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From The42 'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

From The42 Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations Drugs In Rugby

Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations

All three suspensions are for two-year periods.

From The42 Scotland coach Blair says 'it would be silly' not to recall John Hardie after ban Hardie Buck

Scotland coach Blair says 'it would be silly' not to recall John Hardie after ban

The Edinburgh flanker was suspended for three months for alleged cocaine use.

From The42 Froome dismisses 'misinformed' calls for his suspension, begins first race since failed drug test Salbutamol

Froome dismisses 'misinformed' calls for his suspension, begins first race since failed drug test

‘This was meant to have been a confidential process, but we are doing our best to get this resolved now,” says the Team Sky cyclist.

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

Lessons to be learned for Irish rugby from Grobler case

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

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

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

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

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

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

Munster lock Gerbrandt Grobler was banned for two years in 2015 after a positive drugs test.

From The42 Four New Zealand rugby players banned for doping offences Drugs In Rugby

Four New Zealand rugby players banned for doping offences

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

From The42 Chris Froome failed drug test during La Vuelta with twice the permitted level of asthma medication Salbutamol

Chris Froome failed drug test during La Vuelta with twice the permitted level of asthma medication

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

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

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

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

From The42 Olympian representative calls for athletes to be chipped to combat doping A Dog's Life

Olympian representative calls for athletes to be chipped to combat doping

WOA boss Mike Miller wants the imminent technology advancement put to use.

From The42 Tevez and Kuyt among 25 footballers named in latest leak by Russian hackers Fancy Bears TUEs

Tevez and Kuyt among 25 footballers named in latest leak by Russian hackers Fancy Bears

The documents published today claim over 150 players failed drugs tests in 2015.

From The42 Racing brand doping probe a 'pseudo affair' as Dan Carter is cleared DC

Racing brand doping probe a 'pseudo affair' as Dan Carter is cleared

French anti-doping authorities have ended their investigation into corticosteroid use ahead of the Top 14 final last year.

From The42 'FIFA are not world doping police' - Infantino McLaren Report

'FIFA are not world doping police' - Infantino

Football’s governing body will not strip Russia of the World Cup.

From The42 'I trust the process': Brailsford says Wiggins TUEs were not performance-enhancing Grey Sky

'I trust the process': Brailsford says Wiggins TUEs were not performance-enhancing

Team Sky GM finally breaks his silence on TUE revelations.

From The42 'Mo has nothing to hide': Farah and Nadal defend drug use after latest record leaks Fancy Bears

'Mo has nothing to hide': Farah and Nadal defend drug use after latest record leaks

Athletes obtained TUEs which allowed them to take banned substances for medical reasons.

From The42 Chris Froome says he has nothing to hide as hackers release more medical files Anti-doping

Chris Froome says he has nothing to hide as hackers release more medical files

Froome and Bradley Wiggins among five British athletes named in latest WADA file leak.

From The42 Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium Rio 2016

Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium

The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.

From The42 Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track Rio 2016

Divine intervention? Sports fans need more than Jesus to explain incredible results on the track

“My doping is training. My doping is Jesus. Otherwise I’m crystal clean,” Olympic gold medalist Ayana said today after smashing the world record by 14 seconds.

From The42 'Zero tolerance' for doping, insists Zaur, as Irish boxing team break their silence Boxing

'Zero tolerance' for doping, insists Zaur, as Irish boxing team break their silence

Confusion continues as Michael O’Reilly’s drugs appeal expected to be heard early this week.

From The42 Just 42 days before the Olympics starts, WADA suspends Rio drug lab Testing Times

Just 42 days before the Olympics starts, WADA suspends Rio drug lab

There are yet more concerns about the integrity of the Rio Games with under six weeks to go.

From The42 IAAF suspends deputy director over allegations of Russian doping cover-up Drugs In Sport

IAAF suspends deputy director over allegations of Russian doping cover-up

Nick Davies sent an email to the son of Lamine Diack which outlined a plan to delay bans for Russian drug cheats until after the 2013 World Championships.

