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# doping - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Wada welcomes Putin's comments on Russia anti-doping system

The Russian president says they must heed the demands of the McLaren report.

Phelps: I've never been in clean international race

Speaking at a US congressional hearing, Phelps said home races were fine though.

# doping - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Women's relay team the latest Russian athletes to be stripped of Olympic medals

Antonina Krivoshapka has been disqualified from the London Olympics.

# doping - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

New emails suggest Sebastian Coe 'aware' of Russian doping

The IAAF president has been accused of misleading British lawmakers.

# doping - Saturday 28 January, 2017

'Rules are rules': Usain Bolt has handed back his 2008 Olympic relay gold

Bolt, Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell and Michael Frater surrender medals following Carter’s positive doping test.

# doping - Friday 27 January, 2017

Manchester City accept that they breached the FA's anti-doping rules

The case will now go to an Independent Regulatory Commission.

# doping - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Bolt stripped of 2008 Olympic relay gold after Jamaica team-mate tests positive

Nesta Carter was caught after the re-testing of blood and urine samples from the Beijing Games.

# doping - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

NRL star suspended after testing positive for steroids

Jarrod Mullen has played 211 matches for Newcastle since making his debut 12 years ago.

# doping - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Mark Hunt is suing the UFC for millions over Lesnar's failed drugs test

“I want the UFC to understand it’s not OK to keep doing what they’re doing.”

# doping - Thursday 22 December, 2016

UFC star Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino gets potential Anti-Doping Policy violation

A statement from the organisation confirmed the news earlier this evening.

# doping - Monday 19 December, 2016

'FIFA are not world doping police' - Infantino

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

# doping - Friday 9 December, 2016

New report lays out proof 1,000 Russian athletes took part in 'institutionalised' doping

Former Moscow doping laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov used salt and coffee to manipulate samples.

# doping - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Greek triple jumper fails third drugs test as IOC sanctions 16 athletes over Beijing Games

Nine of those found guilty were medallists in 2008.

# doping - Friday 21 October, 2016

Four years later, Rob Heffernan will finally be presented with his Olympic medal

The Irish race walker is looking forward to receiving the bronze at a special ceremony in Cork.

# doping - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

I've never come across doping in rugby - Dan Carter

“I have full trust that the authorities are making sure that this game is kept clean,” he added.

# doping - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Another scandal for Russian sport as IOC strips weightlifter of London silver

Apti Aukhadov finished second in the men’s 85kg event four years ago.

# doping - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Team Sky's Nicolas Roche says Bradley Wiggins 'ethically wrong' to use TUEs

The Irish cyclist has criticised his team and the five-time Olympic champion.

Laugh it off: Maria Sharapova back on court for first time after doping ban reduced

John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova and Andy Roddick were among the banned star’s peers at the Las Vegas Charity event.

# doping - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event

The disgraced former cyclist will be in Ireland for the One Zero sports conference in October.

# doping - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

'I have to set a good example, morally and ethically': Froome calls for urgent TUE reform

Statement comes as Bradley Wiggins faces continuing scrutiny over his medical exemptions.

# doping - Monday 26 September, 2016

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

Team Sky GM finally breaks his silence on TUE revelations.

# doping - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Wiggins's former doctor questions TUE use

Wiggins’s TUE history was made public last week when his medical records were leaked.

# doping - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Controversial sprinter Tyson Gay in surprise bid to make US bobsleigh team

The 34-year-old is joined by fellow Olympic runner Ryan Bailey.

# doping - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

'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.

# doping - Friday 16 September, 2016

Weightlifter sent home from Rio for doping set to win London 2012 bronze despite finishing 9th

Poland’s Tomasz Zielinski will receive a bronze medal after six competitors from London tested positive.

# doping - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Cuban doper told to return Olympic medal but it looks like it's been sold on eBay

Yarelys Barrios won silver in Beijing but has tested positive for a banned substance following a retroactive drug test.

# doping - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Three athletes disqualified from Olympic Games after failing drug tests

Brazilian cyclist Kleber Ramos and Chinese swimmer Xinyi Chen are the competitors in question.

# doping - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

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"It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games

Michael O’Reilly is due back in Ireland by Friday after he was sent home from the Olympics.

# doping - Monday 8 August, 2016

'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.

# doping - Friday 5 August, 2016

'He's effortless in the ring. He has the talent. It's just a problem with his discipline'

Ireland’s boxers can keep their focus as O’Reilly controversy develops, says Kenneth Egan.

# doping - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Irish Olympic boxer Michael O'Reilly has failed a doping test

Portlaoise middleweight provisionally suspended but indicates that he still expects to compete in Rio.

# doping - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics

An IOC statement released today said it “was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter to protect clean athletes and the integrity of sport”.

# doping - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics

Decision paves the way for a blanket ban on the entire Russian team.

# doping - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Two South African rugby union players fail drugs tests

The players are from two separate unions.

IOC reluctant to ban Russia from Rio, will take a week to decide

The Games’ governing body are cutting it tight for the world’s biggest country.

Brock Lesnar failed a second drug test at UFC 200

The UFC fighter and WWE wrestler is facing a lengthy ban after his in-competition sample tested positive for the same banned substance.

# doping - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Disgraced Russian runner ordered to repay €475,000 in prize money

Liliya Shobukhova won the London Marathon in 2010 and finished second the following year.

IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes

The governing body has promised to impose ‘the toughest sanctions available’ in the wake of the McLaren report.

How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt

Night-time visits by Russian secret service agents were also part of the scheme, the McLaren report claims.

'Foreign footballer in Russia was protected after failed drugs test' - report

As a result Wada has called on Fifa to investigate sports minister Vitaly Mutko, the president of the Russian football federation and chief organiser of the 2018 World Cup.

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