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German scientists say spinach chemical should be banned from sports
29 Jun 2019
Popeye guzzled spinach to get his superhuman strength. But the plant's power-boosting properties aren't just fiction. German scientists say spinach has a steroid-like chemical that should be added to the doping list.
Arrested skiers suspended after confessing to doping
6 Mar 2019
Five cross-country skiers have been provisionally suspended after admitting they doped to Austrian authorities. They were arrested earlier this week as part of a larger investigation into a criminal doping network.
Three more Russian athletes file doping appeals - sport court
11 Dec 2017
Three more Russian athletes -- champion biathlete Olga Zaytseva and cross country skiers Yulia Chekaleva and Anastasia Dotsenko - have appealed against their doping bans.
Russian agency needs "significant" work to get suspension lifted
13 Mar 2017
The World Anti-Doping Agency says the Russian doping authorities needs to do "significant" work to get its suspension lifted.
Putin says Russia never had state-sponsored doping programme
1 Mar 2017
President Vladimir Putin says Russia never had a state-sponsored doping programme but has to admit that its anti-doping system failed.
Nesta Carter appeals against doping exclusion
16 Feb 2017
Jamaica's Nesta Carter is appealing after the IOC disqualified him from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games for doping violation.
Sharapova sees doping ban reduced
4 Oct 2016
Maria Sharapova can return to playing tennis as early as April after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reduced the former world number one's two-year drugs ban by nine months.
Trump continues to shock with scandals also rocking the Rio Olympics
13 Aug 2016
Russia banned from paralympics over doping
8 Aug 2016
Philip Craven, the President of the International Paralympic Committee, says the organization has banned all Russians from its Games next month because of widespread doping culture.
Kenyan athletes head to Rio after threat of Olympic ban
27 Jul 2016
Kenyan athletes are heading to Rio after several months of doping scandals and the threat of an Olympic ban.
India's Rio-bound wrestler Yadav fails doping test
24 Jul 2016
An Indian wrestler due to compete at the Rio Olympics has tested positive for a banned steroid.