy blood bags
# Riposte
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# Riposte

UCI appealing Spanish ruling to destroy blood bags

May 10th 2013, 8:39 PM 1,081 Views 3 Comments

The judgement would prevent officials from identifying blood-doping clients.

Biological passports to be in place for World Cup 2014, FIFA says
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# Anti-doping

Biological passports to be in place for World Cup 2014, FIFA says

Feb 15th 2013, 11:20 AM 7,771 Views 14 Comments

A delegation from WADA met with football’s governing body yesterday.

Football needs to step up fight against doping, says WADA boss
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Football needs to step up fight against doping, says WADA boss

Feb 14th 2013, 9:02 AM 533 Views 0 Comments

John Fahey, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency, was speaking in Dublin yesterday.

GAA serious about cutting numbers of missed doping tests
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GAA serious about cutting numbers of missed doping tests

Feb 14th 2013, 7:20 AM 5,020 Views 5 Comments

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.

8 doping violations in 2012, says Irish Sports Council
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8 doping violations in 2012, says Irish Sports Council

Feb 13th 2013, 4:07 PM 16,121 Views 18 Comments

And a dozen teams missed tests, including eight GAA sides, according to a new report.

Fuentes on trial as 'Operation Puerto' doping case opens in Spanish courts
# Operation Puerto
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# Operation Puerto

Fuentes on trial as 'Operation Puerto' doping case opens in Spanish courts

Jan 28th 2013, 10:37 AM 3,496 Views 0 Comments

Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes is one of five people who go on trial in the high-profile doping case today.

Embattled cycling chief McQuaid turns on 'arrogant' LeMond
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# Cycling

Embattled cycling chief McQuaid turns on 'arrogant' LeMond

Dec 13th 2012, 5:58 PM 1,498 Views 3 Comments

The UCI president is resisting calls from the Tour de France champion, and others, to resign.

Exasperated UCI criticise USADA over Armstrong delay
# Frustration
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# Frustration

Exasperated UCI criticise USADA over Armstrong delay

Sep 27th 2012, 10:11 PM 745 Views 2 Comments

UCI are still waiting to examine for themselves the evidence compiled against the American cycling legend.

Chicago Marathon says Armstrong can't run
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# Punishment

Chicago Marathon says Armstrong can't run

Sep 8th 2012, 12:20 AM 15,770 Views 74 Comments

It is the latest setback for the US cyclist, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles last month.

Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test
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# Guilty

Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test

Sep 6th 2012, 12:57 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

Bruno Pinheiro Carra was tested out of competition on August 24.

Dismissed: Lance Armstrong's suit against USADA
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# Saga

Dismissed: Lance Armstrong's suit against USADA

Aug 20th 2012, 7:02 PM 981 Views 1 Comment

The Austin court noted ‘troubling aspects’ of the USADA case against Armstrong, but ruled that the jurisdiction lay elsewhere.

3 Lance Armstrong associates get lifetime bans
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3 Lance Armstrong associates get lifetime bans

Jul 10th 2012, 7:40 PM 802 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a tough week for the seven-time Tour de France champion. And it’s not getting any easier.