From The42 Sharapova fights for her tennis life as anti-doping panel decides on 'heart drug' ban Maria Sharapova

Sharapova fights for her tennis life as anti-doping panel decides on 'heart drug' ban

Tennis superstar faces four-year ban if panel finds that she deliberately broke anti-doping rules.

From TheJournal.ie Unregulated, unlicensed and unsafe: Teens warned about abusing gym supplements Pumping Iron

Unregulated, unlicensed and unsafe: Teens warned about abusing gym supplements

There are increasing concerns over the safety of sports supplements.

From The42 Liverpool suspend Sakho following 'possible anti-doping violation' Drugs In Sport

Liverpool suspend Sakho following 'possible anti-doping violation'

A report in France claims that Sakho has been taking a fat-burning supplement which caused the failed test.

From The42 GAA ready to embrace anti-doping blood testing - Dr Una May Drugs In Sport

GAA ready to embrace anti-doping blood testing - Dr Una May

GAA players have been giving urine samples only, but that will change soon.

From The42 Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015 Drugs In Sport

Sport Ireland driving to improve education after one positive PED test in 2015

Two of the three positive tests last year were for a cocaine metabolite, and one of those cases is still pending.

From The42 British sport rocked as Arsenal, Chelsea and Leicester embroiled in major doping exposé Revelations

British sport rocked as Arsenal, Chelsea and Leicester embroiled in major doping exposé

Dr Mark Bonar was secretly taped by investigators from The Sunday Times.

From The42 'I'm gonna sue her' - Nadal insists he will take legal action over doping claims Drugs In Sport

'I'm gonna sue her' - Nadal insists he will take legal action over doping claims

The Spanish tennis star is tired of accusations made by people like former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot.

From The42 World Rugby suspends two Russian players over Meldonium violations Drugs In Sport

World Rugby suspends two Russian players over Meldonium violations

Rugby’s governing body has confirmed the suspensions.

From The42 There have been 99 positive tests this year for 'Sharapova's heart drug' Drugs In Sport

There have been 99 positive tests this year for 'Sharapova's heart drug'

Meldonium hit headlines when tennis star Maria Sharapova tested positive at Australian Open.

From The42 Sharapova was 'reckless beyond description', says former WADA chief Dick Pound Drugs In Sport

Sharapova was 'reckless beyond description', says former WADA chief Dick Pound

Sharapova faces four-year ban following doping positive at the Australian Open.

From The42 There were no failed doping tests at this year's Rugby World Cup Drugs In Sport

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

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

From The42 'There is no room for not knowing': WRU issue strong warning after handing out two PED bans Drugs In Sport

'There is no room for not knowing': WRU issue strong warning after handing out two PED bans

The union has handed down bans of four and two years to players from the second tier SWALEC Division 1.

From The42 'I've been tested numerous times' - Heaslip says there's no drug problem in rugby KeepRugbyClean

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

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

From The42 RTL hit back at Boudjellal and link Toulon players to growth hormones Drugs In Sport

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

The drama continues in Toulon…

From The42 Boudjellal defends Toulon after doping allegations in French media Allegations

Boudjellal defends Toulon after doping allegations in French media

It has been alleged that pharmacies in Toulon were illegally providing players with products.

From The42 South African rugby international gets two-year ban for doping Drugs In Sport

South African rugby international gets two-year ban for doping

Chiliboy Ralepelle tested positive for the banned substance drostanolone.

From The42 Athletics Ireland 'deeply concerned' about Sunday Times doping allegations Drugs In Sport

Athletics Ireland 'deeply concerned' about Sunday Times doping allegations

CEO John Foley has called on the IAAF to act immediately on the allegations.

From The42 BBC Panorama documentary claims Mo Farah's coach encouraged doping Drugs In Sport This post contains videos

BBC Panorama documentary claims Mo Farah's coach encouraged doping

Nike has refuted the accusations that one of its top employees condoned the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

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